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NEW YORK— AOL will provide Microsoft's MSN with more video and additional news stories from popular sites such as The Huffington Post and TechCrunch in an expansion of a deal aimed at selling more digital advertising. The arrangement announced Tuesday builds upon a partnership that AOL Inc. and Microsoft Corp. struck in April.
AOL CEO Tim Armstrong explains his company's partnership with Publicis Groupe on digital video and TV advertising.
AOL CEO Tim Armstrong discusses Starboard's pressure on Yahoo to merge with his company.
Investors are revisiting one of the most-speculated Web combinations after the firms came under pressure to merge.
Sept 28- A proposed merger of Internet pioneers AOL Inc and Yahoo Inc could create a nimbler player in Web video, but strong growth, the measure of success in Silicon Valley, would remain elusive. Investors are revisiting one of the most speculated Internet combinations, after activist investor Starboard on Friday pressured Yahoo to merge with AOL.
NEW YORK— It's no surprise that the prospect of a Federal Reserve rate hike worries stock investors.
*Gross exits Pimco, joins Janus Capital; bond prices fall. News that Gross, a Pimco co-founder who managed the $222 billion Pimco Total Return Fund, will be joining Janus Capital Group pressured short- and intermediate-dated U.S. Shares of Janus Capital ended up 43 percent at $15.89, the stock's best one-day advance in its history.
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.
NEW YORK, Sept 26- Shares of both Yahoo Inc and AOL Inc jumped in afternoon trading on Friday, turning sharply higher after Starboard Value LP urged a strategic combination of the companies.
Sept 26- Activist investor Starboard Value LP said Yahoo Inc should consider a strategic combination with AOL Inc to save more than $1 billion in costs. Starboard also urged Yahoo to cut expenses and look for ways to generate value for shareholders from its stakes in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and Yahoo Japan Corp..
Starboard has sent a letter to Yahoo pressuring the company to explore a strategic combination with AOL. CNBC's Brian Sullivan and the FMHR traders discuss.
Starboard Value sent a letter to Yahoo on Friday listing several opportunities to increase shareholder value and recommending that it merge with AOL.
Starboard has upped its pressure on Yahoo to explore a strategic combination with AOL. CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports the details.
NEW YORK— Good economic and corporate news helped the stock market stage a rebound at the end of a turbulent week of trading. Nike jumped after turning in higher profits, leading the Dow Jones industrial average higher.
Yahoo's move to extend its hold on its Alibaba stake was no help to the search giant's stock, which dropped nearly 2 percent in early trading Thursday.
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.
Yahoo is making amends for years of blundering with one smart move: An investment in China's Alibaba that has turned into a multibillion-dollar boon.