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matsky5 164 posts  |  Last Activity: 8 hours ago Member since: Feb 24, 1999
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    by ozatalar2 12 hours ago

    going-also check that mm is getting 4 TIMES ( IN THE PRESS TODAY) THE AVERAGE AMOUNT FOR WOMEN CEOS! SHE WAS NAMED #1 BY FAR OVER ALL OTHERS WITH PAY! ! THAT IS 4 TIMES! also i'm sure several are showing very good results NOT FLAT REVENUE & EARNINGS WITH BILLIONS TO SPEND! one of THIS board members asked mm to sell the company! THE PROBLEM WITH THAT IS- SHE PROBABLY HAS NO AUTHORITY TO DO SO! after 2 yrs. as a trainee she was classified as OUT OF CONTROL with yahoos money!!! after that she was CONTROLLED by outside sources & no doubt the board got wise & used a microscope to review everything she made a decision on to protect themselves! from outside sources! BOTTOM LINE- ASK THE BOARD TO SELL THE COMPANY!

  • matsky5 matsky5 Jun 1, 2015 12:20 AM Flag

    going bravo-i have never shorted/ never bashed her on a personal basis but definitely feel she is a lousy ceo! also one that is making a fortune for no results! whatever developes with baba has really nothing to do with her! if you & others think she is doing a very good job than you should invest only in companies where the ceo produces no results meaning NO INCREASED REVENUE & PROFITS! don't forget when finding these companies to make sure they (mgt.) have been given billions to produce NO REVENUE & PROFITS TO OBTAIN A SIMILAR OPERATION!

  • Reply to

    Exposure to Texas flooding?

    by a1a.rm May 26, 2015 3:28 PM
    matsky5 matsky5 May 30, 2015 11:21 PM Flag

    a1- all i know is probably what you already know! co. only had 810,000 in prem. for 2014 & almost 5 million end of 1st qr.! .

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    BABA will buy Yahoo

    by capt84 May 27, 2015 3:29 PM
    matsky5 matsky5 May 28, 2015 1:26 PM Flag

    cap-i agree $62.00 seems reasonable! as far as the m&a frenzy- i think its a m&m frenzy for the board to hurry up & pay another 200 million for a new trainee! lets face it- trainees are how to come by when proven turn around specialist are to cheap! - trainees can guarantee ( not fica ) you that there will be no addn'l cost when outside sources run the company!

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    Said and done...

    by chalid2003 May 28, 2015 11:54 AM
    matsky5 matsky5 May 28, 2015 1:12 PM Flag

    i agree with you-but i think the market was down before you advised us! again -i agree- it will be nasty this afternoon once i get to the motel!

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    How hard is it for MM to provide an update?

    by mccormickred May 28, 2015 9:51 AM
    matsky5 matsky5 May 28, 2015 9:58 AM Flag

    it's not her fault! the board has kept her to busy counting all her stock options.

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    another one just got yanked

    by pebble16x May 27, 2015 1:57 PM
    matsky5 matsky5 May 28, 2015 12:25 AM Flag

    funny-not really- you are getting deleted & i have deleted a relatives email (since it was replaced) no fewer than 40 times & still pops up instead of the correct one!

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    Give it UP - MM will NOT sell

    by mike_masin May 27, 2015 10:10 PM
    matsky5 matsky5 May 28, 2015 12:19 AM Flag

    i feel it's guaranteed that she will because she has several million shares & a lot to gain! also fortunately outside sources running the company will demand it! she is perceived as a ceo that had produce no turn around whatsoever (so far) except during her dance lessons! also- she could take the enormous funds she got (as a trainee) & run a start up company learning from the many mistakes she was rewarded for ( as a trainee)! remember (as a trainee) she could of retired after 6 months on the job & lived a life of leasure forever!

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    Excerpt from Seeking Alpha article

    by cosmosisinfinity May 27, 2015 5:17 PM
    matsky5 matsky5 May 28, 2015 12:04 AM Flag

    lutts-the words "this could change " & now "for the time being" & some TOP tax experts indicating "a delay is very possible" leaves a lot of doubt hanging over our heads! also- maybe someone knows the answer but probably not since we aren't sure of the exact area or several areas that could present a problem. question is -would congress have any decision making over the irs ruling? if so-a big delay is almost guaranteed unless it wouldn't affect ones already in the pipeline!

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    100 most powerful women in the world (per forbes)

    by pebble16x May 26, 2015 9:56 PM
    matsky5 matsky5 May 27, 2015 1:20 AM Flag

    i would title it that " mm is the 22 most powerful women in the world accomplished by yahoos insane BOD luxury giveaway pkg."

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    guess who is on the top ten paid exc.list

    by avdaugust May 26, 2015 12:40 PM
    matsky5 matsky5 May 26, 2015 6:45 PM Flag

    the BOD approved mm for the position! the BOD approved her acquisitions & probable any material changes ( also while she was a ceo trainee)! the BOD gave her the fortune ( as a trainee) so she could retiree for life after one yr -as a trainee! don't expect them mentioning that THEY MADE A SLIGHT MISTAKE ALONG THE WAY! instead of paying her-they should of paid outside sources since they were the ones to make positive recommendations & basically forced them on the company! the BOD ( & past BODS) have successfully developed a company that rates HIGHLY for producing FLAT REVENUE & EARNINGS! extremely consistent phantom group! BUT THERE IS ONE BIG BIG POSITIVE! they could of given mm all the baba shares to attract her but has the wisdom not to!

  • GUESS WHO WAS #1? I'LL BET THEY DIDN'T INCLUDE ALL OF HER TOTAL PAY PKG.! i''ll never tell who she is!

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    Wall St Simply laughs at Melissa Mayer

    by mccormickred May 22, 2015 11:32 AM
    matsky5 matsky5 May 26, 2015 12:29 AM Flag

    pebble- i'm aware they have a tax obligation now but mm also has an obligation to show results regardless of other assets to FURTHER the demand for the stock! it's hard to expect a price increase if you don't give them increases expected! was she brought here (given a fortune) with the understanding to continue to show flat results after dispersing a lot of baba funds - for whatever reason? we both know that yahoo is worth billions & it is ridiculous to think other wise but the entire mgt. of yahoo ( including its board) is PERCEIVED to be useless & they will continue slowly ( but surely) to run the company into the ground. ( core 0 value) EVERYONE (or 91 1/2 %) WANTS YHOO TO BE SOLD immediately without taxes holding their breath that mm could come up with ONE quarter to give a hopeful sign that there is a thing called A TURN AROUND. yahoo board (since mm was hired) is like a phantom group that won't recognize NO results maybe because they hired her & approved the acquired cos. & changes! i guess if you can't get a TURN AROUND THEN GO FOR THE NEGATIVE TURN AROUND! at least the word TURN AROUND is shown!

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    Wall St Simply laughs at Melissa Mayer

    by mccormickred May 22, 2015 11:32 AM
    matsky5 matsky5 May 25, 2015 9:27 PM Flag

    lutts- i hope they do ( as a stockholder-never shorted yhoo) why wouldn't i want good results. problem- is that with all the buy backs & acquisitions the bottom line isn't improving! mm (bless her soul) needs to have her strategy blessed along with it! she is NOT being paid an ENORMOUS-ENORMOUS SUM from DAY ONE to show flat results & just wait for the co. to be sold! if so- they should of kept ALL THE PREVIOUS BABA MONEY & NOT spent a dime! 90% of the cos. that i invested in (because of a change in mgt).bought other cos. THAT ADDED TO THEIR EARNINGS & THE GREAT MAJORITY THAT DID showed immediately improvements (2-4 qrs later) ! here- buybacks-buybacks-buybacks/ acquisitions-acquisitions-acquisitions = flat earnings because the good acquisitions will produce when????? & the other part of the co is eating up any positives that will produce when i'm dead!

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    Wall St Simply laughs at Melissa Mayer

    by mccormickred May 22, 2015 11:32 AM
    matsky5 matsky5 May 25, 2015 1:56 PM Flag

    my personal opinion is that yahoo is priced ( even with all its assets) at the current price only because by itself it has been a total dud! yahoo ( with its assets) could be priced NOW at $55 ( or higher) if they could of showed any meaningful results! obviously it hasn't happen unless they are hiding favorable revenue & earnings statistics that nobody has!

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    Wall St Simply laughs at Melissa Mayer

    by mccormickred May 22, 2015 11:32 AM
    matsky5 matsky5 May 25, 2015 12:39 AM Flag

    lutts- your assessment with max makes sense to me! i would also rather have yhoo be at $44 than $50 or $55 since there is more room for the price to go up! using ( as an example) one of my stocks CACC- i wish it was now at somewhere around $50 than over $230 from 1 yr . ago so it would have more chance to go up!

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    Wall St Simply laughs at Melissa Mayer

    by mccormickred May 22, 2015 11:32 AM
    matsky5 matsky5 May 25, 2015 12:30 AM Flag

    max-you are stating that mm is smart & is keeping us undervalued for the spinoff! are you saying that we should be at $25.00 a share then mm would be even SMARTER keeping us way-way undervalued for the spinoff? you don't really think that a possible problem with the spinoff or flat revenue & earnings had anything to do with the present yahoo price? good to know since i have been totally mislead by my thinking!

  • matsky5 matsky5 May 25, 2015 12:12 AM Flag

    could anybody that is part of the (so called ) army let us ( board members) know how many are in the ( so called) army? how do you rank each individual in this ( so called ) army? how many showed up for the (so called ) party? how many addn'l soldiers did you gain from last yr. in this (so called ) army? pls. give us the mailing address & requirements to gain entrance to this (so called ) army? any other information In this ( so called ) army surely would help! thank you

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    Yahoo Message Board

    by retiredexaon May 24, 2015 9:24 AM
    matsky5 matsky5 May 24, 2015 11:56 PM Flag

    sjones- WHY CRITICIZE SOMEONES SPELLING LIKE YOU DID MAXX? ASKING HIM IF HE GRADUATED FROM THE THIRD GRADE! some of the leading ceo's in the past NEVER GRADUATE FROM HIGH SCHOOL & SOME NOT EVEN GRADE SCHOOL BUT MADE MORE MONEY THAN YOU COULD DREAM OF & HAD AN EXTREMELY HIGH BUSINESS I.Q.! spelling a word doesn't mean you can't make great decisions! in this particular case you probably understood his intent! did you know his background? do you know his age? do you know if he has a medical problem? actually none of it matters because if you want to criticize peoples spelling then become a teacher ( MAYBE YOU ARE & CAN'T STOP BEING ONE) & you could do it all day long! actually you could do it all day long here & include me! I CAN'T SPELL EITHERERERER BUT IT DOESN'T MATTER TO ME SINCE NOBODY HAS EVER PAID ME ANY MONEY TO SPELL A WORD CORRECTLY! i made it on my own research without taking advice from anybody & i can't spell!

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    consider this

    by pebble16x May 22, 2015 5:02 PM
    matsky5 matsky5 May 23, 2015 11:50 PM Flag

    i agree- & they should of done something with yahoo japan & yahoo long ago ( & saved a lot of wasted cash) & it wouldn't be an issue now! also all these values arrived at are meaningless if the market takes a dive prior to the SPIN OFF! we have more than the spinoff to worry about from all these delays! we don't know what the affect will be running into higher interest rates. even an idiot would know that 1/4 point increase (90% chance) MEANS NOTHING but the market reaction might be totally negative for all stocks just before orwhen it happens!