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Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) Stock Likes Deal News – But We're Not Sold

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Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) stock got a bump today on news that it worked out a deal with browser Mozilla Firefox.

The deal would swap out Google's search engine with Yahoo's as the default home page for the browser. This ends a 10-year deal and starts a new five-year venture.

Yahoo looks to have gotten the upper hand on Google, though the story is hardly that simple...

What Yahoo (Nasdaq: YHOO) Stock Investors Need to See from Mayer Now

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Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) stock rose 4.5% today (Wednesday).

But why? Slight revenue growth was the only good thing to come of YHOO's earnings report Tuesday.

That's why YHOO investors need to see some key events take place to improve Yahoo's outlook.

While CEO Marissa Mayer didn't provide a clear roadmap for YHOO's future, she did drop some hints in the earnings call for what's ahead. So here's what YHOO investors need to see actually happen...

Why Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) Earnings Are Today's "Can't-Miss" Report

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The most exciting business headline today will have to be that of Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) earnings, to be released later today.

Even more interesting than the report will be the quarterly earnings call, when YHOO management will likely be grilled by analysts on its plan moving forward.

For YHOO shareholders who want to see a good return on their holdings, and who want to see sufficient windfall profits from YHOO's further sales of Alibaba shares, here's what to look out for in earnings...

Will Alibaba Buy Yahoo? Here's What YHOO Needs to Consider

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It's been a tough time for Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) shareholders, which is likely why some prominent investors with large stakes in the company are wondering, "Will Alibaba buy Yahoo?"

Over the last few years, shareholders have had to watch as YHOO has struggled to turnaround its core business, while the bulk of its value as a stock lie in its lucrative holdings overseas.

Here are the tough decisions YHOO is going to have to make before any Alibaba purchase can happen.

YHOO Stock Now Has to Wrestle with Taxes Post-Alibaba IPO

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Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) stock rose 4% today, with Starboard Value LP reportedly buying up a large stake in the company.

The investment management firm’s decision is a positive development for YHOO, which had seen its shares tumble for most of the week on concerns that as it sheds its portfolio of overseas investments, the remaining core business will be valueless.

Here’s one thing YHOO needs to do to reassure shareholders now…

Yahoo (Nasdaq: YHOO) Has to Make Its Windfall Count After Alibaba IPO

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Now that the long-awaited Alibaba IPO (NYSE: BABA) is here and the stock starts trading tomorrow (Friday) -- Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) CEO Marissa Mayer has some big decisions on her plate.

Yahoo figures to get a massive windfall from its 22.5% stake in the Chinese e-commerce giant, thanks to a prescient $1 billion investment the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Internet pioneer made in 2005.

But now Yahoo needs to put that money to work, primarily through key acquisitions.

Here are the companies most likely to be on Yahoo's shopping list...

Yahoo's Stake in Alibaba: How This Partnership Started and What's Next

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Yahoo Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) is often mentioned in the same breath as Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA).That's because of Yahoo's stake in Alibaba - it owns about 24% - initiated in 2005.

And this means a lot for YHOO as Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba preps for the largest IPO in history.

Here’s how the Yahoo-Alibaba partnership began, and what it could mean for both Yahoo and Alibaba stock going forward…

Dow Jones Today Notches Another Record High; AAPL, YHOO, INTC in Top News

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Stock market today, July 16, 2014: The Dow Jones today (Wednesday) closed up for its 15th record-breaking close in 2014.

U.S. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen testified before Congress again today. She reiterated that the economy remains vulnerable to a struggling job market and stagnating wages - two reasons why the central bank will continue its loose monetary policy in 2014. Still, in its Beige Book this afternoon, the Federal Reserve said that the economy was expanding at "a modest to moderate pace."

Here’s the scorecard from today’s trading session, and the top stories that affected the stock market today…

The Real Reason Yahoo Purchased Blink, and What That Means for YHOO Stock

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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…

Alibaba IPO: Profits Soar as Investors Await Filing

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Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) shareholders and prospective Alibaba investors were eagerly awaiting the Yahoo earnings report yesterday as it provides a glimpse into Alibaba's financial numbers.

The report didn't disappoint, as Alibaba saw its profits more than double in the fourth quarter of 2013.

As Alibaba prepares for its IPO in 2014, its value keeps rising. If it continues this strategy, it may be the biggest U.S. IPOs we've ever seen...

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