Yahoo Finance Originals: Investing

  • Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.83B, marking end of an era

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Verizon is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion, marking the end of an era for a company that once defined the internet.

    Associated Press
  • No we can't: Hard-core Sanders fans reject Clinton

    Die-hard Bernie Sanders supporters descended on Philadelphia for this week's Democratic National Convention, many so irate with party flagbearer Hillary Clinton that they are prepared to contemplate the once-inconceivable alternative: President Donald Trump. Most supporters of Sanders, who entered…

    AFP
  • Verizon buys Yahoo, AMC ups offer for Carmike

    Here are some of the stocks the Yahoo Finance team will be tracking for you today. Yahoo (YHOO), the parent company of Yahoo finance is on investors’ watch list this morning. Verizon (VZ) communications officially announced its buying Yahoo.

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  • Verizon to buy Yahoo's core business for $4.83 billion in digital ad push

    Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N) said on Monday it would buy Yahoo Inc's (YHOO.O) core internet properties for $4.83 billion in cash to expand its digital advertising and media business, ending a lengthy sale process for the fading Web pioneer. The purchase will boost Verizon's AOL internet…

    Reuters
  • Verizon to buy Yahoo's core business for $4.83 bln in digital ad push

    Verizon Communications Inc said on Monday it would buy Yahoo Inc's core internet properties for $4.83 billion in cash to expand its digital advertising and media business, ending a lengthy sale process for the fading Web pioneer. The purchase will boost Verizon's AOL internet business, which…

    Reuters
  • Verizon is acquiring Yahoo

    Verizon communications (VZ) officially announced it’s buying Yahoo (YHOO). The deal is worth about $4.8 billion dollars, and includes Yahoo’s core internet business and some real estate. In other merger news, shares of Carmike Cinemas (CKEC) got a nice pop in early trading after AMC Entertainment…

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  • Verizon to buy Yahoo's core business for $4.83 billion

    Verizon Communications Inc said on Monday it would buy Yahoo Inc's core internet properties for $4.83 billion in cash to expand its digital advertising and media business, ending a lengthy sale process for the fading Web pioneer. The purchase will boost Verizon's AOL internet business, which it…

    Reuters
  • Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.8 billion after long sale process

    Verizon announced on Monday morning it will buy Yahoo for $4.83 billion in cash. Yahoo first put itself up for sale in February and it fielded multiple bids from many different types of buyers — supposedly as many as 40 at one point. According to Re/code, Yahoo informed the other bidders on…

    Daniel Roberts
  • Nintendo shares dive as company plays down Pokemon GO's earnings impact

    Shares in Nintendo Co tumbled as much as 18 percent on Monday after the company said Pokemon GO would have a limited impact on its earnings - their biggest setback so far after a huge run-up on the smash-hit game. The Kyoto-based gaming company, which is due to report first-quarter results this…

    Reuters
  • Nintendo Shares Dip on Pokemon Go Warning

    Shares in Japanese games and hardware manufacturer Nintendo dipped a seemingly dramatic 17% in early trade Monday on the Tokyo Stock Exchange after the company cooled expectations of an immediate profits bonanza from ‘Pokemon Go.’ The augmented reality game has become an instant sensation since its…

    Variety
  • Nintendo shares plunge 16% on Pokemon Go warning

    Nintendo shares plunged on Monday after it warned that the Pokemon Go mania sweeping the world would not translate into bumper profits, popping a dizzying rally that more than doubled the Japanese firm's market value. Markets had cheered the app's global success as a great sign for Nintendo's…

    AFP
  • Trump’s childhood home comes with a 'HUGE' price tag!

    Here’s where it all began for Donald Trump. This modest house in the wealthy enclave of Jamaica Estates, Queens, was Trump’s early childhood home. Trump’s father, Fred, built the 2,500-square-foot brick-and-stucco Tudor Revival in 1940.

    Alexis Christoforous
  • Why Path vanished from the U.S. social-networking world

    When the social networking app Path launched in November 2010, headlines trumpeted it as the next Facebook. The story is a useful cautionary tale for new social media startups in Silicon Valley. Path even had a series of ‘reaction’ faces (funny, sad, wow) you could tap on someone’s post long…

    Rayhanul Ibrahim
  • The summer weekend getaway for New York’s super-rich is cooling off

    The Hamptons, a group of beachfront villages in Long Island about a hundred miles from New York City, are the go-to destination for elite Manhattanites who spend tens of millions of dollars to buy summer homes. According to Jonathan Miller, president and CEO of appraisal firm Miller Samuel, sales…

    Melody Hahm
  • American Airlines' profit plunges; Chipotle sales and revenue drop; Pandora rejects $3.4B buyout offer

    The company’s second-quarter earnings beat on both the top and bottom lines, but its profit fell 44% from one year ago to $950 million. American Airlines reported adjusted earnings per share of $1.77 on revenue of $10.36 billion. Chipotle (CMG) – The Mexican food chain missed analysts’…

    Seana Smith
  • Starbucks stumbles, Chipotle's free food promotion fails, General Electric drags

    Starbucks (SBUX) cut it sales outlook for the year after it reported weaker than expected revenue in the second quarter as sales growth slowed. Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz called the disappointing sales figures an “anomaly” and blamed the shortfall on political and social unrest both at home and…

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  • Clinton looks to steal Trump thunder with VP pick

    Hillary Clinton moved closer to introducing her running mate, snatching attention from newly crowned Republican nominee Donald Trump just hours after he closed out his convention with a fiery and foreboding ...

    Associated Press
  • Starbucks calls weak sales an 'anomaly'

    Starbucks (SBUX) cut it sales outlook for the year after posting weaker-than-expected revenue in the second quarter. Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz called the disappointing sales figures an “anomaly” and blamed the shortfall on political and social unrest both at home and abroad. Dow component…

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  • The fall of Roger Ailes

    Roger Ailes is gone from Fox News, the operation he started 20 years ago at the behest of Rupert Murdoch, and built into America’s most watched, most openly partisan, most profitable cable news television network. One of the few executives in the news media business who actually wielded genuine…

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  • Trump launches Clinton election showdown

    Donald Trump rallied Republicans by vowing he alone could fix a nation adrift in a dangerous world, storming into an election showdown with Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic nominee determined to become America's first woman president. The billionaire and former reality TV star…

    AFP