News tagged with investment portfolio

Google chairman to sell $2.5 bn of shares

Google's Chairman Eric Schmidt plans to sell 3.2 million "A" shares, currently worth $2.5 billion, over the next year, Google said Friday in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Feb 09, 2013
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Money managers, analysts comment on Facebook IPO

Facebook is finally going public. For investors lucky enough to get in on the IPO, the question is simple: Is this going to be the mother lode that puts their kids through college? Or an over-hyped dud?

Feb 02, 2012
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Icahn pushes Motorola to turn patents into cash

(AP) -- Shares of cellphone maker Motorola Mobility Holdings jumped to a four-month high Thursday after activist investor Carl Icahn disclosed that he's pushing the company to squeeze profits from its vast patent portfolio.

Jul 21, 2011
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Alibaba CEO: Yahoo knew of plan to divest pay unit

(AP) -- The head of the Chinese Internet company that has become tangled in a boardroom battle with major stakeholder Yahoo Inc. said his decision to split off a key online payment service into a separate entity controlled ...

Jun 02, 2011
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