Marissa Mayer


  • Alibaba spinoff likely to increase scrutiny on Yahoo CEO Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 12:08 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is losing a precious security blanket now that she is spinning off the Internet company's prized stake in China's Alibaba Group. Investors viewed Yahoo as another way to own a piece of Alibaba, a rapidly growing e-commerce company that is expected to become even more successful during the next decade as more of China's...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 27- Yahoo Inc plans to spin off its 15 percent stake in China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, responding to pressure to hand over to shareholders its prized e-commerce investment valued at roughly $40 billion. Shareholders feel that Yahoo and its stake in Alibaba would be worth more separately, so long as the Alibaba shares are not subject to the...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 27- Yahoo Inc unveiled a plan for a tax-free spin-off of its 15 percent stake in China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, responding to pressure to distribute to shareholders its prized investment valued at roughly $40 billion. Shares of Yahoo were up roughly 7 percent at $51.45 in after-hours trading on Tuesday. The new entity will include Yahoo's...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is spinning off the company's $39 billion stake in China's Alibaba Group Holding in a move that wards off a potential shareholder rebellion. The highly anticipated decision announced Tuesday will enable Yahoo to avoid paying billions of dollars in future taxes while intensifying the pressure on Mayer to prove she can...

  • Traders expect fireworks for Yahoo earnings Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 10:28 AM ET
    Yahoo President and CEO Marissa Mayer

    The options market is implying an 8 percent move on Yahoo earnings Tuesday.

  • The only thing that matters in Yahoo’s earnings Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 10:20 AM ET

    If there's ever been an a earnings announcement when earnings themselves aren't important, it's Yahoo's fourth quarter.

  • Pro has major beef with Yahoo's Mayer  Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 12:30 PM ET

    Discussing Yahoo's strategy and growth expectations ahead of earnings, wtih Eric Jackson, Ironfire Capital.

  • Lightning Round: I prefer this to Alibaba Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 6:56 PM ET
    A woman walking past Alibaba signage in Hangzhou, China.

    Are you ready skeedaddy???!!! It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • Yahoo's Mayer poised to make $37B Alibaba decision Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 12:47 PM ET
    Marissa Mayer

    Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer faces a decision on how to manage a 15 percent stake in Alibaba Group worth nearly $37 billion.

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is facing her biggest business decision since she left Google two-and-a-half years ago to lead its struggling rival: how to manage Yahoo's most valuable asset, a 15 percent stake in Chinese Internet star Alibaba Group worth nearly $37 billion. "This is a defining moment for her," says Eric Jackson, managing partner of hedge...

  • Yahoo shareholders spooked before news from Mayer Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 1:53 PM ET
    Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer speaks at TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2014 in New York.

    Yahoo's stock price has suffered as shareholders get nervous about the company's next strategic move.

  • In defense of Marissa Mayer  Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 11:52 AM ET

    Discussing the Yahoo turnaround, angel investor Jason Calacanis, defends Marissa Meyer and highlights her successes as Yahoo CEO.

  • Blodget to Starboard: Give Yahoo some time  Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 11:16 AM ET

    Henry Blodget, Business Insider editor-in-chief & CEO, weighs in on Starboard's letter to Yahoo where the activist investor expressed concern over a potential acquisition.

  • BUZZ-YAHOO INC, AOL INC: STARBOARD KEEPS UP PRESSURE TO MERGE@** Yahoo's shares up 2.4 pct at $49.74; AOL's. **Starboard LP writes to Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, saying company should explore combination with AOL and cut costs to improve profits. **Up to Wednesday's close, AOL's stock had risen 7.3 pct and Yahoo's stock had risen 24.7 pct since Starboard delivered its...

  • Too many rumors could spell trouble for AOL Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 4:14 PM ET
    Lowell McAdam, Verizon, and Tim Armstrong, AOL

    Rumors of an AOL takeover are heating up, but that's not necessarily a good thing.

  • Yahoo's identity crisis  Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 6:22 AM ET

    Nicholas Carlson, "Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo," author, discusses Mayer's future and plans to grow the brand.

  • Make or break year for Yahoo's Mayer?  Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 1:19 PM ET

    Would Yahoo buying Scripps Network make sense? Edmund Lee, Re/code managing editor, and CNBC's Jon Fortt, share their opinions.

  • Yahoo discussed buying Scripps Networks: Report Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 10:30 AM ET
    Marissa Mayer

    Yahoo executives considered buying cable network Scripps Networks Interactive, but a deal seems unlikely anytime soon, according to Business Insider.

  • Matt Murray, The Wall Street Journal, and Alan Murray, Fortune editor, discuss word Yahoo is looking to acquire a cable asset.

  • Can Google make the mobile leap?  Wednesday, 31 Dec 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    Ironfire Capital founder Eric Jackson, provides his top tech predictions for 2015, and discusses if Google can make the jump to mobile next year.