Introduction to Yahoo Finance

With Yahoo Finance you can research, track, and optimize your investments, get financial news, and read commentary and analysis. Here's an overview of what you'll find on the Yahoo Finance home page and a look at some of the great tools and resources beyond the home page.

Yahoo Finance home page

This is your starting point at Yahoo Finance. You'll see market info, news headlines and personalized news for symbols you're tracking, portfolio lists you created, recently viewed quotes, and links to more Yahoo Finance features. Scroll through major indices including the Dow 30, the Nikkei 225, Nasdaq Composite, Gold and Crude Oil futures, and key currency exchange rates.

My Portfolio & Markets

Create lists to follow stocks you want to keep an eye on, or to track securities you've already invested in. Market lists like commodities, top gainers and losers, currencies, and most active stocks are also displayed.

Market and Business News

Breaking financial news and top business news stories, including Yahoo Finance Originals. Personalized news streams based on your portfolio lists. 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.


When you want to investigate a security, you can quickly look up a quote. Yahoo Finance covers millions of financial instruments. If you want to analyze an investment - historical prices, options activity, statistics, analyst opinions and a whole lot morethat information's available from the quote page.

Beyond the home page

Do in-depth analysis, learn about financial terminology, or submit information about a company you represent. These are some of the resources available to you beyond the home page.


Looking for investments that meet particular criteria?  Create and save screeners to help you find what you're looking for and uncover new investment opportunities. Pre-built Yahoo Finance screeners identify daily gainers and losers, undervalued stocks, and more.

Interactive charts

Deep dive into a quote using its interactive chart. You can add technical indicators to a chart and even compare symbols in a chart.

Understanding financial terms

For many of us, financial terminology can be unfamiliar or confusing. Learn about some of the financial language you'll see on Yahoo Finance in our overview of financial terms.

Resources for company representatives

Are you a company representative looking to update your company's information on Yahoo Finance? Company representatives can submit a press release or an update to company info to Yahoo Finance and our partners.

Go mobile

Follow securities and investments in portfolio lists, look up quotes, see market performance, and get market and investment news on your mobile devices.

Mobile app for iOS

Mobile app for Android