Ford (NYSE:F) CEO Alan Mulally is reportedly among the names being discussed by Microsoft's (NASDAQ:MSFT) board of directors as a successor to Steve Ballmer, who'll be retiring within a year. Would such a move make sense? In this edition of "Motor Money", Motley Fool analysts Rex Moore and John Rosevear scratch their heads over the reports.

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