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Yahoo Gets a Big Lift from China, a Little One from Everything Else

Yahoo posted strong quarterly results Monday, blowing past analysts' expectations, even without its one-time gain from saling part of its stake in China's Alibaba. But Yahoo has beat the targets for three quarters running. What it hasn't been able to do is drum up much revenue growth.

10 Brands Losing the Most Value

While some of the biggest brands have grown their values by more than 20% since last year's report by Interbrand, others have fallen precipitously. Here are the brands that lost the most value over the past year.

Microsoft and NBC Cut Ties on MSNBC.com

Microsoft is pulling out of the joint venture that owned MSNBC.com, freeing the world's largest software maker to build its own online news service. NBC is buying Microsoft's 50% interest in the website and will rebrand it NBCNews.com.

What to Watch This Week: Tech Titans, Big Banks and Your Shoes

It'll be fairly quiet on the earnings front this week, but Wall Street still bears watching. Yahoo will try to cheer up investors at its annual meeting; some big banks will report; Marriott will check in; Google will add gadgets; and a major footwear company will size up its quarter.

Initial Jobless Claims Hit 4-Year Low as Hiring Gets Stronger

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell to a four-year low last week, suggesting employers kept hiring in March at a healthy pace. Weekly applications dropped 6,000 to a seasonally adjusted 357,000, the Labor Department said Thursday.