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3 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha
Yahoo will sell 121.73 million shares at Alibaba's market debut and provide underwriters an option to purchase an additional 18.26 million shares. Yahoo 's core business has failed to gain traction despite numerous website and product refreshes.
7 hrs ago | Insider Monkey
Yahoo! Inc. is a company with bright prospects and its fate is in the hands of its CEO Marissa Mayer. On CNBC , Yahoo! Inc. 's interim CEO, Ross Levinsohn discussed Marissa Mayer's abilities to steer Yahoo's ship in the right direction.
Yahoo! Inc. yesterday released 1,500 pages of documents related to the NSA's data-collection methods used against them in 2008. Yahoo! Inc. released the documents after winning a court challenge granting them the right to do so.
In this May 21, 2012 file photo, men walk past the corporate logo at the headquarters compound of Alibaba Group in Hangzhou in eastern China's Zhejiang province. Today: Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba says demand is so strong that it will end pre-orders of its stock early, as major stakeholder Yahoo stands to gain billions.
Stocks fell Friday, with the S&P 500 snapping a five-week winning streak, after a strong retail sales report spurred fears of an early interest rate hike. The S&P 500 lost 0.6% and the Nasdaq 0.5%, while the Dow Jones industrial average slid 0.4%.
In early trading on Friday, shares of Yahoo! topped the list of the day's best performing components of the Nasdaq 100 index, trading up 1.4%. Year to date, Yahoo! registers a 3.4% gain.
In 2008, the United States government told Yahoo it would fine the tech giant as much as $250,000 for each day it resisted handing over user data to the National Security Agency as part of its Prism program, which Edward Snowden's leaks revealed last year. The clash only became public when court papers were unsealed Thursday.
CNBC Options Action's Mike Khouw said on the show that he noticed higher than average call options volume in Yahoo! Inc. . More than twice of its average call options volume was traded on Tuesday.
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Yahoo! Inc. is the #34 broker analyst pick among those stocks screened by The Online Investor for strong stock buyback activity. To make that list, a stock must have repurchased at least 5% of its outstanding shares over the trailing twelve month period.
Alibaba, the Chinese ecommerce giant, is all set to go public on the United States Stock Exchange. The electronic retailer is estimated to sell more than the sales volume of Amazon.com, Inc. and eBay Inc put together and its IPO frenzy was expected to be similar to that exhibited when Facebook Inc went public.
Flex Pharma , a biopharmaceutical company focused on treatments for neuromuscular disorders, has raised $40 million from an investor group. Investors include Longwood Fund , Bessemer Venture Partners , EcoR1 Capital , Jennison Associates , Lightstone Ventures , Alexandria Equities , CD-Venture , Bindley Capital Partners , City Hill Ventures and several individuals including Steve Pagliuca , managing director at Bain Capital .
The Dow Jones Industrial Average spent the session modestly lower, ending with a 26-point deficit. Exxon Mobil Corporation paced the declining blue chips, dropping 1.5%, in step with crude oil.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 25.94 points to 17,111.42. The Nasdaq composite index gained 9.38 points to 4,592.29 and the S&P 500 index declined 6.17 points to 2,001.54.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 07:00 pm
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