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Dawn Chmielewski, Re/code senior editor, weighs in on Apple's blowout quarter as iPhone sales soar. Also Chmielewski provides insight to Apple's new product cycles.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
*Yahoo unveils plan to spin off Alibaba stake. NEW YORK, Jan 28- U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday, boosted by earnings including from Apple and Boeing, while focus could shift later in the day to the Federal Reserve's first two-day policy meeting of the year. *Yahoo gained 6.7 percent after it unveiled plans to spin off its 15 percent stake in Alibaba Group...
Greg Maffei, Liberty Media, provides his thoughts on Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's leadership decisions and the likely direction of the company.
CNBC's Dominic Chu breaks down the tech giants' quarterly results and growth strategy.
Victor Anthony, Topeka Capital Markets, weighs in on Yahoo's plan to spin off its stake in Alibaba and provides an outlook on the company's growth strategy.
US stock index futures signaled a slightly higher open, with European stocks boosted early in the day after Apple smashed analyst expectations.
Yahoo Inc gained more than 6 percent in after-hours trading on its plans to spin off its 15 percent stake in China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, responding to pressure to hand its prized e-commerce investment over to shareholders. European shares were expected to keep their bullish tone since the European Central Bank unveiled quantitative easing last week,...
Regulators on Wednesday issued a scathing report against one of the country's biggest stars, accusing e-commerce giant Alibaba of failing to do enough to prevent fake goods from being sold on its websites. Uncowed, Alibaba fired back with charges of bias and misconduct by a named Chinese official. The State Administration of Industry and Commerce wrote the...
SAN FRANCISCO— Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is losing a precious security blanket now that she is spinning off the Internet company's prized stake in China's Alibaba Group. Investors viewed Yahoo as another way to own a piece of Alibaba, a rapidly growing e-commerce company that is expected to become even more successful during the next decade as more of China's...
Rich Munarriz, Senior Analyst at The Motley Fool, explains why Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer made the right choice in spinning off the company's remaining stake in Alibaba.
After a day when notable stocks reacted sharply to earnings, CNBC's "Fast Money" traders looked at how to play the big moves.
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eBay fell $1.37 or 2.4 percent, to $54.69. Google Inc class A fell $15.53 or 2.9 percent, to $521.19. Groupon Inc. fell$. 12 or 1.7 percent, to $7.08.
Yahoo's remaining 384 million shares of Alibaba, valued at $40 billion, will be wrapped into a newly formed independent entity, SpinCo.
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 27- Yahoo Inc plans to spin off its 15 percent stake in China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, responding to pressure to hand over to shareholders its prized e-commerce investment valued at roughly $40 billion. Shareholders feel that Yahoo and its stake in Alibaba would be worth more separately, so long as the Alibaba shares are not subject to the...
Companies making headlines after the bell Tuesday: AT&T, Apple, Yahoo & more.
*Caterpillar, Microsoft shares slide after results. The group lost 3.3 percent in its biggest one-day drop since November 2011, in the wake of results from industry bellwether Microsoft. Industrial shares fell, led by Caterpillar.