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Why Is Yahoo Stock So Cheap Right Now?

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It's been a frustrating ride for Yahoo stock this year.

When all is said and done, the market values Yahoo's core business at negative $3.3 billion.

But that doesn't necessarily mean it's underpriced and ready for a surge...

Alibaba's Jack Ma Just Bought 28,100 Acres in Upstate New York – Here's Why

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Chinese billionaire Jack Ma just shelled out $23 million for a property in New York's Adirondacks that was once owned by William A. Rockefeller, Jr.

But that's no dent in Ma's overstuffed wallet. The co-founder and acting chairman of Alibaba is both the richest man in China and the 18th richest in the world.

Here's a look at Ma's latest expansion into the U.S. - 28,100 acres in one of America's most beautiful nature preserves - and what he intends to do with it...

Is the Yahoo Stock Price Still Getting a Boost from BABA?

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Since the September Alibaba IPO, the Yahoo stock price has moved almost in tandem with the Alibaba stock price.

That's where Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) stock derives most, if not all, of its value.

Here's why that may be changing...

Why Yahoo (Nasdaq: YHOO) Should Take a Lesson from AOL

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One company investors should have their eyes on after this Verizon-AOL deal is Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO).

This Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) announced it was going to acquire struggling internet brand AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL) for $50 a share, or $4.4 billion. Yahoo could only dream for someone to come in and swoop them up.

Here's why AOL and Yahoo are more similar than you would think...

Alibaba Stock Still a Buy Despite Fears of Big Money Sell-Off

With the expiration of a lockup period 340 million shares of Alibaba stock are now free to sell for Alibaba's institutional holders.

And while investors feared that this lockup expiration would prompt massive sell-off of a stock already down nearly 20% this year, Alibaba stock is actually up today (Wednesday).

Here's why the end of the lockup isn't killing Alibaba right now...

2015 Yahoo Stock Forecast: Why a 25% Gain Is Just the Start

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The 2015 Yahoo stock forecast will, at least, reward shareholders with a 25% gain.

That's because Yahoo stock has been moving in tandem with Alibaba stock since the Alibaba IPO.

But there are other factors that could push Yahoo beyond even that optimistic 25% figure.

Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) Stock's True Value Is Not in M&A, but Here

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Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) stock is seeing some gains today on its Brightroll acquisition.

This purchase is the latest in a number of acquisitions made by Mayer in her "turnaround" since 2012.

But these buys are not what's propelling YHOO to new heights.

Here's the real story...

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...

Yahoo Inc! (Nasdaq: YHOO) Stock Up on Optimistic Earnings – But Uncertainty Lies Ahead

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Yahoo Inc! (Nasdaq: YHOO) stock got a boost in after-market trading following an earnings report that beat analyst estimates.

But the numbers are hardly as optimistic as they seem…

Is Buying Alibaba Stock a Gift to Chinese Hackers?

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In all the excitement over the Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) IPO, there are some investors who are saying no to buying Alibaba stock - all because of where it does business. They think that Alibaba has to be working with the Chinese government, which is thought to be hacking into U.S. businesses on an enormous scale.

However, as Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald points out, passing on a company like Alibaba comes with a cost to your portfolio.

In this video, Fitz-Gerald talks about this issue as well as where he thinks the Alibaba stock price is headed...

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.

Will Alibaba Buy eBay Once PayPal Is Gone?

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Ebay Inc.’s (Nasdaq: EBAY) plans to spin off its PayPal unit has left many on Wall Street salivating over the potential of the stand-alone payments business.

And some pundits are speculating that Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG) or Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) might buy PayPal.

But they should be asking this question: Will Alibaba buy eBay?

Here’s why a deal would make sense for both companies…

Here’s why a deal makes sense for both companies…

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…

BABA Soars 38% in Debut, but U.S. Stock Market Ends the Day Flat

U.S. Stock Market, Sept. 19, 2014: The stock market today (Friday) saw mixed trading. The Dow Jones closed at another record high with just a small gain, and the Nasdaq and S&P 500 ended the day down.

The day was dominated by Alibaba (NYSE: BABA), which finally went public after months of hype. The stock opened at $92 and ended its first day of trading at $93.89.

Here are more top stories from today...

Facebook Stock Price (Nasdaq: FB) Keeps Paying, Despite Bad Press from BABA

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Everyone's been down on the Facebook stock price (Nasdaq: FB) this week. It's been getting bad press lately from Alibaba IPO speculators.

Regardless of the negativity, don't forget that the Facebook stock price has absolutely delivered for investors - and it's got a lot more in store.

Here’s why FB investors should laugh it off – all the way to the bank…