Amazon warehouse workers and advocates will stage more than a dozen protests nationwide this week as the company holds its annual Prime Day, a two-day shopping event on Tuesday and Wednesday set to do billions in sales, anti-Amazon organization Athena told Yahoo Finance.
In recent days, Yahoo Finance asked 43 of Trump’s top business and economic allies: Should Trump allow for a peaceful transition of power if he loses the election? Three responded.
Ginsburg served on the high court for nearly three decades but accomplished her most significant achievement before she attained the top judicial post, says Linda Hirshman, lawyer and author of “Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World.”
A report released on Tuesday spotlights Amazon among companies that failed protect social welfare in the early months of the pandemic.
Over more than six decades, Redstone’s businesses traced—and at times, charted—industry trends from the explosion of movie theaters to the rise of in-home viewing to the insurgence of online streaming.
The hunger crisis caused by the coronavirus outbreak requires action from the government to bolster the U.S. food aid network as it struggles to address heightened need, said Tom Vilsack, the former secretary of agriculture under President Obama.
The current hunger crisis is even worse than the one the U.S. underwent during the Great Depression, says Claire Babineaux-Fontenot, the CEO of Feeding America, a hunger relief organization that has helped meet the suddenly heightened need.
Yahoo Finance on Tuesday airs a special All Markets Summit Extra: Road to Recovery from 5 to 6:30 pm features conversations with newsmakers and experts across American life who can make sense of this uncertain moment.
Yale University Professor Jeffrey Sonnenfeld posits that large companies with past allegations of discrimination have responded best in the aftermath of Floyd’s death due perhaps to the criticism they received for their shortcomings.
Christina Stembel, CEO of San Francisco-based flower company Farmgirl Flowers, told Yahoo Finance that she kept her company open by quickly accepting how the coronavirus had disrupted her business and making the difficult changes necessary to keep serving her customers.
Tennis legend Serena Williams joined Yahoo Finance to discuss how she's staying strong and focused amid the coronavirus quarantine.
As U.S. states begin to reopen, companies face a new set of choices: whether to rehire workers, when to bring them back to the office, and how to ensure their safety and sanity.
Melinda Gates said the family has spent time together at their Seattle home discussing the latest coronavirus developments at the dinner table.
The Trump administration has held “constructive” discussions with the New York Stock Exchange throughout the coronavirus outbreak, NYSE President Stacey Cunningham tells Yahoo Finance in a newly released interview.
Philanthropist Melinda Gates on Thursday sharply criticized the U.S. response to the coronavirus outbreak in a new interview.
An economic recovery from the coronavirus outbreak will require policymakers and business leaders to make caregiving more accessible for those who need it and more viable for the people — mostly women — who provide it, Melinda Gates wrote.
In a newly released interview, New York Stock Exchange President Stacey Cunningham acknowledged that the resilient stock market does not reflect the condition of the economy.
Not only will more retail chains go out of business but also the sector will never be the same, said billionaire fintech investor Glenn Hutchins in an episode of “Yahoo Finance Presents” on Monday.
Fired Amazon warehouse worker Chris Smalls said an engineer's departure "speaks volumes" about Amazon’s failure to protect workers.
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett on Saturday highlighted the progress that the U.S. has made on gender and racial equality since the nation’s founding but acknowledged the country is “far, far, far from what we should be.”
If fans of Warren Buffett are miffed about a Woodstock of Capitalism they can’t attend in person, they can rest assured that Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts isn’t thrilled either about the blow to the state’s tourist activity.
Essential workers nationwide at Amazon, Whole Foods, Target, Instacart, and other companies held a coordinated strike on Friday.
PPP deserves praise for funneling relief to small companies nationwide but its shortcomings should prompt the U.S. to “rethink” its reliance on banks for the distribution of stimulus funds, said former FDIC chair Sheila Blair.
The coronavirus outbreak has wrought illness and economic pain but also prompted a surge of philanthropy. Among the relief efforts is a fund in Illinois led by former U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, who served under Barack Obama.