Introduction to Yahoo Finance

With Yahoo Finance you can research, track, and optimize your investments, get financial news, and read commentary and analysis from Finance Contributors.

Features of Yahoo Finance

  Just starting out? Learn all about using the features on Yahoo Finance in our Get started with Yahoo Finance guide.

Whether you’re a seasoned investor or just beginning, you’ll find great tools and extensive news and resources to research, track, and tune your investments.

Awesome mobile app

Follow your favorite stocks in a watchlist, look up quotes, see market performance, and get market and investment news on your mobile devices.

Real-time quotes at your fingertips, on the go: the Yahoo Finance app.



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Finance Home

When you visit Yahoo Finance, this is your starting point. At the top, you'll see a market summary, followed by the top news headlines. Along with top news, you'll find personalized news for quotes you're tracking, and Yahoo Originals.

On the Finance Home page, you can also see the price movement of quotes in your watchlists, recently viewed quotes, and links to more Yahoo Finance features.

The Market Summary

See the major indices in the U.S., Europe, and Asia in convenient snapshots.

Market and Business News

The day's top financial news, including content from our partners and Yahoo Finance Originals.

Portfolios & Watchlists

Create watchlists to follow the stocks you want to keep an eye on, or to track securities you've already invested in.

Market Data

The Market Data section let's you analyze aspects of the market in detail. Check out world indices and market cross sections, like the most active stocks of the day, or stocks with the largest daily gain or loss.

Go beyond stocks and look at activity for bonds, commodities, mutual funds, ETFs, and options.

Extensive News Coverage

Yahoo Finance is the website for financial news. Not only can you find virtually every quality financial story here, but you get personalized news streams based on your watchlists that let you save time on skimming headlines for key news.

What’s the prominent market narrative, the contrarian view, and everything in between? There’s no better place to find it all than Yahoo Finance.

We've got Yahoo original coverage of business and investing. Finance Contributors brings commentary and analysis from some of the smartest names in finance.


When you learn about a security that you want to investigate, you can find it quickly. Yahoo Finance covers millions of financial instruments.

If you want to analyze an investment—from historical prices, options activity, key statistics, analyst analysis and a whole lot more—we've got the data.

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