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May 4, 2012
12:50 EDTYHOOThird Point sends letter to Yahoo! board
Third Point LLC, owners of 5.8% of Yahoo! shares, sent the following letter today to the Yahoo! board of directors: " Yahoo!'s initial response yesterday to Third Point's identification of material inaccuracies in both CEO Scott Thompson's and Director Patti Hart's educational record was insulting to shareholders. We assume that these initial statements were attributable to Mr. Thompson and were not made with the Board's approval. While we appreciate the Board's statement late last night that it would conduct an investigation, unfortunately, for this Board and this Company, it is too little and months too late... Furthermore, Yahoo!'s response "confirming" that Ms. Hart "specialized" in Marketing and Economics, rather than having earned her degree in such subjects (as Ms. Hart has asserted in filings for years) is a similar canard. A "specialty" is not a major. It is not a "minor". We don't know what it is, but we do know that like Mr. Thompson, Ms. Hart has been misrepresenting her actual degree to the investing public for years. Again, we hope that the Board does not accept this feeble attempt at "spin" as a justification for Ms. Hart's misrepresentations... Third Point, Yahoo!'s largest outside shareholder with over $1 billion invested, called yesterday for an immediate investigation if our assertions were true. The Board appears to have acceded to this demand. Its response must be swift and decisive. Finally, we urge the Board to stop wasting valuable company resources and drop its resistance to placing the Third Point nominees on the Board. We are prepared to join immediately. Once on the Board, our first tasks will be to work with the remaining Board members to find Yahoo! a new leader with the qualifications and integrity to lead the Company and install best practices of corporate governance. The Company can ill afford to continue this misguided fight with its largest outside shareholder while it has so many other fires to put out. There has been enough damage already."
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September 2, 2014
06:34 EDTYHOOStocks with implied volatility above IV index mean; AMD YHOO
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August 31, 2014
14:05 EDTYHOODrexel Hamilton to hold a conference
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August 29, 2014
12:09 EDTYHOOStocks with call strike movement; YHOO X
Yahoo (YHOO) January 43 call option implied volatility increased 2% to 38, U.S. Steel (X) January 47 call option implied volatility decreased 9% to 33 according to IVolatility.
August 28, 2014
09:37 EDTYHOOActive equity options trading on open
Active equity options trading on open according to Track Data: AAPL TWTR FB TSLA C DRYS NFLX YHOO PAY AMZN
08:08 EDTYHOOYahoo September volatility elevated into Alibaba offering
Yahoo September weekly call option implied volatility is at 28, September is at 49, October is at 47, November is at 43, January is at 39; compared to its 26-week average of 34 according to Track Data, suggesting large September price movement.
06:21 EDTYHOOYahoo implied volatility of 49 at upper end of index mean range
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August 27, 2014
15:12 EDTYHOOAlibaba growth re-acceleration positive for Yahoo, says Cantor
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10:42 EDTYHOOAlibaba eyes September 23 as 'likely' IPO date, FBN says
Alibaba is eying September 23 as the "likely" IPO date, according to a tweet from Fox Business News, citing people familiar with the matter. Reference Link
10:03 EDTYHOOYahoo September volatility elevated
Yahoo August weekly call option implied volatility is at 32, September weekly calls are at 26, September is at 46, November is at 45, January is at 37; compared to its 26-week average of 34 according to Track Data, suggesting large September price movement.
10:02 EDTYHOOActive equity options trading on open
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August 26, 2014
06:24 EDTYHOOYahoo September volatility elevated
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August 25, 2014
16:04 EDTYHOOCriteo names Mollie Spilman as Chief Revenue Officer
Criteo (CRTO) appointed Mollie Spilman as Chief Revenue Officer. Spilman will lead all commercial operations globally reporting to CEO Eric Eichmann and will be based in the New York office. Mollie joins Criteo from Millennial Media (MM) where she served as EVP, Global Sales and Operations. Prior to this she was CMO at Yahoo! (YHOO).
August 22, 2014
18:28 EDTYHOOAlibaba to begin selling used cars, Nikkei reports
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba plans to work with major dealership China Grand Automotive Services to sell used cars, Nikkei reports. Reference Link
05:28 EDTYHOOSoftbank capital raise could be used for acquisitions, Bloomberg says
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August 20, 2014
12:11 EDTYHOOStocks with call strike movement; UAL YHOO
United Continental (UAL) December 55 call option implied volatility decreased 3% to 42, Yahoo (YHOO) November 45 call option implied volatility increased 2% to 42 according to IVolatility.
11:49 EDTYHOOBofA/Merrill telecom services analysts hold an analyst/industry conference call
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August 19, 2014
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