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  • Google's 1Q earnings disappoint as ad prices slip Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 4:23 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Google's first-quarter earnings growth faltered as the Internet's most influential company grappled with a persistent downturn in advertising prices while spending more money to hire employees and invest in daring ideas. Google's Class A stock shed $17.10, or 3 percent, to $546.80 in extended trading.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 1:30 PM ET

    Cisco Systems Inc. rose. 6 percent to $23.03 with 30,873,300 shares traded. Comcast Corp. rose 1.6 percent to $49.17 with 20,014,400 shares traded. Facebook Inc. rose 1.1 percent to $59.72 with 76,473,700 shares traded.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 15- Yahoo Inc again posted anemic quarterly revenue growth as the Internet company's advertising business continues to lag its rivals, nearly two years into Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer's comeback effort.

  • April 16- Yahoo Inc's shares rose as much as 9 percent in heavy trading on Wednesday, a day after Chinese internet company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, in which it holds a 24 percent stake, reported a surge in quarterly revenue. At least nine brokerages raised their price targets on Yahoo's shares ahead of Alibaba's IPO filing, expected next week.

  • Ahead of the Bell: Yahoo Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 8:42 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Yahoo soared 8 percent in trading before the opening bell Wednesday after quarterly results showed an aggressive push into Asia and a slight pickup in advertising revenue. Still, some analysts that follow the company say they need to see evidence that CEO Marissa Mayer is developing Yahoo's core business, with an IPO for Alibaba imminent.

  • Yahoo shares a good buy as Alibaba nears IPO: analysts Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 8:05 AM ET

    April 16- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's surprise surge in revenue and its upcoming IPO present a great opportunity for investors to load up on Yahoo Inc's shares, analysts said. Yahoo's shares, which have jumped 43 percent in the past year as CEO Marissa Mayer pushed ahead with her turnaround plan, were up 7 percent at $36.70 in premarket trading on Wednesday.

  • The truth about insider trading: Ex-Galleon trader Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Ex-Galleon trader Turney Duff offers an insider's view of how learned about Wall Street's dirty little secret: insider trading.

  • LONDON, April 16- British luxury goods group Burberry shrugged off industry jitters about slowing growth in China to post a 19 percent rise in second-half revenue, reiterating that the greatest risk to its profits was the strengthening pound.

  • Hypo bank woes poison the mood in Austria Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 4:58 AM ET

    VIENNA, April 16- Hypo Alpe Adria, the state bank whose woes will swell Austria's debt and deficits this year, is morphing into a national bogeyman for a country fed up with the lender's chronic need for support and policymakers' failure to resolve the issue.

  • Ex-Apple CEO: Alibaba to target US in acquisition trail Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 4:21 AM ET
    John Sculley, former chief executive officer of Apple Inc., speaks at Bloomberg Government's 'Mind The Gap: Connecting Health Care Policy with Next Century Innovation' conference in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013.

    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is the "hottest thing" in high tech right now, former Apple CEO John Sculley told CNBC on Wednesday.

  • *Shares in Alibaba shareholders Yahoo, Softbank jump. SAN FRANCISCO, April 15- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's revenue growth accelerated in the last quarter of 2013, a timely lift for the Chinese Internet company as it prepares to file a prospectus next week for its highly anticipated initial public offering.

  • Alibaba seen filing for US IPO next week Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 1:04 AM ET

    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group is expected to file the prospectus for its U.S. initial public offering next week, sources said on Wednesday.

  • HONG KONG, April 16- Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is expected to file the prospectus for its U.S. initial public offering next week, sources said on Wednesday, moving closer to what could be the biggest-ever listing by a technology firm.

  • Alibaba growth quickens in time for landmark US IPO Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 8:33 PM ET
    Alibaba.com Headquarters in Hangzhou, China

    Alibaba Group accelerated revenue growth in the crucial fourth quarter, a timely lift as it prepares for a public offering in the U.S.

  • Cramer & 'Shark Tank' pro: 7 'Say Word' stocks Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 6:30 PM ET
    Daymond John, entrepreneur and Shark on "Shark Tank."

    In his quest for stock ideas, Jim Cramer often turns to entrepreneurs on the cutting edge.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 15- Yahoo Inc barely managed to expand its core advertising business in the first quarter despite Chief Executive Marissa Mayer's two-year effort to revive growth at the Internet pioneer.

  • *Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley lead underwriters for offering. April 15- Moelis& Co's initial public offering has been priced at $25 per share- below its expected range- a market source said, valuing the independent investment bank at about $1.29 billion.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 15- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd accelerated revenue growth in the crucial fourth quarter, the company reported on Tuesday, a timely lift for the Chinese Internet company as it prepares for a highly anticipated public offering.

  • April 15- Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it bought social data provider Gnip for an undisclosed amount, signaling that it would take on a new role of packaging and selling data, a service in demand by business and government.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 15- Yahoo Inc barely managed to expand its core advertising business in the first quarter despite Chief Executive Marissa Mayer's two-year effort to revive growth at the Internet pioneer. Yahoo is trying to revitalize its business under Mayer, who took the reins about two years ago.

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