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Our Yahoo Stock Forecast 2016 Shows Losses Will Continue

Our Yahoo stock forecast 2016 has found three catalysts that will determine the health of the Yahoo stock price.

YHOO is already down 8.47% into 2016, and current shareholders remain in limbo about the future of the company under CEO Marissa Mayer.

If you want to know what to expect as a YHOO shareholder in 2016, our forecast breaks down everything that needs to be on your radar.

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Yahoo-Tumblr Deal a Hail Mary Pass That May Never Pay Off

The Yahoo-Tumblr deal is a $1.1 billion gamble aimed at rejuvenating a stagnating business, but is more likely to end up a costly mistake.

The deal, announced today (Monday), is by far Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's biggest – and riskiest – acquisition yet.

Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) wanted access to Tumblr's 117 million users, most of them teens and young adults, to give it a beachhead into the ever-more important world of social media.

Tumblr has grown rapidly by making it easy not only to create blogs, but for Tumblr users to follow and share one another's posts.

But Tumblr, like so many other social media companies, is not exactly a money machine. Analysts estimate the company's 2012 revenue was just $13 million, making it a pricey acquisition indeed.

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