Yahoo shares continue to lag as deadline looms
As it faces a Saturday deadline to enter formal buyout talks with Microsoft, the Internet giant's shares drag behind the broader markets.
Here's a number to chew on as Yahoo finishes out its earnings week andto formally negotiate a merger with Microsoft: 6 percent.
That's how far its shares have fallen since it reported itsafter the markets closed on Tuesday. Compare that with the Dow and the Nasdaq, which both ended up slightly higher during the same period.
Yahoo's stock may apparently be feeling the affects of.
During regular trading Friday, Yahoo closed down 1.8 percent, or 50 cents, to end the day at $26.80 per share.
Monday's opening share price for Yahoo could be interesting...