Yahoo has been contacted by potential bidders, including private equity firm Silver Lake, for part or all of the Internet company, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday, quoting unnamed sources.
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Stocks closed off their best levels but were still sharply higher Wednesday in another volatile session after Greek, French and German leaders renewed their pledges to aid Greece, soothing investor fears over recent rumors of a default.
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Futures were higher Wednesday as investors were encouraged by the European Commission that said it would present options for joint euro zone bonds and largely shrugged off retail sales that came in weaker than expected.
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Stocks rallied in the final hour to finish near session highs Monday, erasing their earlier losses in choppy trading, following an FT report that China was in talks with Italy to purchase its bonds.
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Like newspapers, portals like AOL and Yahoo are confronting the cold fact that there is less general interest in general interest news. Readers have peeled off into verticals of information — TMZ for gossip, Politico for politics and Deadspin for sports, and so on. The New York Times reports.
Stocks opened lower Monday amid heightened concerns that Greece is not doing enough to avoid default grow and as European banks hit their lowest level since March 2009.
Stocks closed firmly in the red Friday amid fears that Greece may default on its debt and following news that ECB's Juergen Stark will resign.
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Futures were lower Friday, after President Barack Obama introduced a $447 billion plan to boost jobs on Thursday but did little to reassure concerns about the tepid economic growth.
Yahoo has hired UBS and Allen and Co. to help it navigate a period in which it is dealing with an activist shareholder and trying to determine ways it can enhance value, according to people close to the company. While the investment banks have not been hired to try and find buyers for the company, they will also help the board navigate any offers, should any arise.