The Silicon Valley Internet giant is slashing up to 1,500 jobs or 15 percent of its staff.» Read More
A weird thing is happening right now, and it borders on the dangerous. Companies want to merge, and partner, and collaborate, and they have lots of cash on the balance sheet, ready to do deals that may help jumpstart their businesses, light a fire under sluggish markets, increase efficiencies, and generate nice returns for their investors. Yet federal agencies in this country and abroad aren't merely getting more active when it comes to scrutinizing the deals, they're getting activist.
Yahoo is done with its cost-cutting program and now hiring, Chief Executive Carol Bartz told CNBC Tuesday.
Sticking to shareholder-value theories is nearly impossible.
In some cases, the difference between a winner and loser is often in the eye of the beholder--who can be a victim or a beneficiary--or simply a political ideologue. That’s why we want readers to weigh in and vote on a variety of people and concepts. We’ll report back with results and rankings on December 1.
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Stanley Schacter said, "Misery doesn't love just any kind of company — it loves only miserable company...That same kind of "miserable company" now works in your office.
Baidu.com has been an Internet success story since it went public in 2005. But while the Web search engine dominates the Chinese market, it has only a minor presence outside its home country.
Big problems for World of Warcraft fans in China, and there are lots of them, as first reported by GameSpot yesterday. But this could be as big, if not a bigger problem for Activision investors and that's why it's certainly worth mentioning here.
As you may know we spoke with Carl Icahn on the Halftime Report. Find out what he told us about Yahoo!
Fast Money friend Carl Icahn is shaking things up again this time with an unprecedented offer extended to CIT’s small bondholders. And he revealed his entire strategy to us!
Yes, you should be scared, sorta.
We've seen these tales of two companies before: one competitor begins pulling away from another, and like a raging brush fire, generates its own momentum, makes its own wind, and just keeps growing. And growing. Devouring everything in its path.
"I'd say it's buyers' fatigue that's set in," says one pro. "The stock market seemed to be going up on bad news for a certain period, and now we have what's perceived as good news...but it seems the market's got it fully priced in."
Activist investor Carl Icahn is resigning from Yahoo's board of directors because he no longer has enough time to devote to the Internet company.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Apple and Whirlpool popped while Barnes & Noble and the Amex Airline Index dropped.
Tech giants Amazon.com, Microsoft, Google, Yahoo and Apple reported earnings in the last week, each posting stronger than expected results. Does this signal the beginning of a recovery—and will tech stocks continue to rise? Gene Munster at Piper Jaffray and Dan Morgan at Synovus Securities shared their insights.
The Dow slipped below the psychologically important 10,000 level on Wednesday after the market took a turn for the worse in the last half-hour of the session. What must you know?
Stocks finished lower after well-known banking analyst Dick Bove downgraded his rating on Wells Fargo.
Stocks advanced Wednesday as investors were encouraged by a few earnings reports, including Morgan Stanley, Yahoo and SanDisk. The VIX, widely considered the best gauge of fear in the market, dropped to just above 20.
Will the weak dollar spark new life in this rally? Or is it making gasoline prices too expensive?