Yahoo Inc


  • Third Point steps up pressure on Dow Chemical Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 7:29 PM ET

    Hedge fund Third Point is considering launching a proxy contest at Dow Chemical after negotiations over board seats broke down on Thursday.

  • BOSTON, Nov 13- Hedge fund Third Point is considering launching a proxy contest at Dow Chemical Co after negotiations over board seats with the largest U.S. chemical company broke down on Thursday, two sources familiar with the talks said. Third Point, one of Dow's biggest investors with a 2 percent stake, had been talking to the company for months and was told last...

  • Cramer Remix: Apple & oil—what you need to know Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 7:14 PM ET

    With the stock at an all-time high and oil at a low, this is what "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer thinks you need to know.

  • Cramer on Apple: Here's the trick to profits Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 6:11 PM ET
    Customers walking into an Apple store in New York, descend a staircase to the showroom below .

    How could the biggest company on planet Earth keep on raking in the profits? Jim Cramer has the secret on how to make the best profit from Apple.

  • Forget AOL, Yahoo’s real value is in dodging taxes Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 1:56 PM ET
    Yahoo! President and CEO Marissa Mayer delivers a keynote address at the 2014 International CES in Las Vegas, Jan. 7, 2014.

    Frustration with Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is as high ever. Not all of the gripes rank equally.

  • Clearer strategy: Mayer or Costolo?  Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 1:04 PM ET

    Discussing the future of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, with CNBC's Jon Fortt, as well as Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, with Julia Boorstin.

  • Fantasy sports on the go: 'Daily' leagues take off Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 1:01 PM ET
    Los Angeles Clippers’ DeAndre Jordan (6) follows through on his slam-dunk over Portland Trail Blazers’ Chris Kaman (35) during an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Nov. 8, 2014.

    The NBA announced a partnership with a fantasy sports site, making its first foray into the growing "daily" category.

  • Yahoo-AOL merger: What's the logic?  Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 11:06 AM ET

    The "Squawk Alley" team and Nick Bilton, The New York Times, discuss the logic of Yahoo shareholders pushing for a merger with AOL.

  • Death of online advertising: Cramer  Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 9:06 AM ET

    Yahoo is buying video ad service BrightRoll for about $640 million. CNBC's Jim Cramer discusses the future of online advertising and the performance of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer.

  • Early Movers: BZH, YHOO, AOL, SEAS, AGN, WMT & more Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 8:27 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    These are the stocks posting the largest moves before the bell: BZH, YHOO, AOL, SEAS, AGN, WMT & more.

  • Yahoo buys BrightRoll in $640M deal  Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 7:16 AM ET

    Edmund Lee, Re/code managing editor, discusses Yahoo's acquisition of video ad startup BrightRoll. Also, Lee shares his thoughts on the possibility of AOL buying Yahoo.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 12- At least two top-10 Yahoo Inc shareholders are so unhappy with Chief Executive Marissa Mayer's turnaround efforts that they are making a direct plea to AOL Inc CEO Tim Armstrong to explore a merger and run the combined company. Their move follows an activist campaign by hedge fund Starboard Value LP, which is pushing Yahoo to consider a deal with...

  • Yahoo to acquire video ad firm BrightRoll for $640M Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 5:15 PM ET

    Yahoo will acquire video advertising network Brightroll in an all-cash deal valued at $640 million.

  • After-hours buzz: Fossil, Yahoo, YY & more Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 5:02 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Take a look at some of Tuesday's after-hours buzz.

  • Yahoo buys video ad service BrightRoll for $640 mln Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 4:59 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 11- Yahoo Inc will pay about $640 million for automated advertising service BrightRoll, beefing up its ability to sell video ads in real-time to marketers. The acquisition sustains Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer's acquisition spree and sharpens the company's focus on video ads, which it hopes can offset declining Internet ad prices...

  • Alibaba Singles' Day haul: $9.34B Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 11:33 AM ET
    Alibaba Single's Day sale totals $9.33 Billion.

    Alibaba founder Jack Ma told CNBC about his hopes to take the 11/11 holiday global, working with Apple, and taking Alipay public.

  • 19 trades, 85 seconds: How to play Alibaba Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 6:59 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the markets opened Nov. 5, 2014.

    Alibaba stock pops 4 percent as China's Singles' Day promised a blockbuster boost to its bottom line.

  • Cramer's military salute: Long-term investing keys Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 6:10 PM ET

    Jim Cramer focuses on three long-term investment themes specialized for veterans and active-duty soldiers.

  • Small investors dump stocks, bet big on oil: Report Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 2:52 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Retail traders dialed back their overall exposure to U.S. stocks in October, according to a monthly analysis of customer accounts from TD Ameritrade.

  • The company's software helps customers such as Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc, eBay Inc and Amazon.com Inc sort and handle Big Data. Yahoo owns a 19.6 percent stake in Hortonworks while venture capital firm Benchmark Capital Partners holds 18.7 percent. Goldman Sachs& Co, Credit Suisse and RBC Capital Markets were listed as lead underwriters for the IPO, according to...