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Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)’s Shares Soar Post Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA)’s Shares Tax-Free Spin-Off

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)’s Shares Soar Post Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA)’s Shares Tax-Free Spin-Off

The shares of Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) soared in excess of 6 percent after the technology company announced tax-free spin-off of its 15 percent stake in the ecommerce company, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA). The tech company holds 15 percent shares of the ecommerce giant and its stake is valued at $40 billion at least. Yahoo

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) Could Be A Potential Acquisition Target After Rolling Off Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA)’s Stakes

With its next quarterly earnings just a few days away, Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) is attracting a lot of speculations and some investors are considering it an excellent acquisition target provided the company decides to spin off its stakes in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA). Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo, said in October, “Many have pointed

Google Inc. (GOOGL) Overtaken by Yahoo! Inc (YHOO) in U.S. Search Market

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s dominance as the default search engine of choice in the U.S. search market is now in danger, in a report released by StatCounter, an analytics company. The report, cited by Bloomberg, indicates that Yahoo’s share of the U.S. search market climbed from 7.4 percent to 10.4 percent, while that of Google fell

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) Should Merge With AOL, Inc. (AOL), Starboard

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) should reduce cost in a significant way in order to remain profitable, according to activist investor Starboard Value LP. In a letter sent to Yahoo President and CEO Marissa A. Mayer, Jeffrey C. Smith of Starboard urged the company to consider joining lots with AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL), saying that a properly structured

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)’S Plan To Acquire Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (SNI) Might Just Be Hearsays

With the rumors of Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) having an interest in the cable network Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (NYSE:SNI), experts are saying that a deal is unlikely to happen anytime soon. Nicholas Carlson, Business Insider, said that the Internet company received nearly $10 billion for its share in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) and this

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO), CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF), Vipshop Holdings Ltd – ADR (VIPS): Top 3 Holdings of Passport Capital, LLC

Passport Capital, LLC, is an investment advisory firm founded in 2000 and based in San Francisco, California. The firm is duly registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The top three holdings of Passport Capital, LLC, according to the firm’s SEC 13F filings for the period ended September 30, 2014, was Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO), CF

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO), eBay Inc (EBAY), Iron Mountain Incorporated (IRM): Top 3 Holdings of Owl Creek Asset Management

Owl Creek Asset Management is an employee-owned investment manager that provides its services mainly to pooled investment vehicles. The firm also offers services to individuals, investment companies, trusts, among other entities. Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO), eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY), and Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE:IRM) emerged top of Owl Creek Asset Management holdings according to the SEC 13F

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) Ready To Utilize Cash At Hand, Acquires BrightRoll To Increase Advertising Footprint

After facing continuous investor unrest to improve the revenue streams of the company, Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) has finally acquired BrightRoll, video advertising platform, for $640 million. This acquisition is aimed at improving the footing of the company in the highly competitive online advertising industry. The acquisition of BrightRoll is significant in terms of the overall

Cramer’s Favorite Tech Picks: Facebook Inc (FB), Google Inc (GOOGL), Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)

Jim Cramer has always been a fan of technology companies and his latest tech stock picks include Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL), and Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO). He has mentioned each of these stocks at least 3 times during the last 30 days. Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) somewhat surprised as well as annoyed the investors with

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) Shares Spike Up Amid Rising Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA), Says Cramer

After facing resistance from activist investors and the shareholders alike, Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO)’s CEO could finally catch breath with rising share prices, thanks to the Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA)’s growing share prices. Jim Cramer called the spike in Alibaba Group’s share prices responsible for Yahoo’s recent success. As per Cramer, Alibaba is likely to