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  • Yahoo fourth-quarter revenue declines, shares fall 4%

    Yahoo fourth-quarter revenue declines, shares fall 4%
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Yahoo's revenue declined for the fourth straight quarter, walloped by declining online display advertising sales. Shares fell nearly 4% to $36.77 in after-hours trading. Yahoo reported $1.2 billion in net revenue in the fourth...
  • Pressure builds for Apple to overhaul or expand product portfolio

    Apple iTV? The iWatch? Bigger iPhones and iPads? Rumormongering about such mythical products is a regular spectator sport for many Apple watchers. But after the company said it could post a year-over-year decline in revenue this fiscal year for the...
  • Apple TV not just a hobby anymore, get its own section on Web store

    Apple TV not just a hobby anymore, get its own section on Web store
    Changes to the Apple Store website appear to indicate that the Cupertino tech giant is now placing more importance on Apple TV, a product Chief Executive Tim Cook has referred to as a "hobby" many times before. When Apple updated its store website to...
  • Herbalife perseveres amid 'pyramid scheme' accusations

    A year ago, activist investor Bill Ackman rocked Wall Street with a $1-billion bet that shares of Herbalife Ltd., the Los Angeles seller of weight-loss and nutrition products, would slide to zero. Herbalife was a "pyramid scheme," bound to be undone...
  • Herbalife takes another bite out of Bill Ackman

    Followers of Herbalife, the Los Angeles peddler of nutritional supplements, know it's actually two stories rolled into one. One is the story of how a company with a questionable business model, overhyped products, and an almost invisible research and...
  • Downtown Las Vegas' El Cortez and Plaza beckon anew

     Downtown Las Vegas' El Cortez and Plaza beckon anew
    Quick quiz: How many Vegas-goers you know prefer staying downtown? Grandma and Grandpa may have raved about 99-cent shrimp cocktails back in the day and sworn that Binion's was the only place for real gamblers, but the '80s brought the bigness and...
  • Carl Icahn's $3 billion Oshkosh bid rejected as 'low-ball price'

    Specialty truck maker Oshkosh Corp. rejected a takeover bid by billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn, calling the $32.50-a-share offer “unsolicited, inadequate, highly conditional and opportunistic.” The Wisconsin company’s board...
  • Motorola Solutions CEO seems to thrive on being underrated, beating odds

    Motorola Solutions CEO seems to thrive on being underrated, beating odds
    When Motorola Inc. first came courting Greg Brown, he wasn't interested.    The year was 1998 and Brown, a division president at Ameritech in Chicago, was weighing an offer from Motorola against one from Micromuse, a publicly traded software company in...
  • Yahoo board picks spark 'distracting' proxy fight from investor

    Yahoo board picks spark 'distracting' proxy fight from investor
    Yahoo Inc., in an attempt to “reshape and refocus” itself, appointed three new independent directors to its board, including a top executive from American Express Co. But the move isn’t passing muster with activist investor Daniel Loeb,...
  • Top hedge fund managers made $14.4 billion in 2011: a 35% pay cut

    Top hedge fund managers made $14.4 billion in 2011: a 35% pay cut
    Ray Dalio of Bridgewater Associates took home $3.9 billion last year. Fellow investment kings Carl Icahn and James Simons each made off with more than $2 billion. To the average plebeian, that’s a lot of money. But for the top 25 hedge fund earners...
  • Herbalife is global giant with business model in question

    Herbalife is global giant with business model in question
    Stock spotlight is a new weekly feature that will profile a notable, public company. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Herbalife: A caption for a photo with the Stock Spotlight column in the Feb. 25 Section A said customers were participating in an...