The First Trade

The First Trade

The First Trade, anchored by Alexis Christoforous and Brian Sozzi, is Yahoo Finance's market preview and opening bell show, bringing you the headlines expected to drive the day's market action. We'll bring you the biggest stories of the day, get you caught up before the bell rings and then bring you up-to-the-minute news to start the trading day. Live at 9:00am ET.

Marriott CEO takes you inside the hotel giant's future

  • Domino's Pizza reports weak sales in latest quarterly earnings
    Yahoo Finance Video8 hours ago

    Domino's Pizza reports weak sales in latest quarterly earnings

    Domino's Pizza reported weak sales, while Amazon is reportedly facing an E.U. antitrust investigation. Yahoo Finance's Ines Ferre joins The First Trade from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to discuss.

  • Companies to Watch: AT&T and IBM team up, PG&E makes repairs, ConEd explains NYC blackout
    Yahoo Finance Video10 hours ago

    Companies to Watch: AT&T and IBM team up, PG&E makes repairs, ConEd explains NYC blackout

    IBM, AT&T, ConEd, Charles Schwab and Bayer are the companies to watch.

  • MARKETS: Goldman breaking out after earnings; J&J drops
    Yahoo Finance Video10 hours ago

    MARKETS: Goldman breaking out after earnings; J&J drops

    From the YFi Interactive touch screen, Jared Blikre joins Alexis Christoforous and Brian Sozzi to break down the latest market moves after a host of companies report earnings today, such as Goldman Sachs (GS), JPMorgan (JPM), Wells Fargo (WFC), and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ).

  • 'Time' may be the only cure for Wells Fargo's troubles
    Yahoo Finance Video10 hours ago

    'Time' may be the only cure for Wells Fargo's troubles

    Jeremy Bryan, Senior Portfolio Manager at Gradient Investments, says things may not get better at Wells Fargo unless the bank has time to work through its issues. He spoke about the latest earnings reports with Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous and Brian Sozzi.

  • Johnson & Johnson beats in Q2
    Yahoo Finance Video10 hours ago

    Johnson & Johnson beats in Q2

    Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson beat on earnings and revenue in the 2nd quarter. Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous, Brian Sozzi and Anjalee Khemlani discuss.

  • Marriott CEO addresses 'drip pricing' allegations
    Yahoo Finance Video9 hours ago

    Marriott CEO addresses 'drip pricing' allegations

    Yahoo Finance's Brian Sozzi sits down with Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson. The leader of the hotel chain addresses the allegations that Marriott has been charging hidden resort fees.

  • Banking ecosystem needs 'continued consolidation'
    Yahoo Finance Video10 hours ago

    Banking ecosystem needs 'continued consolidation'

    Yahoo Finance's Brian Sozzi and Alexis Christoforous sit down with Keith Bliss from Cuttone & Co. and Barry Knapp of Ironsides Economics around Tuesday's opening bell. The panel discusses bank earnings, manufacturing growth, and more.

  • Trump continues attack on dems, protests in Puerto Rico turn violent
    Yahoo Finance Video10 hours ago

    Trump continues attack on dems, protests in Puerto Rico turn violent

    Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous shares what’s making headlines today.

  • Facebook set to face lawmakers on plans for Libra cryptocurrency
    Yahoo Finance Video10 hours ago

    Facebook set to face lawmakers on plans for Libra cryptocurrency

    Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency is set to face a public Congressional hearing today, where lawmakers will inquire about the legitimacy of the program. Sean Keefe, Straight Up Capital Managing Partner, joins Yahoo Finance with his thoughts on the matter.

  • JPMorgan tops expectations, Goldman Sachs beats Q2 results
    Yahoo Finance Video11 hours ago

    JPMorgan tops expectations, Goldman Sachs beats Q2 results

    Yahoo Finance's Brian Sozzi, Julia La Roche, and Alexis Christoforous break down the numbers for JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs, and Wells Fargo earnings.

  • Rep. Cicilline: 'A lot of concerns' over FB's Libra
    Yahoo Finance Video9 hours ago

    Rep. Cicilline: 'A lot of concerns' over FB's Libra

    Today in Washington, D.C., the leader of Facebook’s Calibra crypto program, David Marcus, will testify in front of the Senate Banking Committee, and officials from Facebook, Amazon, Apple, and Google will talk to the Judiciary Committee. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous, Brian Sozzi, Jessica Smith

  • Trump attacks dems, Ice launches smaller immigration raids, Biden leads in latest poll
    Yahoo Finance Video2 days ago

    Trump attacks dems, Ice launches smaller immigration raids, Biden leads in latest poll

    Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous shares what’s making headlines today.

  • Companies to Watch: Facebook in the hot seat, Alibaba holds meeting, Hilton goes top shelf
    Yahoo Finance Video2 days ago

    Companies to Watch: Facebook in the hot seat, Alibaba holds meeting, Hilton goes top shelf

    Facebook, Alibaba, Hilton, Sony and Procter & Gamble are the companies to watch.

  • Biohaven reveals positive results in migrane drug trial
    Yahoo Finance Video2 days ago

    Biohaven reveals positive results in migrane drug trial

    Biohaven Pharmaceuticals, which recently announced a positive Stage 3 trial for one of its migraine treatments. Dr. Vlad Coric, CEO of Biohaven, discusses the future of the drug and the company with Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous and Brian Sozzi

  • Midwest farmers stuck in a ‘weather market’
    Yahoo Finance Video2 days ago

    Midwest farmers stuck in a ‘weather market’

    The rain from the remnants of Hurricane Barry are hitting parts of the midwest already inundated with rain. Coupled with recent hot, dry weather and farmers are facing an outlook that could devastate their crops. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous and Brian Sozzi speak with Bill Baruch, President of

  • Huawei plans to lay off hundreds of US workers
    Yahoo Finance Video2 days ago

    Huawei plans to lay off hundreds of US workers

    Huawei is planning massive layoffs in the U.S. This news comes as the China-based tech giant is still under pressure from the Trump administration. Russell Holly, senior editor of Android Central, joins Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous and Brian Sozzi to discuss what the layoffs mean for Huawei

  • Amazon expected to bring in $5B from Prime Day: Amplify ETFs CEO
    Yahoo Finance Video2 days ago

    Amazon expected to bring in $5B from Prime Day: Amplify ETFs CEO

    Christian Magoon, CEO of Amplify ETFs, joins Yahoo Finance to discuss expectations for Amazon Prime Day and how it affects the e-commerce giant's competitors.

  • Facebook is 'gushing cash,' remains good investment
    Yahoo Finance Video2 days ago

    Facebook is 'gushing cash,' remains good investment

    Yahoo Finance's Brian Sozzi and Alexis Christoforous sit down with Stephen Guilfoyle, president of Sarge986, and Josh Jalinski, president of Jalinski Advisory Group, around Monday's opening bell. The panel discusses yield curve expectations, earnings, investing in tech, and more.

  • Amazon workers set to protest as Amazon Prime day kicks off
    Yahoo Finance Video2 days ago

    Amazon workers set to protest as Amazon Prime day kicks off

    Amazon Prime Day has officially kicked off, and some Amazon workers are planning protests over salaries and unsafe working conditions at Amazon's fulfillment centers. Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous, Dan Howley, and Brian Sozzi discuss what impact the strikes could have on the e-commerce

  • Why a rate cut may not be needed right now
    Yahoo Finance Video2 days ago

    Why a rate cut may not be needed right now

    The market is increasingly optimistic about a rate cut after Fed Chair Jerome Powell's testimony last week, and Yahoo Finance's Andy Serwer, Brian Sozzi, and Alexis Christoforous discuss why the U.S. economy may not need a rate cut.

  • Citigroup tops analysts' expectations
    Yahoo Finance Video2 days ago

    Citigroup tops analysts' expectations

    Big bank earnings are out, and Citigroup reported a beat on top and bottom lines, with a better than expected fixed income revenue of $3.32 billion. Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous, Brian Sozzi, Heidi Chung break down the numbers.

  • Boeing 737 Max Jet may not fly until 2020
    Yahoo Finance Video2 days ago

    Boeing 737 Max Jet may not fly until 2020

    American Airlines and United Airlines have delayed flights using Boeing's 737 Max Jets until November, while some Boeing executives and FAA officials are pushing for the planes to wait to get back into the air until January of 2020, according to the Wall Street Journal. Yahoo Finance's Brian

  • #FlashBackFriday: Execs from Levi, Pepsi reveal details while Powell moves markets
    Yahoo Finance Video5 days ago

    #FlashBackFriday: Execs from Levi, Pepsi reveal details while Powell moves markets

    We look at the major headlines making news after the Independence Day celebration.

  • AstraZeneca weighs in on Trump's attack on big drug
    Yahoo Finance Video5 days ago

    AstraZeneca weighs in on Trump's attack on big drug

    AstraZeneca EVP Ruud Dobber speaks with Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous and Brian Sozzi about the future of pharmaceuticals and President Trump's push to lower drug prices.

  • Amazon Prime Day deals revealed
    Yahoo Finance Video5 days ago

    Amazon Prime Day deals revealed

    Amazon is already out with its list of Prime Day deals. Yahoo Finance Tech Editor Dan Howley gives the scoop to Alexis Christoforous and Brian Sozzi.