Everyone remembers Yahoo! (NASDAQ: YHOO) from the "old Internet." But while it's steadily increased in value for the past six months, it may not have fully realized the potential of its gains just yet. The former search king is intent on making a comeback and reversing its fortunes with innovative new ideas. Here are, in my opinion, the top five reasons to consider Yahoo as a potential investment.
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While it’s sometimes an easy fact for investors to forget, a company is much more than just a collection of products and services, numbers on a balance sheet, or a stock price. It’s a living, breathing, ever-evolving team of people organized to unite and accomplish a specific and shared goal in unison. And - like any other team - a company requires a strong, intelligent, capable, and insightful leader.
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The European Union recently proposed a new data-protection law that includes the controversial “right to be forgotten” - a consumer protection regulation which states, under the premise that data belongs to the individual, that people shall have the right to have data stored about them deleted if there are no legitimate grounds for retaining it.
If this regulation gained international popularity, it could force many of today’s most successful enterprises more »
On Dec. 15, 1994 Netscape Navigator was born. Just over a year later it claimed over 50% of the total browser market share. In the years that followed, Netscape and the team behind it pioneered a brand new and extremely competitive industry by firing off the first shot in a war of perpetual innovation that has raged on for nearly 20 years.
Ironically, Netscape Navigator was one of the first more »
Earnings season - when blue chips trade like pennies and fortunes are won and lost.
This article will briefly showcase a basket of technology stocks that have shocked and surprised investors during this season's earnings call.
LinkedIn (NYSE: LNKD)
On Feb 8. the social network for the business community wrapped up one of the most impressive sessions of this earnings seasons. Shares of the company soared - closing up over $26 more »
The internet isn't a series of tubes - it's serious business.
At least, it is for the handful of powerful companies that exploited the revolutionary young technology to amass their incredible fortunes (and change all our lives!) by providing an ever-expanding variety of products and services to almost every inch of the globe.
Marissa Mayer - the freshly appointed CEO at Yahoo! - explained in her recent interview with Bloomberg at more »
Higher with Mayer
On July 16, 2012, Marissa Mayer was appointed President and CEO of Yahoo! (NASDAQ: YHOO), effective the following day. The stock price was $15.65.
Since then, it's been a wild ride. As of the time of editing this article (3:00PM CST - 2/8/13) shares of Yahoo! are valued at $20.50 at close of day on news that the company just inked a more »