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Stock Futures Today Edging Lower

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Good morning! Stock futures today (Friday, March 27) forecasted a 10-point retreat from yesterday's close. On Thursday, The DJIA managed to bounce back from early triple-digit losses but still closed down 39 points, notching its fourth consecutive drop.

This morning, it's all about fourth-quarter GDP. The U.S. Commerce Department will release its final estimate on GDP for the last quarter of 2014. Economists expect the final level to tick up to 2.4% growth over the quarter.

Here's what else you should know about the stock market today - including your "Money Morning Tip of the Day" - to make it a profitable Friday...

This Yahoo Stock Price Driver Will Replace Alibaba by 2016

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By the end of the year, Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) will let go of its 15% stake in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA).

What as of late been the most significant Yahoo stock price driver will no longer factor into the day-to-day trading decisions of investors buying and selling Yahoo. This sounds dire.

But post-spinoff, Yahoo will not be valueless. Here's why even now, as investors question Yahoo's future, Yahoo stock is still a buy...

Chinese Stock Market Plays Emerge Amid Growth Concerns

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The Chinese stock market has performed relatively well this year. But it's rushing headlong into an outpouring of China bears souring on the country's growth.

A number of other indicators - weak factory production, slowing car sales - have international investors questioning whether the so-called "Chinese Economic Miracle" is losing steam.

It hasn't, and Western analysts currently have these three stock picks wrong...

Buy Yahoo Stock, Just Don’t Place Your Bets Solely on Mayer

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Those tempted to buy Yahoo stock because they see it one day dethroning the likes of Google or Facebook should be reminded of where Yahoo’s true value lies.

Especially since every small victory Yahoo Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) seems to secure is invariably greeted as evidence that Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer is successfully breathing new life into a struggling, once-great web portal and online services giant.

The truth is, the Yahoo turnaround has yet to happen. It’s a buy only because of this one share-price driver…

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...

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