The following video is from Friday's Motley Fool Money weekly roundtable discussion, with host Chris Hill, along with analysts Ron Gross, Charly Travers, and Joe Magyer.

In this segment, the guys look at the addition of Max Levchin to Yahoo!'s (NASDAQ: YHOO) board of directors. With a strong track record of success at Yelp (NYSE: YELP) and eBay's (NASDAQ: EBAY) PayPal, Levchin is expected to contribute to Yahoo!'s growth. In the five months Marissa Mayer's been CEO, shares of Yahoo have increased roughly 25%.


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The article This Is Why Yahoo! Is Getting Stronger originally appeared on Fool.com.

Chris Hill owns shares of eBay. Ron Gross and Charly Travers have no positions in the stocks mentioned above. Joe Magyer owns shares of eBay and Google. The Motley Fool owns shares of Google. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend eBay and Google. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't 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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