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Yahoo Finance is the largest business and financial news platform in the world. The Yahoo Finance Presents podcast, with host Alexis Christoforous, brings you in-depth and original interviews with business leaders, industry experts and more. Join us weekly for the best in business and financial news.

Yahoo Finance is the largest business and financial news platform in the world. The Yahoo Finance Presents podcast, with host Alexis Christoforous, brings you in-depth and original interviews with business leaders, industry experts and more. Join us weekly for the best in business and financial news.
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Yahoo Finance is the largest business and financial news platform in the world. The Yahoo Finance Presents podcast, with host Alexis Christoforous, brings you in-depth and original interviews with business leaders, industry experts and more. Join us weekly for the best in business and financial news.

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English


Episodes

10th Anniversary of Lehman Collapse: Widow of Bloomberg reporter, Mark Pittman, Releases Memoir Where She Drove 31K Miles Searching for Answers

9/19/2018
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The award-winning journalist who predicted the sub-prime mortgage mess that led to the 2008 Financial Crisis is Mark Pittman, the Bloomberg reporter who became the only journalist to ever sue the Federal Reserve. Tragically, Mark died Thanksgiving day 2009. He was 52 and never lived to see his historic Supreme Court victory - just a few months later. Mark’s wife, Laura Fahrenthold, has written a memoir -- Pink Steering Wheel Chronicles – detailing her family’s journey after his death.

Duration:00:22:19

Howard Schultz on the first Starbucks in Italy and his political aspirations

9/12/2018
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Starbucks is making its mark in the country that gave birth to the espresso. How are Italians embracing the American import? Alexis Christoforous chats with Yahoo Finance's Julia LaRoche who visited the new Starbucks roastery in Milan and then Julia sits down with Starbucks' Chairman Emeritus, Howard Schultz, about his inspiration for the coffee mecca and whether he's planning a presidential run

Duration:00:27:18

Making money off trash with the CFO of Waste Management

9/5/2018
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Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous sits down with Waste Management’s CFO, Devina Rankin to talk about the future of recycling, attracting millennials to the trash business, and on being the first female C-suite executive in the waste management industry.

Duration:00:17:28

The Queen of Comedy on how the “funny business “ is no laughing matter

8/29/2018
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Comedy is serious business, just ask Caroline Hirsch. The woman behind Caroline’s legendary NYC comedy club chats with Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous about launching the careers of some of comedy’s biggest names, including Jay Leno and Chris Rock, and her journey as an entrepreneur.

Duration:00:22:57

How Crunchbase went from startup to grownup

8/22/2018
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With 45 million users, Crunchbase is the leading aggregator of private company information on the internet. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous sits down CEO Jager McConnell about the record year for unicorns, monetizing data, and the unique way Crunchbase is attracting new talent.

Duration:00:22:56

Suze Orman: How to retire like you mean it

8/15/2018
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Whether you’re years from retirement or already retired, you need to hear this conversation. Personal Finance expert Suze Orman shares her rules of retirement with Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous, including why 70 is the new 65.

Duration:00:36:18

The CEO behind Sam Adam's overflowing success

8/8/2018
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Former Boston Beer Company CEO, Martin Roper, joins Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous to discuss how he transformed an up and coming craft brewer into a leader in the beer industry. Plus, he shares what he’s brewing up next.

Duration:00:23:47

The red-hot housing market is cooling down

8/1/2018
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A number of key reports on housing data recently are on a downward trend. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous sits down with ERA Real Estate’s CEO Simon Chen to discuss the health of the housing market and whether the slowdown is a red flag for the overall economy.

Duration:00:24:10

The spare change investing app Acorns is growing up

7/25/2018
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The 4 year old Acorns app now has 3.7 million users and manages $1 billion in assets. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous sits down with Acorns CEO Noah Kerner to find out what the company is doing to get people, especially millennials, to invest early and often. Kerner also discusses his passion for music as a DJ and how that’s helped him be a better CEO.

Duration:00:22:56

It’s time to get ready for the next recession: A Yahoo Finance Guide

7/20/2018
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With unemployment near a record low, it might seem an odd time to worry about a recession. But tight labor markets historically precede recessions, and in some ways contribute to their occurrence. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous talks with Yahoo Finance’s Senior Columnist Rick Newman about what the next recession might look like and how best to prepare for it.

Duration:00:19:08

Was the Trump-Putin Summit a turning point in the Trump Presidency?

7/18/2018
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This week Republicans and Democrats publicly rebuked President Trump for siding with Russian President Vladimir Putin on election meddling. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous sits down with political analyst and author Lincoln Mitchell, to discuss the implications of the Trump-Putin summit and whether it’s a turning point in Trump’s presidency.

Duration:00:22:56

How President Trump stacks up against former presidents when it comes to the economy

7/11/2018
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President Trump’s protectionist trade agenda has economists worried about a downturn. But for now, the economy is robust. Alexis Christoforous sits down with Yahoo Finance Senior Columnist Rick Newman who has been tracking the performance of the Trump economy. Find out what's going well and what's lagging our exclusive assessment of the Trump economy.

Duration:00:21:53

Lily Kanter of Serena & Lily, returns to retail with a company that fuels the shop-for-good movement while feeding her passion for great design.

6/27/2018
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The co-founder of the home decor brand Serena & Lily just launched a new e-retailer that combines shopping with philanthropy. Boon Supply let's you buy stylish everyday essentials while giving half the cost to a charity of your choice. Lily Kanter talks with Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous about her journey to being a successful entrepreneur, what it takes to make it in retail today, and why online is not the death of brick-and-mortar stores.

Duration:00:18:30

Cash in on your favorite sports team’s victory, without placing a bet

6/20/2018
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Have you ever dreamed of owning a stake in a professional sports team? Now you can, thanks to the Global Sports Financial Exchange (GSFE). Billed as the world’s first sports stock market, it lets fans invest in their favorite teams. Zack Ward, CEO and Veteran Actor (Scut Farkus in "A Christmas Story), talks to Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous about how the exchange works and why it's different from sports betting. Ward also discusses his acting career and reminisces about the filming...

Duration:00:31:32

Where are the uber-wealthy putting their money and what you can learn from it.

6/13/2018
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Interest rates are rising, unemployment is low, and geopolitical uncertainty abounds. How are uber-wealthy investors playing the market, and what can you learn from them? Michael Sonnenfeldt, founder and CEO of Tiger 21, talks with Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous about where the smart money is going, how much cash to hold onto, and his top tips for entrepreneurial success.

Duration:00:29:56

Why high home prices and rising mortgage rates aren't slowing down the housing market

6/6/2018
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The red-hot housing market shows no signs of slowing down. Redfin's Chief Economist, Nela Richardson, talks with Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous about the hottest housing markets (some may surprise you) buying trends, bidding wars, and where first time home-buyers can get the most bang for their buck.

Duration:00:20:00

Unemployment is at an 18 year low, but will new tariffs spoil the party?

6/1/2018
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The May jobs report shattered expectations, but will new tariffs threaten job growth? Charles Schwab's Chief Investment Strategist, Liz Ann Sonders, speaks with Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous about that plus, is the market at its peak, and the biggest mistakes investors make and how to avoid them.

Duration:00:19:08

Don't buy a car until you've listened to this

5/30/2018
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Summer is upon us and that means car dealerships will be a buzz with people looking to buy a new or used car. Rebecca Linland, Executive Analyst at Kelley Blue Book, sits down with Alexis Christoforous.

Duration:00:15:54

Entrepreneur to sweet success

5/23/2018
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Baked by Melissa co-founder Melissa Ben-ishay on building a cupcake brand, being the boss, working with family, and getting fired.

Duration:00:27:34

Expanding P.F. Changs into China

5/16/2018
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American restaurant chain P.F. Changs turns 25 years old this year and are opening their first chain in Shanghai. Alexis discusses the Chinese market with Michael Osanloo, CEO.

Duration:00:17:46