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    With Yahoo’s stock not moving the needle over $20 since mid-2008, CEO Scott Thompson is facing a massive proxy showdown with hedge fund honcho Dan Loeb, who owns a 5.8% stake (over $1 billion ) in Yahoo through his company, Third Point.

  • Third Point

    Daniel Loeb is shooting off fighting words to Yahoo's CEO again, making clear he has no intention of backing down from his demands that Third Point needs more directors on Yahoo's board of directors.

  • Stocks closed at session highs Monday, logging their best one-day rally in almost two weeks, boosted by Ben Bernanke's earlier comments that the Fed may continue its easy monetary policy if the jobs market continues to show signs of weakness. Stocks are on track to post their best quarter since 1998.

  • U.S. stock index futures gained Monday as Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's speech on the economy gave investors reason to believe interest rates will stay low and even showed signs that further quantitative easing from the central bank may be on the horizon.

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    Take a look at some of Monday morning’s early movers:

  • Board Governance & Net Worth

    Insight on how to maximize shareholder value, with Harry Wilson, former Obama Auto Task Force senior member/Maeva Group chairman/CEO, who also discusses board member net worth, and the GOP candidates' messages.

  • Yahoo Board Battle Heats Up

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche has details on Yahoo board nominations and Facebook holding an April meeting with sell-side analysts to discuss the company's financials in more detail.

  • Yahoo

    Hedge fund Third Point, which has a 5.8 percent stake in Yahoo, says the struggling company would fare better if its representatives were in the boardroom.

  • Stocks finished in negative territory Tuesday amid worries over China's economic outlook and as investors took a breather following the recent market rally.

  • Hot Start-ups: Mobile Game Changers

    Are you one of the more than 700 million people who downloaded the mobile game, "Angry Birds?" Tuong Nguyen, Gartner Mobile Gaming analyst, says the mobile gaming industry could grow to a $17 billion market by 2015.

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    Take a look at some of Friday morning’s early movers:

  • Mitt Romney

    As the Chinese government forges ahead on a multibillion-dollar effort to blanket the country with surveillance cameras, one American company stands to profit: Bain Capital, the private equity firm founded by Mitt Romney.

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    Take a look at some of Thursday morning’s early movers:

  • Yahoo Proxy Fight & Crazy Apple Options

    A possible proxy fight with Yahoo, and the wild options action on Apple's new all-time high and how to play it, with the Fast Money crew.

  • NYSE trader

    Stocks closed sharply higher Tuesday, pushing the major averages to multi-year highs, on news of a stronger US economy and recovering banking sector.

  • Fred Wilson, managing partner and co-founder of Union Square Ventures

    Fred Wilson, a prominent New York-based venture capitalist, is not too pleased with Yahoo's lawsuit against Facebook. In fact, he said Yahoo is dead to him now.

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    Take a look at some of Tuesday morning’s early movers:

  • market-insider-stocks-to-watch-200.jpg

    Take a look at some of Monday morning’s early movers:

  • The exterior of Yahoo! corporate headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    Daniel S. Loeb is getting back into the activist arena. After spending years working behind the scenes to push for change, the hedge fund manager is once again openly admonishing management and battling a corporate board. The target: Yahoo, the New York Times reports.

  • Stocks closed sharply lower Tuesday, with the Dow posting its first triple-digit decline in 2012, fueled by fears over a Greek default and amid economic growth concerns.