Earnings Review at a Glance: Yahoo!

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It's early days in new CEO Scott Thompson's tenure at Yahoo!, and his plans for the struggling old-guard Internet company are starting to take shape. While talks with Softbank over monetizing Yahoo!'s equity interest in Yahoo! Japan have hit an impasse, it looks like a deal with China's Alibaba Group to buy out Yahoo!'s stake is finally moving forward. Thompson is refocusing Yahoo! on its core assets to drive higher user engagement and ultimately higher display ad revenue and improved search performance. Despite strong first-quarter cash flow, Yahoo! remains a tech turnaround in its first inning.

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