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NEW YORK— It's no surprise that the prospect of a Federal Reserve rate hike worries stock investors.
SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK, Sept 26- Activist investor Starboard Value LP said on Friday it has acquired a "significant" stake in Yahoo Inc and urged the Internet company to explore a merger with AOL Inc.. Shares of Yahoo rose 4.4 percent to close at $40.60, while AOL jumped 3.7 percent to $44.55, both on Nasdaq.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 26- Activist investor Starboard Value LP said on Friday it has acquired a "significant" stake in Yahoo Inc and urged the Internet company to explore a merger with AOL Inc..
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 26- Activist investor Starboard Value LP said on Friday it has acquired a significant stake in Yahoo Inc and urged the struggling Internet company to cut costs, monetize its Asian assets and seek a "strategic combination" with AOL Inc..
SAN FRANCISCO— Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is getting some unsolicited advice on how to turn around the long-struggling Internet company, just like some of her predecessors who tangled with investors dissatisfied with management's performance.
Starboard Value sent a letter to Yahoo on Friday listing several opportunities to increase shareholder value and recommending that it merge with AOL.
In the wake of Alibaba's IPO, Andrew Keene, Keene on the Markets founder, and Max Wolff, Manhattan Venture Partners chief economist, discuss Yahoo's business model and how to play the stock.
NEW YORK— Hundreds of corporations, insurance companies and pension funds are calling on world leaders gathering for a U.N. summit on climate change this week to attack the problem by making it more costly for businesses and ordinary people to pollute.
SAN FRANCISCO— Yahoo may be losing some appeal on Wall Street now that U.S. investors can buy directly into Alibaba. The sell-off came even though Yahoo reaped more than $9 billion last week from selling some of its stake in Alibaba, as the Chinese e-commerce company held a record-setting initial public offering of stock.
It's going to be very hard to compete with Alibaba, and it is skipping the notion of shopping malls, says Roger McNamee, Elevation Partners co-founder. And Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, says Alibaba shares are cheap right now.
Discussing new pressures facing Yahoo's Marissa Mayer as Alibaba comes public, with former Yahoo COO Dan Rosensweig,
China is a "gigantic and important market," explains Re/code's Kara Swisher, in discussing how to gauge Alibaba's potential success in the U.S.
Former Yahoo chief strategy officer Toby Coppel shares his thoughts on whether Alibaba is a threat to other U.S. tech companies.
Ronald Josey, JMP Securities senior analyst, discusses Yahoo's stake in Alibaba and explains why it may be less of a catalyst than investors think.
SAN FRANCISCO— Yahoo is making amends for years of blundering with one smart move: an early investment in China's Alibaba Group that has turned into a multibillion-dollar boon.
What the Alibaba IPO means for Yahoo, with CNBC's Josh Lipton.
Discussing Yahoo's potential move after Alibaba becomes public, and what it could do with the cash it earns, with Quartz reporter John McDuling.
Yahoo will sell part of its stake in Alibaba when the firm goes public and could receive $6 billion after taxes, if the IPO prices at $68 a share.
Alibaba's IPO will generate a lot of money for Yahoo, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.
SAN FRANCISCO/ BOSTON, Sept 18- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's upcoming public offering will give Yahoo Inc billions of dollars for a potential shopping spree that investors hope will jumpstart its comeback. But with numerous holes to fill and soaring tech company valuations, Yahoo will have to make tough choices with any acquisitions.