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The e-Commerce giant's decision came in a preliminary annual proxy filing to shareholders, which asked that shareholders re-elect four board members including CEO John J. Donahoe.
3 hrs ago | Reuters
EBay Inc on Monday rejected activist investor Carl Icahn's two nominees to its board, saying both were unqualified, and urged shareholders to vote against them at its next annual meeting.
3 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider
Icahn has been releasing open shareholder letters regarding eBay since last month .
In 2013, eBay announced a big focus on growth in emerging markets for its marketplace, in particular, Russia, Brazil and China.
That's really not the way it's supposed to work, as the market is said to dislike uncertainty and there's certainly plenty of that at the moment.
Almost every day for the past few weeks, there has been either Icahn invoking the words of famous U.S. naval heroes in his arguments against eBay board members Marc Andreessen and Scott Cook, and that PayPal should be spun off as its own business, or a counterstrike by the likes of eBay board chairman Pierre Omidyar .
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Marc Andreessen, co-founder and general partner of Andreessen Horowitz, fired back at hedge fund manager Carl Icahn, who recently blasted eBay TheStreet's Jim Cramer, co-manager of the Action Alerts PLUS portfolio, pointed out that Andreessen, the creator of the old Netscape web browser, sits on the board of eBay as well as Facebook Cramer agreed ... (more)
"We are strongly encouraged by the results published yesterday of an investor survey conducted by Bernstein Research regarding our campaign to prove to eBay's board of directors that stockholders are in favor of separating PayPal from the company," Icahn said in his letter.
Sales and traffic to online retailers by category and merchant type, data on Amazon and other leading e-retailers, comparisons of leading web retailers, site performance data, more.
On Wednesday, eBay CFO Robert H. Swan sought to explain why PayPal benefits from being held within the larger e-commerce giant, and highlighted the company's push into emerging markets like Russia.
Staples Inc. skidded Thursday after reporting disappointing quarterly results while eBay Inc. gained following a new round of attacks from activist investor Carl Icahn.
Icahn looks at a one-year gain for the stock of 7.2%, against a 60% gain for the Nasdaq as a whole, and goes "meh."
We're going to get started. Very happy to have Bob Swan, CFO of eBay with us this morning, Bob thanks coming back this year.