May 14, 2012 The CEO of Yahoo, Scott Thompson, has abruptly resigned. This development is the work of what many call an 'activist' investor. So, just what is activist investing?
Stacey Vanek Smith
May 24, 2012 The ouster of Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson shows how activist investors sleuth about executives themselves, not just their corporate leadership.
May 7, 2012 A hedge fund that owns 6 percent of Yahoo is threatening trouble over the Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson's resume.
Apr 9, 2012 For a lot of us who first got online in the 1990s, Yahoo! was a pretty special place. But that was a while ago and Yahoo! has since gone through numerous periods of tumult. What's next for the company? Plus, social network fans shop differently.
Apr 4, 2012 Shares of Yahoo are down this morning. The Internet giant is handing out 2,000 pink slips today. It's the sixth mass layoff for the tech company in just the past four years.
Apr 4, 2012 The 2,000 jobs Yahoo is shedding don't fit with the plans its CEO has for turning around the company.
Mar 19, 2012 A hedge fund investor with a 6 percent stake in Yahoo! is demanding to take over a block of seats on the Internet giant's board of directors.
Mar 15, 2012 What kind of emotions and thoughts lie behind a high-profile resignation?
Mar 13, 2012 Yahoo is suing Facebook for violating patents that Yahoo owns. The patents in question aren't for obscure parts of Facebook's business.
Feb 22, 2012 The Obama administration today will outline a broad overhaul of the nation's corporate tax code that will lower the tax rate that businesses pay, but could increase to amount of tax revenue heading to Washington.