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  • Oct. 19, 2009, 9:15 AM
    Stocks ready to open higher ahead of a week with little economic data, but a torrent of Q3 earnings reports, including Apple (AAPL) and Texas Instruments (TXN) tonight, and Caterpillar (CAT), Coca-Cola (KO), Pfizer (PFE) and Yahoo (YHOO) tomorrow (today's calendar). Benchmark S&P futures +0.4% to 1087.
    | Oct. 19, 2009, 9:15 AM
  • Oct. 16, 2009, 4:26 PM
    Microsoft's (MSFT) deal with Yahoo (YHOO) is hitting snags with European regulators, Steve Ballmer says, though it's chiefly jurisdictional issues. MSFT -0.5% AH.
    | Oct. 16, 2009, 4:26 PM
  • Oct. 14, 2009, 3:40 PM
    ComScore's new data show Google (GOOG) and Microsoft (MSFT) growing search share, but Google's doing it faster: to 64.9% from 64.6%, compared with Microsoft's move to 9.4% from 9.3%. Meanwhile, Yahoo (YHOO) slips again, to 18.8% from 19.3%.
    | Oct. 14, 2009, 3:40 PM
  • Oct. 7, 2009, 9:30 AM

    Bing (MSFT) seach share growth takes its dip according to Hitware's Sept. numbers, falling to 8.96% from 9.48%. Google (GOOG) rose impressively to 71.08%, while Yahoo (YHOO) fell to 16.38% from 16.96%. What's interesting is the possibility Verizon's (VZ, VOD) new Android (GOOG) phones may come with Bing as the default search engine.

    | Oct. 7, 2009, 9:30 AM
  • Sep. 22, 2009, 3:52 PM

    Yahoo's (YHOO) new $100M ad campaign isn't just about rebranding, it's about regaining respect as a company with a depressed stock and something to prove. "Why are you cynical about us?" CEO Carol Bartz said in Q-and-A when asked about strategic pressure. "Why don't you get cynical about fricking Google? If you don't like us just leave us alone."

    | Sep. 22, 2009, 3:52 PM | 3 Comments
  • Sep. 22, 2009, 12:24 PM

    Bing (MSFT +1.1%) took 9.3% of the U.S. search market in comScore's August survey, with total searches up 6.7% from July, while Google (GOOG +0.9%) and Yahoo (YHOO -0.7%) were both down marginally. Goldman Sachs is impressed: "We believe that Microsoft will continue to build on these early gains to form a strong presence in the online advertising market, a potentially needle-moving success for the company."

    | Sep. 22, 2009, 12:24 PM
  • Sep. 21, 2009, 10:35 AM
    Bullish note from Collins Stewart fails to lift Yahoo (YHOO -2.3%). "We have been suggesting investors go Long YHOO more aggressively ever," firm says, noting YHOO's improvement story "is not fully reflected in the current stock price." The Microsoft (MSFT) search deal will deliver savings, Collins says, but so will work culture changes from silo-driven to operationally efficient.
    | Sep. 21, 2009, 10:35 AM
  • Sep. 18, 2009, 8:10 AM

    Google (GOOG) announces a major overhaul of its DoubleClick ad exchange as part of its push into graphical display ads, a market dominated by Yahoo (YHOO) and AOL (TWX). Google's also moving into print with a deal to offer 2M out-of-copyright books.

    | Sep. 18, 2009, 8:10 AM
  • Sep. 14, 2009, 8:04 AM
    Yahoo (YHOO) is selling its full stake in for up to HK$1.17B ($151M) after shares of China’s biggest trading website nearly quadrupled this year. Yahoo still holds a 40% stake in parent company Alibaba Group Holding.
    | Sep. 14, 2009, 8:04 AM
  • Sep. 11, 2009, 9:10 AM

    The Justice Department expands its review of Microsoft's (MSFT) search deal with Yahoo (YHOO), asking both firms for more details. Though this means the deal will be subject to extensive examination rather than immediate approval, Microsoft says it expected as much.

    | Sep. 11, 2009, 9:10 AM
  • Sep. 10, 2009, 10:15 AM
    Bank of America/Merrill Lynch analyst Justin Post goes bullish on Yahoo (YHOO +5.1%), lifting shares to Buy with a target of $19. Firm notes traffic is still on par or better than the broader internet, and describes Yahoo as "a growth company which is now trading like a long-term secular decliner."
    | Sep. 10, 2009, 10:15 AM | 1 Comment
  • Sep. 10, 2009, 9:00 AM

    Premarket gainers: DVAX +82%. RNWK +14%. SWHC +14%. UAUA +13%. VICL +10%. LCC +9%. OCNF +7%. RFMD +6%. BX +5%. YRCW +5%. SWKS +5%. AMR +5%. DAL +4%. AIB +4%. YHOO +4%. ALU +4%.
    Losers: MON -8%. NAV -7%.

    | Sep. 10, 2009, 9:00 AM
  • Sep. 1, 2009, 7:46 AM

    Carl Icahn discloses in a regulatory filing that he sold 12.7M Yahoo (YHOO) shares at the end of August, bringing his stake down to 4.48%. Icahn remains 'optimistic' about Yahoo and says the sales were to 'provide a more desired balance' in his portfolios.

    | Sep. 1, 2009, 7:46 AM | 1 Comment
  • Aug. 31, 2009, 1:39 PM
    The global search market is still all about Google (GOOG), whose searches grew 58% in July to 76.7 billion. Google's global market share is 68% - a giant lead against No. 2 Yahoo (YHOO) at 7.8% and China's Baidu (BIDU) at 7%. Bing (MSFT) searches were fourth but grew 41% for the month.
    | Aug. 31, 2009, 1:39 PM | 1 Comment
  • Aug. 25, 2009, 8:03 AM

    Yahoo (YHOO) unveils upgrades to its email, messaging and search services in an effort to be more attractive to users and boost falling ad sales. The company is also taking a stab at integrating more social networking tools. Shares +0.5% premarket.

    | Aug. 25, 2009, 8:03 AM
  • Aug. 21, 2009, 8:26 AM
    Microsoft (MSFT), Yahoo (YHOO) and Amazon (AMZN) join a coalition taking aim at Google's (GOOG) book publishing settlement, arguing the settlement gives Google an unfair copyright immunity in digital books that other companies will find difficult to match.
    | Aug. 21, 2009, 8:26 AM | 1 Comment
Company Description
Yahoo! Inc is a technology company. It offers search, content and communication on mobile phone, tablet or desktop.