Yahoo! Finance is a media property that is part of Yahoo!s network. It provides financial news, data and commentary including stock quotes, and original content. It also offers some online tools for management. In addition to posting partner content from a wide range of other web sites, it posts original stories by its team of staff journalists.
Yahoo, in the midst of an effort to build out its editorial offerings under its relatively new chief executive, Marissa Mayer, has made a series of prominent hires in recent years. While the company still attracts a large audience for its websites, its advertising revenue has faced stiff headwinds.
Finance is a broad term that describes activities associated with banking, leverage or debt, credit, capital markets, money, and investments. Basically, finance represents money management and the process of acquiring needed funds. Finance also encompasses the oversight, creation, and study of money, banking, credit, investments, assets, and liabilities that make up financial systems.
Financial planning involves analyzing the current financial position of individuals to formulate strategies for future needs within financial constraints. Personal finance is specific to every individual’s situation and activity; therefore, financial strategies depend largely on the person’s earnings, living requirements, goals, and desires.