More Gold in Diller's Midas Touch?


By Alex Salkever

ACQUISITION TARGETS. Investors can probably bank on the "Diller" factor as well. The $3 billion in cash he has to play with is enough to buy a lot of down-on-their-luck dot-coms. Of course, what he's interested in remains much debated.

Chief Financial Officer Dara Khosrowshahi says USAI is looking at online-financial companies. Other possibilities include online real estate concerns and online classified ads, but Khosrowshahi won't rule anything out (for a Q&A with Khosrowshahi, see "How USAI Weaves a Strategic Web"). Other possible matches for USAI include AOL Time Warner's (AOL ) Moviefone unit and paid search engine and listings provider Overture.com (OVER ).

Analysts say AOL Time Warner is eager to unload assets, and Movi


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