Yahoo shares have risen sharply amid rumours that it is about to be bought.
Its shares jumped almost 6% to $17.60 at the start of trading in New York, before dropping back to end 2.2% ahead.
Unconfirmed media reports have claimed that a number of investment firms are preparing a deal that would take Yahoo private.
E-commerce firm Alibaba declined to comment on reports that its chairman had been approached to head a takeover of Yahoo.
Meanwhile, the New York Post said that private equity giant KKR was interested in either taking Yahoo private or helping to finance a deal.
And AOL is also reported to be among the firms eyeing the possibility of buying Yahoo
BBC News - Yahoo shares rise 5% amid rumours of private equity bid
Long story short, this may be the last chance you ever have to make, and most likely lose, money on Yahoo.