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Yahoo Finance's Brian Cheung helps you navigate the complex world of finance. Learn about how the Federal Reserve works, what the Treasury yield is and the difference between dividends and buybacks. Tune into Yahoo U on Yahoo Finance's On the Move every Friday at 11:40 am ET for a quick crash course on finance and business.
  • What is a stock split: Yahoo U
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    What is a stock split: Yahoo U

    Apple announced July 30 that it would split its stock 4 to 1. But why would a company want to divide its shares up and what does it mean for shareholders?

  • Yahoo U: What are SPACs?
    Business
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    Yahoo U: What are SPACs?

    SPACs, or blank check companies, have gained popularity in 2020 as market volatility has inspired companies to seek capital through unconventional means.

  • Why 14.7% unemployment doesn’t tell the whole story: Yahoo U
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    Why 14.7% unemployment doesn’t tell the whole story: Yahoo U

    The U.S. unemployment rate soared to 14.7% in April, but that number might be understating the true damage of the novel coronavirus on the labor market.