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Research looks at impact of hedge fund activism

Hedge fund activism often initially bolsters the target company but new research has found that it weakens the competition, which may hurt innovation and the larger economy.

Yahoo's CEO is running out of time to turn things around

Marissa Mayer's nearly four-year attempt to turn around Yahoo needs a turnaround itself, repeating a pattern of futility that has hobbled one of the Internet's best-known companies for the past decade.

Hedge fund urges Yahoo to shift Alibaba strategy

A hedge fund with a stake in Yahoo urged the Internet giant Thursday to drop its planned spinoff of its stake in China's Alibaba and instead sell the "core" search business.

With $15 billion valuation, Palantir looks to raise more money

Palantir Technologies, the big data company founded by entrepreneur and billionaire investor Peter Thiel, is looking to raise yet another round of capital, after landing $500 million from investors last year, according to ...

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