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Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)

  • Oct. 27, 2009, 1:54 PM
    Google (GOOG) and Yahoo (YHOO) are the standouts in Barclays Capital's online advertising revenue data, for different reasons.
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  • Oct. 25, 2009, 5:25 PM
    Swap shares of Yahoo (YHOO) for Google (GOOG), Barron's says, noting Google's pulling away from its rival while Yahoo's ad revenue can at best be described as 'less bad.' "With the economy still huffing toward recovery, investing in a turnaround story is only for the brave. The safer bet is Google, which has emerged from the recession seemingly stronger than before."
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  • Oct. 23, 2009, 7:14 PM
    Carl Icahn resigns from Yahoo's (YHOO) board, saying there's "not a need at this time for an activist investor" and praising CEO Carol Bartz and the Microsoft (MSFT) deal. He says he's plenty busy these days. YHOO -1.9% AH. (previously: I, II)
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  • Oct. 22, 2009, 1:56 PM
    Why aren't you blogging, Carl Icahn? "I've been sort of busy. And right now, with the market up, there's not as much interest in corporate governance like there was a couple of months ago." Damien Park notes Carl's been among the most active of activists, seeking board seats at Enzon Pharmaceuticals (ENZN), Biogen (BIIB), Amylin (AMLN) and Lions Gate (LGF), and contuining to pester Yahoo (YHOO).
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  • Oct. 21, 2009, 9:00 AM
    Premarket gainers: SLM +11%. SNDK +5%. YHOO +5%. ELN +4%.
    Losers: AGEN -41%. TSFG -23%. PLCM -13%. ATI -7%. KEY -4%. GNBT -4%. STM -4%. BEE -4%.
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  • Oct. 20, 2009, 6:43 PM
    Yahoo (YHOO +5.5%) CFO Tim Morse, on Yahoo's Q3 earnings call (live transcript), talks about cost cutting: "There's a change occurring in Yahoo! that will value that kind of work - that good old-fashioned, get-your-hands-dirty kind of find ways to take costs down or make sure that they don't go up as much as they otherwise would have - type work."
  • Oct. 20, 2009, 6:15 PM
    On Yahoo's (YHOO +5.5%) Q3 earnings call (live transcript), JMP's Sameet Simha asks why Yahoo needed to hire 200 new people in Q3. CFO Tim Morse: "The hiring was predominately on the product side... We are committed to making sure we are every bit the technology company that we know we are."
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  • Oct. 20, 2009, 6:04 PM
    On Yahoo's (YHOO +5.5%) Q3 earnings call (live transcript), CFO Tim Morse explains why a proposed seach tie-up with Microsoft (MSFT) doesn't signal Yahoo's exit from search: Just like Dell PCs, HPs and Macs all use the same chips, but differ by the user experiences that vendors tack on - "It's the same for us in search: we'll innovate on top of the results that are provided to us by Microsoft."
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  • Oct. 20, 2009, 5:07 PM
    Yahoo's (YHOO) Q3 results aren't as important as Q4, when we finally get to see results of its branding work, Gartner's Allen Weiner says. "There's potentially a huge halo effect around Yahoo, around this branding. [And] we'll see if the search deal with Microsoft (MSFT) goes through." Today is "a very soft prelude," he says, but a good one.
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  • Oct. 20, 2009, 4:28 PM
    The key to Yahoo (YHOO +2.3% AH) is that revenue remained sequentially flat, analyst Colin Gillis says. "We knew the new management could drive some of the cost out of the system, but we want to start to see what can be done to have the company return to growth."
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  • Oct. 20, 2009, 4:09 PM
    Yahoo (YHOO): Q3 EPS of $0.13 beats by $0.06. Revenue of $1.13B (-14.6%) vs. $1.12B. "With revenue coming in above our guidance and flat sequentially, we had a solid third quarter that signals our major businesses have stabilized." Shares +3.7% AH. (PR)
  • Oct. 20, 2009, 12:10 AM
    Notable post-market earnings: AMLN, CHRW, CNI, CREE, GILD, INFN, ISRG, NBR, PLCM, SNDK, SLM, STX, STM, SYK, TUP, WLT, YHOO
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  • Oct. 19, 2009, 5:23 PM
    Ad industry heavyweights urge the DOJ to fast-track approval of a Microsoft (MSFT) / Yahoo (YHOO) tie-up, saying the potential benefits for advertisers, marketing services agencies, Web site publishers and consumers are "too important to wait for." Meanwhile, Google (GOOG) has remained surprisingly circumspect, perhaps out of concern for alienating its customers.
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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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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%.
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Yahoo! Inc is a global technology company. It offers search, content and communication on mobile phone, tablet or desktop.