Yahoo! Finance

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Yahoo! Finance
Yahoo Finance Logo 2013.png
Type of site
News & Entertainment
Headquarters New York City, New York, USA
Owner Oath
Created by Yahoo!
Editor Andrew Serwer[1]
Registration Optional
Launched January 19, 2007; 10 years ago (2007-01-19)
Current status Active

Yahoo! Finance is a media property that is part of Yahoo!'s network. It provides financial news, data and commentary including stock quotes, press releases, financial reports, and original programming. It also offers some online tools for personal finance management.

Development history[edit]

In the introduction to a 2009 interview with, former general manager Nathan Richardson was said to have built "annual revenue from $10 million to $110 million and expanded the site's content partners from 10 to 200. In 2005 Institutional Investor ranked [Richardson] the most influential person in online finance." In the interview, Richardson described the process of building the financial-information modules and creating a "moat" around the content (to keep visitors sticking to the site). (Richardson is now at, part of the Guardian Media Group.).[2]

In September 2015 Yahoo has published a beta new version of Yahoo Finance to selected users.


In January 2014, Yahoo! Finance was named the No. 1 site "favored by Republicans 18 or older with annual household incomes of $100,000 or more" by conservative media organization Newsmax, based on viewership numbers tracked using the comScore Plan Metrix research service.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Ex-Fortune Editor Joins Yahoo Finance". The New York Times. 19 February 2015. Retrieved 3 February 2016. 
  2. ^ Nathan Richardson's Modest Proposal Q&A by Dirk Smillie,, 2-3-09. Retrieved 3-13-09.
  3. ^ Grigonis, Richard. "Newsmax List: 25 Top Business and Financial Websites for Republicans Making $100,000+". Newsmax List: 25 Top Business and Financial Websites for Republicans Making $100,000+. Newsmax. Retrieved 30 January 2014. 

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