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  • Why Mondays are really the absolute worst

    In the 1930s, economist John Maynard Keynes predicted that our five-day work week would be reduced to only 15 hours as our world became more automated by the Industrial Revolution. Sure, not working Mondays would probably just shift the blues to Tuesday, but hey, that’s a risk I’m willing to take.…

    Jeanie Ahn
  • Yahoo Finance Live from Advertising Week

    Yahoo Finance’s Chief Revenue Officer Lisa Utzschneider talks with Yahoo Finance Editor-in-Chief Andy Serwer live on stage at Advertising Week 2016 about Yahoo Finance’s new initiative around live streams. Yahoo Finance has already streamed major corporate events and conferences with names like…

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  • Senator Tom Coburn on drug pricing and political gridlock

    When it comes to hot-button political topics, soaring drug prices are at the top of the list. Companies from Mylan (MYL) to Valeant (VRX) have come under fire for soaring prices, and Tom Coburn, former Republican Senator from Oklahoma, says more medical innovation is necessary to keep this from…

    Nicole Sinclair
  • Refugee and Boston Marathon winner: ‘Unless you are a Native American, we are all immigrants'

    Over 65 million people worldwide have been forced to flee their homes as a result of poverty, inequality, violent conflict, and climate change—including over 21 million refugees, 3 million asylum-seekers and over 40 million internally displaced people. Meb Keflezighi, a refugee who came to the US…

    Nicole Sinclair
  • How one boutique bat maker is getting in the hands of Major League Baseball’s big hitters

    Major League Baseball (MLB) players no longer have an easy decision when it comes to deciding which bat to choose. Inside a woodshop in Norristown, Pennsylvania, David Chandler, the CEO of Chandler Bats, is a rising star in the bat maker industry. In its first year, the company received a MLB…

    Seana Smith
  • Hedge fund manager: Electric cars could actually cause energy prices to spike

    Dwight Anderson, the founder of commodities hedge fund Ospraie Management, is interviewed on Real Vision Television. Commodities trading star Dwight Anderson, who runs the largest commodities-focused hedge fund, Ospraie Management, has a non-consensus view that the rise of electric vehicles could…

    Julia La Roche
  • Here's why Microsoft is the 'new' cool kid on the block

    On Monday, Sept. 26, Yahoo Finance will be streaming Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s keynote at the company’s Ignite conference. Microsoft’s Satya Nadella has been the CEO of Microsoft for a little more than two years since, having taken over for former CEO Steve Ballmer in February 2014. Since he…

    Dan Howley
  • Revitalizing small businesses is key to drive America's economic growth

    Small businesses are considered the backbone of the economy, particularly as half the people who work in this country own or work for a small business. Professor Karen Mills, who was a member of President Barack Obama’s cabinet running the Small Business Administration (SBA), explained that in…

    Nicole Sinclair
  • America's outdated education system isn't producing the workers companies need

    Many business owners say they aren’t able to get enough skilled workers to do the kind of tasks that need to get done in a competitive society right now. In a recent Harvard Business School study on competitiveness, Professor Allen Grossman explained the need for a reformed educational system. …

    Nicole Sinclair
  • Pogue's Basics: Take control of the new iOS 10 features

    If you’ve just installed iOS 10, you’re probably wigging out a little bit.

    David Pogue
  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to give keynote at Microsoft Ignite Conference — Live on Yahoo Finance

    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to give keynote at Microsoft Ignite Conference — Live on Yahoo Finance On September 26, Yahoo Finance will host a live stream from inside the sold-out Microsoft Ignite Conference in Atlanta, GA. The special coverage will include Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s keynote…

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  • Greek Prime Minister: Debt relief will bring the curtain down on a modern Greek tragedy

    Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras, says “the time is now” for lenders to give Greece debt relief. “This is the responsibility of our international creditors,” Tsipras said during a speech at the Concordia Summit in New York on Tuesday. “Debt relief will bring the curtain down on a modern Greek…

    Alexis Christoforous
  • Why Facebook's metric flub won't drive away advertisers

    Think about how many times you’ve started watching a video on your Facebook (FB) newsfeed only to quickly scroll down after a mere second or two. For the past two years, Facebook has not been counting video views under three seconds when calculating a crucial metric for advertisers: the average…

    Melody Hahm
  • Twitter soars on takeover talk; Barclays upgrades Walmart; Facebook inflates video-viewing metric

    Shares are soaring after CNBC reported that Salesforce, Alphabet and others have expressed interest in potentially buying Twitter. The upward move follows RBC’s downgrade of Twitter’s stock to underperform from sector perform with a price target of $14 per share. Walmart (WMT) – Barclays (BCS)…

    Seana Smith
  • Why Disney should buy Twitter

    Twitter is reportedly exploring offers to sell itself, according to many reports on Friday. Reuters reports that Alphabet and Salesforce are the leading candidates at the moment, but other reports have thrown out Verizon (the company denies it) and many other names.

    Daniel Roberts
  • Wall Street drops after three-day rally, crude tumbles

    After a wild week for the markets, stocks cool off after notching a three-day winning streak. We break down the week that was on Wall Street. Plus, IPOs are back in vogue on Wall Street. De Silva was a former senior exec at Valeant.

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  • Don't get sidetracked by the election or the Fed: trader

    Now that the wall of worry about the Federal Reserve is over until December, the media and endless talking heads can take a break from the economy and start handicapping the 2016 election. Employment: Although not stellar, the fact is that for the last 82 months, unemployment has been under…

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