Rumors of an imminent Yahoo (YHOO +4%)/Microsoft (MSFT -4%) deal, which sent YHOO shares up as...

|By:, SA News Editor

Rumors of an imminent Yahoo (YHOO +4%)/Microsoft (MSFT -4%) deal, which sent YHOO shares up as much as 10%, aren't true, DealBook says - nor is CEO Jerry Yang planning to step down. A broker stoked rumors by citing an internal Yahoo memo which referred to a "major & historical announcement" some time today.