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  • Yahoo Lobbies for its Board Slate, Management Monday, 30 Jun 2008 | 11:28 AM ET
    Yahoo!'s headquarters in California.

    Yahoo sought to rally shareholder support for its board of directors and management amid a proxy battle with billionaire Carl Icahn, saying the investor had outlined an "ill-defined plan" for the future of the Internet company.

  • Stock Market Insider: The Week Ahead Friday, 27 Jun 2008 | 6:38 PM ET

    Wall Street's bears have a serious grip on the stock market, a hold that can only add to volatility in the week ahead.

  • Pfizer and the State of Statins Monday, 23 Jun 2008 | 11:15 AM ET

    As much as I tried to disconnect during my vacation last week, I couldn't escape the ubiquitous presence of pharmaceuticals in our everyday lives...

  • Icahn Finally Adopts His Own Web Strategy Thursday, 19 Jun 2008 | 3:59 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Corporate raider Carl Icahn has had much to say about Yahoo's internal machinations and its refusal to submit to the hostile overtures of Microsoft. He's had much to say about the company's planned partnership with Google, which surprisingly, seemed a little more positive than many experts had anticipated.

  • Microsoft Urged to Take Yahoo Search Bid to Holders Thursday, 19 Jun 2008 | 3:58 PM ET

    An investor with a minority stake in Yahoo on Thursday urged Microsoft to take its most recent proposal for a partial investment directly to Yahoo shareholders and prove its merits.

  • Icahn Says His Blog Will Go Live on Thursday Thursday, 19 Jun 2008 | 5:29 AM ET

    The New York Post can finally drop its Carl Icahn blog-watch timer. The long-delayed Icahn Report blog is going live on Thursday, the financier and corporate agitator said on Wednesday.

  • Icahn's Board Slate for Yahoo Still Getting Attention Tuesday, 17 Jun 2008 | 1:45 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Yahoo investors are showing more interest in an alternate board slate proposed by billionaire Carl Icahn that was first formed to deliver the company to Microsoft in a now-defunct buyout.

  • Cramer: Buy More Yahoo! Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | 7:21 PM ET

    Carl Icahn holds the key to a Microsoft buyout.

  • What Icahn Can Do for Motorola and Yahoo! Monday, 9 Jun 2008 | 6:28 PM ET

    The legendary activist investor offers just what these two struggling companies – and their investors – need.

  • Yahoo's Response to Carl Icahn's Letter Wednesday, 4 Jun 2008 | 10:08 PM ET
  • First On Fast: Icahn Answers Yahoo! Wednesday, 4 Jun 2008 | 5:41 PM ET

    In a "First On Fast" interview Carl Icahn says, "I believe Yahoo is a very strategic and important acquisition for Microsoft and eventually I believe (the deal) will happen...”

  • Icahn Fires Next Shot Wednesday, 4 Jun 2008 | 4:05 PM ET

    In a "First on Fast" interview Carl Icahn responds Yahoo! during the live show!

  • Reasonable vs. Ridiculous: The Yahoo Story Wednesday, 4 Jun 2008 | 11:45 AM ET
    Yahoo!'s headquarters in California.

    We're learning from those court documents unsealed in Delaware that Yahoo was working on a way to thwart Microsoft's offers. Forget "poison pills." This was like a bullet to the head.

  • Icahn Wants New Chief for Yahoo Wednesday, 4 Jun 2008 | 9:50 AM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn would seek to remove Jerry Yang as chief executive of Yahoo if Icahn succeeded in a proxy battle against the company over its failure to reach a deal with Microsoft, The New York Times reports.

  • Yahoo Renominates Board, Postpones Annual Meeting Thursday, 22 May 2008 | 10:37 PM ET

    Yahoo on Thursday nominated nine of its 10 existing directors for reelection to the company's board, setting the stage for a showdown with dissident investors at its annual shareholder meeting.

  • Icahn To Go Behind-The-Scenes At Biogen Idec Wednesday, 21 May 2008 | 4:41 PM ET

    So, Carl Icahn is grabbing headlines this week over his new battle with Yahoo and how Boone Pickens is backing him up now, too. But Icahn has his finger in a lot of pies. He's still in a proxy fight with Biogen Idec where he's trying to get his people on the Board at the upcoming shareholder meeting on June 19th.

  • New Microsoft-Yahoo Plan: Alliance, Not Acquisition Tuesday, 20 May 2008 | 9:31 AM ET

    Microsoft has proposed to buy Yahoo's search business and take a minority stake in the Web pioneer, stopping short of a full-out merger, a person familiar with the discussions said on Monday.

  • Microsoft Wants to Buy Yahoo Search Business Monday, 19 May 2008 | 6:29 PM ET

    Microsoft has proposed an alternative deal to Yahoo that involves acquiring the Internet portal's search business, Reuters reported Monday.

  • Microsoft has proposed an alternative deal to Yahoo that involves acquiring the Internet portal's search business, Reuters reported Monday.

  • Yahoo's Response to Icahn Friday, 16 May 2008 | 8:49 AM ET
    Carl Icahn

    My take on the Yahoo response to Icahn's letter, for what it's worth ...