Among the 238 pardons and commutations issued by Trump were some big names in the financial world, including Michael Milken and Charles Kushner.
Since 2019, Adelson had received treatment for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, which limited his travel and hours at the office, but he continued to helm his casino empire, Las Vegas Sands Inc.
Economist Stephen Moore, a longtime ally of Donald Trump, said on Thursday that the siege of the Capitol by Trump supporters less than 24 hours prior marked a "terrible day for America."
In a new interview, Ariel Investments co-CEO John Rogers applauded donations in the name of racial justice but said the lack of diversity within philanthropic foundations worsens the racial wealth gap that many such initiatives aim to address.
In a new interview, author and former Labor Secretary Robert Reich sharply criticized economic conditions that produce gains for the wealthy and deprivation for the vulnerable.
Legendary actor turned investor Matthew McConaughey told Yahoo Finance that Benioff “inspired” him to embrace the notion that business ventures can both generate profit and promote the common good.
JPMorgan Chase (JPM) CEO Jamie Dimon on Wednesday called for a peaceful transition of power and urged supporters of both presidential candidates to accept the outcome of the election, as president Donald Trump continued to cast unfounded doubt on the legitimacy of the results.
Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates on Tuesday said that the U.S. coronavirus response faces “worse” anti-mask sentiment than other countries, which may owe in part to the nation’s “current leadership.”
Economist Stephen Moore, an ally of Donald Trump who serves on the White House economic recovery task force, said on Friday that Trump’s unwillingness to concede the presidential election does harm to the nation’s economy.
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said many of the federation’s members voted for Biden because the Trump administration had “abandoned” workers through its failure to contain the coronavirus, involve workers in the nation’s economic recovery, or protect essential workers on the job.
Advocates say Amazon has fallen behind a slew of major corporations that announced plans earlier this year to provide their employees with paid time off to vote.
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.