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Mayer paid US$900,000-a-week despite Yahoo's continued decline

Her pay was mostly in stock and stock options, and she reaped the rewards alongside company's stockholders

By Wall Street's most basic yardstick - Yahoo's stock price - Ms Mayer earned every penny she got.

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WHEN a withered Yahoo is absorbed by Verizon Communications in the next week or so, it will be the end of an era for one of the pioneering names of the Internet age.

It will also conclude the remarkable five-year run of Yahoo's chief executive, Marissa Mayer, who was...

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