The esports industry has grown very rapidly with a lot of big name consumer brands investing as sponsors of teams. There have also been a few IPOs of esports companies, but only one IPO of a pure play esports team, and that was Astralis Group, which went public last month. Jakob Lund Kristensen is cofounder
As has been reported, oil prices are spiking this morning in the wake of that U.S. airstrike that killed a top Iranian general in Baghdad. John Caruso, Senior Market Strategist at RJO Futures, breaks it down.
The markets are sliding today after a U.S. airstrike killed Iran’s top commander General Qassem Soleimani. Yahoo Finance's Dan Roberts, Melody Hahm, Myles Udland, and Brian Sozzi discuss how this could impact investors.
A New Year means New Years resolutions - one of the most common is to save more money.Digit is an app aimed at helping you save, and CEO Ethan Bloch breaks down how to save with Digit.
The new year means higher prices for more than 50 prescription drugs. Companies including Bristol-Myers Squib, Gilead Sciences, and Biogen increased their drug prices, bringing the total number of New Year's Day increases to over 250. Yahoo Finance's Anjalee Khemlani breaks it all down.
New details have emerged in the saga of ex-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn, who fled from Japan last weekend. Japanese prosecutors raided his home in Tokyo earlier today as Turkey launches an investigation into how Ghosn's private plane was allowed to stop there. The Financial Times reports that Ghosn'
Customers are flocking to licensed dispensaries as Illinois starts 2020 with the legalization of buying and selling of marijuana. Yahoo Finance's Dan Roberts, Sibile Marcellus, and Ethan Wolff-Mann discuss on YFi AM.
Tencent's stock is up after the company announced that it will be taking a big stake in the world's largest music company. Tencent will be buying 10% of Universal Music Group from French media giant Vivendi -- for $3.4 billion dollars. The deal values Universal Music Group at more than $33 billion
If you find learning about money and finance challenging. Fear not! Tina Hay, the author of Napkin Finance, is all about making financial literacy as easy as possible.
Times Square is an iconic place to be on New Year's Eve to watch the Ball drop. Did you know it is made of 2,688 Waterford Crystal triangles that vary in size and weighs more than 26-hundred pounds? Tom Brennan, Waterford Crystal Master Artisan joins Yahoo Finance to discuss the design and what is
President Trump is under fire after re-tweeting a tweet from one of his supporters that said the name of a person who is the alleged whistleblower that prompted Trump’s impeachment inquiry. Yahoo Finance's Rick Newman breaks it all down.
A shortage of doctors is escalating across the U.S. as Baby Boomers continue to live longer. Pathologists, the scientists who study disease, have been hit particularly hard, leaving companies looking to incorporate artificial intelligence into disease scanning. Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts, Heidi Chung
Tesla is just days away from rolling out its first Model 3s built in China. The company says deliveries of the cars will start Monday. Fifteen will be delivered to Tesla employees in China, less than a year after construction of the factory in Shanghai began. Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts, Heidi Chung
Fintech was one of the fastest growing sectors of the decade. Cryptocurrency was part of that, although that market had major ups and downs. Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts, Heidi Chung and Anjalee Khemlani discuss with Voyager Digital CEO Steve Ehrlich on YFi AM.
U.S. airlines saw their tenth straight year of profits in 2019 -- and now airline employees are demanding higher wages. U.S. carriers are set to negotiate labor agreements with over 120,000 unionized workers in 2020, from pilots to catering workers. Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts, Heidi Chung and Anjalee
The world's biggest banks are looking to restructure in 2020. Morgan Stanley is the latest to trim its workforce, reportedly cutting 2% of its employees. Commerzbank, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, and Santander have also announced cuts, with banks totaling more than 60,000 job cuts this year.
The new year could mean big changes for Medicare. Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts, Heidi Chung, Brian Cheung and Anjalee Khemlani discuss the new medicare initiatives on YFi AM.
Yahoo Finance announced Netflix's Reed Hastings as its CEO of the decade. Netflix shares have risen 4,000% to make it the number one best performing stock of the decade. Hastings pulled off two major reinventions in the 2010s: first from sending DVDs in the mail to streaming; then from licensed content
Yahoo Finance editors chose The Walt Disney Company as its company of the decade. Since 2010, Disney has acquired Lucasfilm and Fox, put out 24 movies that topped $1 billion at the global box office, and entered the streaming wars with Disney+. Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts, Heidi Chung and Brian Cheung
YouTube has removed hundreds of videos about bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies from its platform, mostly targeting smaller publishers and individuals. In notices sent to the publishers, the Google-owned company says the videos have "harmful or dangerous content,” but has not yet given any further
Oil extended its gains today on optimism over a partial trade deal between the U.S. and China. Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts, Heidi Chung, Brian Cheung and Jared Blikre discuss on YFi AM.