Outstanding student debt in the United States stands at $1.48T, according to the New York Federal Reserve. But should you pay for your child's education, or save for retirement instead? Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous and director of behavioral science at Morningstar Sarah Newcomb discuss.
Gamers are calling for a boycott against Activision Blizzard after the company banned and stripped prize money away from a top player of its online game "Hearth-Stone," for saying a pro-Hong Kong message on a livestream.
"...When we ask about what everyone else wants, status and fame just rocket to the top,” said Todd Rose, a think tank co-founder.
Yahoo Finance's Julie Hyman speaks with "The Good Place" actress Jameela Jamil on her I Weigh initiative to combat diet and detox products on social media.
Bayard Winthrop, CEO of clothing company American Giant, joins Alexis Christoforous on 'The Ticker' to discuss how his companying weathering the trade war.
Former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge tells Yahoo Finance's Akiko Fujita that both sides can solve the immigration issue right now, but they see advantages not to, because they can use it as leverage.
Nike is busy this year launching a number of new initiatives including its "Joyride" shoe platform. It's also crowdsourcing creators to design sneakers and selling it through Nike's distribution and supply chain. UBS Softlines Retail Analyst Jay Sole says it's innovation like this — and a lower dependence on China — that put Nike ahead of the competition.
GE’s former Vice Chairman Bob Wright says the financial issues alleged by Harry Markopolos are old news. “Most everything that was alleged has already been discussed internally and externally,” Wright tells Yahoo Finance’s The Ticker. “It was like bringing out old laundry and getting it out there as if nobody knew what it was. They did a twist on it. They made it seem like it was fraudulent. They made it seem like it was illegal.”
GE shares tumbled after Madoff whistle-blower Harry Markopolos said GE has allegedly been making fraudulent financial statements. Joel Shulman, CEO of ERShares, says he thinks Markopolos is credible, and that if the claims are true, it would be "devastating."
Engadget Editor-In-Chief Dana Wollman breaks down Engadget's back to school guide, which outlines the top tech and gadgets for this back to school season.
While Apple (AAPL) is expanding beyond the hardware business, its share price still depends on those sales, according to one tech analyst.
Tesla shares plummeted after a dismal earnings report and news that the company's chief technical officer, J.B. Straubel, would be stepping down. But, ARK Invest Analyst Tasha Keeney is still bullish.
With the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, Americans are celebrating nationwide and looking ahead to the next 50 years. Seana Smith and NASA CFO Jeff DeWit discuss.
Sotheby’s is planning to auction off an out-of-this-world collection on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing — but owning a piece of space history comes at a hefty price.
MarketWatch columnist Brett Arends discusses why he says Kellogg's 'MorningStar' brand could take on Beyond Meat in the alternative meat space, and the outlook for the 'fake meat' brand amid Beyond Meat's success.
The U.S. jobs report smashed expectations on Friday with the economy adding 224,000 jobs in June, but Moody's Capital Markets Chief Economist John Lonski still sees several red flags facing the market.
The U.S. trade war with China may be hitting the wallets of consumers, but it's also giving back in the form of cheaper gas prices. Steven Skancke, Chief Economic Advisor at Keel Point, along with Greg McBride, Chief Financial Analyst at Bankrate, join Seana Smith on 'The Ticker' to discuss how tariff costs have impacted American households.
There is an army of fake Twitter accounts sowing disinformation on social media—by recycling old terror events as breaking news, according to new research.
Facebook reveals a new company filing that the shareholder revolt is intensifying with independent investors overwhelmingly backing two proposals to weaken CEO Mark Zuckerberg's power. Yahoo Finance's Zack Guzman & Melody Hahm discuss with Trillium Asset Management Senior Vice President Jonas Kron.
Plant-based alternative meat company Beyond Meat is up about 300% from its IPO price, helping the company stand out in a crowded field.
Cannabis businesses are rapidly looking to expand into new markets. Yahoo Finance Zack Guzman, Alexis Keenan and Heidi Chung discuss with Caliva Chairman of the Board Carol Bartz.
U.S., China negotiators wrapped up after the Trump administration hiked tariffs on $200 billion worth of imported goods. Yahoo Finance's Zack Guzman, The Brewer Group CEO Jack Brewer, and American Apparel & Footwear Association CEO Rick Helfenbein discuss.
As tense trade talks approach between China and the United States get underway, Beige Book CEO Leland Miller blames for derailing negotations last week.