| Jan 28, 2014
| 2:50 PM
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...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 6:27 PM
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...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 7:58 AM
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...
| Dec 18, 2013
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...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 11:55 AM
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...
| Mar 4, 2012
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...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 8:11 AM
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...
| Feb 13, 2012
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...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 8:18 AM
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,...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 9:19 AM
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...
| Feb 25, 2013
Stock spotlight is a new weekly feature that will profile a notable, public company.
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Herbalife: A caption for a photo with the Stock Spotlight column in the Feb. 25 Section A said customers were participating in an...