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Just when you thought the Yahoo vs. Microsoft, Microsoft vs. Yahoo, shareholders vs. Yahoo saga had finally come to a whimpering close.
The company is recounting the shareholder vote for its board of directors after discovering that a tabulating firm failed to register the opposition of a major investor.
It's always a crapshoot what comes out of Cisco Systems' CEO John Chambers' mouth, and he's in the rare position of being able to utter a single word or phrase that could buoy or blast an investor's portfolio.
I missed blogging while I was away--there are just too many good stories out there--and I also missed your emails.
One of Yahoo's largest and most critical shareholders, Capital Research Global Investors, said on Monday it had asked for a probe of last week's shareholder vote, a move that calls into question the strong showing for Chief Executive Jerry Yang.
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Callaway Golf CEO George Fellows says that his company is in pretty good shape and its international sales can help make up for any weakness in the United States.
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Expect tech investors to absolutely scrutinize the news out of Silicon Valley next week as Cisco reports earnings.
The Dow closed lower on Friday after General Motors reported hefty losses and new data showed U.S. employers cut jobs for the seventh straight month.
So after all the high drama, the passion, the verbal assaults, the hand-wringing, the concerns, worry and bitterness, Yahoo's shareholders have spoken. And they are resoundingly supporting the current board of directors. And I mean resoundingly...
This is inside the San Jose Fairmont's cavernous Imperial Ballroom. And I'm struck at the number of empty chairs here. The room holds 1,000 people. There might be 200 chairs taken. There are mountains of pastries outside the door. Most of it untouched.
I'm in downtown San Jose's Plaza Park, across from the Fairmont Hotel where today's Yahoo shareholder showdown will occur.
Tech watchers have their eye on the next big thing that could move the market Friday and whispers are swirling that it will come out of the Yahoo! shareholder meeting.
If such a thing exists this year, here's the stock to play it.
Investor Carl Icahn, who ran a heated proxy battle to unseat the Yahoo board and oust its chief executive, said he will not be attending the Internet company's annual meeting Friday.
So Exxon Mobil has just broken its own record again, reporting a mind-boggling $11.6 billion profit on $138 billion in sales. Windfall? Nope: Microsoft is three times more profitable than Exxon.
Sure the company and its nemesis, Carl Icahn, have joined forces so that bitter proxy contest could be eliminated. But that doesn't mean they've pushed their differences aside, or that general shareholder bitterness doesn't remain.
Yahoo has a lot of persuading to do Friday. At its annual meeting, Yahoo will have to show frustrated shareholders how it plans to move forward in the wake of dead-end buyout talks Microsoft. This against the background of Carl Icahn on its board and the sale of T. Boone Pickens Yahoo stake ahead of the meeting.