What Really Matters for Yahoo!

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New Yahoo! CEO Scott Thompson has taken control of the conversation around Yahoo!, shifting the market's attention away from the negotiations around the monetization of its Asian assets and toward his strategy for Yahoo!'s core assets. Charly thinks this is the right move as it takes the pressure off the company to strike a hasty deal with Alibaba Group or Softbank with respect to Yahoo! Japan. Yahoo! has clear challenges ahead as it works to improve the profitability of its Web properties, particularly with the rapid shift of consumer content consumption to mobile devices.

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Charly Travers has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. Jason Moser has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, and Yahoo!. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, and Yahoo!. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.


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