Thomas Hum


    Thomas Hum is a writer at Yahoo Finance. He is a student at Vanderbilt University ('23) pursuing a degree in economics with a minor in business, and also serves as managing editor for The Vanderbilt Hustler.

  • BofA is bullish on Carvana business model despite macro headwinds

    Carvana stock has been on a steady downtrend since mid-2021 peaks, with declining earnings keeping the online used car retailer in a stock price rut. Despite macroeconomic headwinds and Carvana’s recent lackluster performance, Bank of America remains optimistic about the company’s business model.

  • Texas is a ‘very friendly place’ for business, Canyon Partners co-founder says

    Texas continues to be a hotbed for corporate relocations — last year, 62 corporations moved their headquarters to the Lone Star State. According to American businessman and Canyon Partners co-founder Josh Friedman, the healthy business environment is what is spurring companies to make the move.

  • Why Target and Walmart still have 'upside' despite earnings misses, according to BofA

    Target (TGT) and Walmart (WMT) may have shed tens of billions from their market caps after reporting earnings recently, but the two retailers may still have a key driver going for them.

  • Terra collapse could ‘accelerate’ crypto regulation by legislators: Circle CEO

    TerraUSD, which was the third-largest stablecoin in the cryptocurrency market just a couple weeks ago, has since unpegged from the U.S. dollar and collapsed along with its reserve asset Luna. According to Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire, such a crypto collapse could spur legislators to take quicker action towards regulating the digital asset space.

  • BofA: ‘Solid 1Q sales’ for home improvement ahead of Home Depot, Lowe’s earnings

    Two of America’s largest home improvement retailers, Home Depot and Lowe’s, are expected to report fiscal Q1 2022 earnings next week. Ahead of these earnings releases, a recent Bank of America Global Research report suggests a positive outlook for the performance of the two companies.

  • Peloton has 'a $500 million unused revolver,' analyst says

    In spite of the uncertainty and doubt surrounding Peloton from experts — from concerns regarding its hardware to its current level of capitalization — Citi internet sector senior analyst Ron Josey believes that the company’s value proposition and innovation position it well for the future.

  • BofA: ‘More buying of the dip’ seen among retail and institutional investors

    The S&P 500 continues to further its 52-week low point as inflation came in hotter than expected for April. In light of the market trough, however, a recent Bank of America Global Research report notes that retail and institutional investors continue to “buy the dip.”

  • Why the Fed is obsessed with decreasing ‘help wanted’ listings: DataTrek

    Non-farm payrolls rose by 428,000 against a forecast of 380,000, while the unemployment rate held near its pre-virus low at 3.6% versus an expected 3.5% in April. According to DataTrek Research, however, the Federal Reserve would like to see the growing number of job listings fall rather than increase.

  • Metaverse is ‘going to be a very big opportunity,' Qualcomm CEO says

    In Q1 2022, Meta’s metaverse business operated at a loss of nearly $3 billion, causing skepticism in the market about whether metaverse truly has a place in the digital future. In spite of the skepticism, Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon agrees that the best has yet to come for metaverse adoption and investment.

  • Boeing: 13 problems management isn’t fully recognizing, according to BofA

    American aerospace giant Boeing reported Q1 2022 earnings that missed expectations last week, further adding to its stock’s decline which has been on a downtrend since mid-2021 peaks.

  • What the infrastructure bill means for electric cars: Siemens USA CEO

    The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is set to disperse hundreds of billions towards overhauling aging infrastructure around the country. According to Siemens USA CEO Barbara Humpton, however, what makes the bill so groundbreaking is its implications on the next generation of infrastructure, specifically electric vehicle (EV) charging.

  • Robinhood stock is in a ‘dumpster fire of a situation’ right now, says retail trader

    Robinhood stock has been on a downtrend since its IPO in July of last year. Amid Robinhood’s recent financial woes, finance YouTube channel host and retail trader Matt Kohrs believes the outlook is bleak for the company’s stock.

  • During COVID, shareholder wealth soared while workers were left behind: Brookings

    The COVID-19 pandemic saw lower income populations around the world disproportionately affected in terms of financial impact while the amount of household wealth owned by the ultra-rich grew significantly. In a similar vein, shareholder wealth soared throughout the pandemic while workers were left behind according to recent data released by the Brookings Institution.

  • Elon Musk is ‘in over his head’ buying Twitter: Expert

    Elon Musk's Twitter buyout deal is expected to close around September to October and will take the company private. However, MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy (IDE) Director Sinan Aral thinks he may have bitten off more than he can chew.

  • 'The intriguing thing' about Ford's F-150 Lightning, according to a BofA analyst

    Ford recently announced that it has already secured 200,000 reservations for the F-150 Lightning. Amid the hot demand for electric trucks, Bank of America Head of U.S. Autos Research John Murphy says that many people who are buying electric pickup trucks are actually first-time truck buyers.

  • What Elon Musk buying Twitter means for Tesla: Columbia Law professor

    Columbia Law School Professor John Coffee believes that it will be a challenge for Musk to juggle managing Tesla and Twitter simultaneously — on top of SpaceX, The Boring Company, and Neuralink.

  • China invading Taiwan remains a top economic concern: Interactive Brokers founder

    The war in Ukraine and ensuing sanctions have placed pressure on Russian and global industries throughout various sectors. However, Interactive Brokers Group founder and chairman Thomas Peterffy says that China potentially invading Taiwan remains the top geopolitical and economic risk right now.

  • Morgan Stanley analyst breaks down the 'fire and ice' recession indicators

    As the earnings season gets underway, all eyes are on companies’ performance as markets will be gauging how big names across various sectors have been navigating inflation, rising interest rates, and the Russia-Ukraine war. According to Morgan Stanley Chief U.S. Equity Strategist and CIO Mike Wilson, there are two things that investors should focus on during this critical earnings season.

  • April inflation will be the ‘high-water mark:’ Deutsche Bank Wealth Management CIO

    San Francisco Fed President Mary Daly told Yahoo Finance Live in an exclusive interview on Thursday that she sees the case for interest rates to move ‘expeditiously’ higher in order to pump the brakes further on surging inflation.

  • Banning software sales to Russia a ‘case of good and evil:’ Appian CEO

    Western companies leaving Russia have restricted Russians’ access to certain consumer goods, natural resources, financial services, and technology. However, Appian CEO Matt Calkins says it’s time to now ban software sales to the country as well.