Could This Move Make Billions for BlackBerry?

It seems every day new rumors emerge about what struggling Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry (NASDAQ: BBRY  ) will do next as it searches for the path that suits its shareholders best. Sifting through the recent rumors, one move in particular stands out: a potential spinoff of its subscriber-based messaging service, BBM. As one of BlackBerry's strongest assets, this could certainly help make some serious money for investors in the short term. However, it's worth remembering that what's good for BlackBerry and it its investors today might not set up the company to win for years to come. In this video, Fool contributor Andrew Tonner looks at this potential move in greater detail.

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  • Report this Comment On August 30, 2013, at 11:06 PM, HelpIsHere wrote:

    These stupid videos need to stop, someone sue this clown.

  • Report this Comment On August 31, 2013, at 1:13 AM, flori72 wrote:

    thanks for the positive title :)

  • Report this Comment On September 03, 2013, at 4:52 AM, DavidLehmann wrote:

    I am of the opinion that what I heard on the flight from Toronto to Hong Kong should be published .

    There were two man seating beside me discussing the sale of Black berry.

    As I heard from the long discussion there going to meet a Canadian investor and Lenovo in China to try to close a 5 month negotiation of the sale of Blackberry where Lenovo together with the Canadian investor would purchase Blackberry for $ 18,5 per share.

    Don’t you think it’s to cheap of the price ??

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