Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) reported second quarter 2014 earnings results after closing bell today (Tuesday). Despite a miss, Yahoo stock surged more than 2.25% after hours.
Here’s what’s going on…
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Yesterday, Yahoo Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) acquired Blink, a mobile-messaging app that allows users to send texts, pictures, and videos that self-destruct after an allotted period of time.
The acquisition fits into Yahoo's trend of buying small mobile companies in hopes of further strengthening its share of the mobile market.Yahoo and CEO Marissa Mayer better hope that this strategy pays off, because if it fails YHOO stock could be in serious trouble…
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