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This list will track the publicly traded companies that are making bets, big and small, on cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ether. Yahoo Finance will update this list as new companies enter the crypto space.
The costs to fund Medicare and Medicaid are growing. And that could mean bad news for the U.S. economy, suggests philanthropist and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Melinda Gates.
Microsoft hit $1 trillion in market cap for the first time ever after reporting strong earnings results.
Microsoft and Facebook topped Wall Street expectations, while Tesla reported a big miss on 2019 Q1 earnings. Yahoo Finance's Brian Sozzi and Emily McCormick break it down.
Yahoo Finance talks to Melinda Gates, the author of "The Moment of Lift" and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, about the merits of capitalism.
Shares of the Post-it notes maker tumbled 12%, on track to post their biggest percentage decline in over three decades, after the company cut its 2019 earnings forecast and said it would lay off 2,000 workers. Industrial stocks fell 1.6%, also dragged down by United Parcel Service Inc, Raytheon Co and Fedex Corp, all down after disappointing results. On the other hand, Facebook Inc rose 6% and Microsoft Corp 3.5% after the technology heavyweights reported better-than-expected results.
U.S. stock indexes held close to their record highs Thursday afternoon as blowout results from Facebook and Microsoft offset a sharp slump for industrial companies following earnings reports that fell short of Wall Street's expectations. Communications and technology sectors helped lead the market higher, as they have all year. This week the S&P 500 index returned to a record high on expectations that those companies can continue to deliver strong growth despite a slowing global economy.
Melinda Gates sits down with Yahoo Finance’s Brian Sozzi to discuss everything from women’s health care to capitalism.