Yahoo Finance: Stocks & News

4.7 (561.4K)
141.5 MB
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Current version
Last update
2 months ago
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User Reviews for Yahoo Finance: Stocks & News

4.75 out of 5
561.4K Ratings
6 months ago, HÚQÛQ
Yahoo finance app is been for me the most trusted app which has proven its worth and integrity even when there was no hope for me that anything was Left there to keep and accountable lists of my stocks and commodities yahoo finance and CNBC are most trustworthy charts and panels that have a micro forensic capacities for multi way of keeping economical and sustainable indicators for investors or capitalism industrial complex management and production for journalists and investors. The title which I have given for the review has codified meaning including but not limited to as what I intend to progressing management of technology industry with fintech company and and institutional halal Áhmar insurance community commercial service development and marketing an architectural mansions that as wonders of ancient wonders of land marks and modern architecture are compact structures ingenuity integrated into a hybrid architectures that have a bigger purpose that what the current living generation could comprehend of the whole and the bigger picture.
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3 months ago, Decisión Maker
Syncing Issues
I use this app daily and am so grateful to have access to it, however, for the last year there has been a syncing issue that has gotten progressively worse. Since I don’t make big changes it wasn’t a big deal at first. But over time I have made some new acquisitions and lately a few reallocations. These shifts in funds have not been accurately demonstrated in the app. This means that the app is showing a totally different portfolio than what I have. I’ve had to manually add the new assets into a separate folder to follow them. This does not give me an accurate portrayal of my finances. I’ve searched for a fix but only seem to come up with things that place the burden on my end. For example, clear my cache. I find that to be the most basic response when a company isn’t working to solve the issue. There are so many people frustrated with this issue. Additionally, if you are aiming towards having all parties paying customers, it seems a better tactic to have an extremely good working app and charge in tiers. Personally, I would consider paying a small subscription fee for a working app over an app that doesn’t work. As it stands now, I would not pay for this app service. It is very unfortunate because this app is vital with the information it provides. I’m hopeful a fix or some support for this issue can be provided.
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2 years ago, SpeakingMyMindHere
Ruined by trolls - please fix
Update. The new changes make the comments section even worse. The mute button is now gone! This is moving in the wrong direction. The mute button was great because it allowed individuals to decide who they didn’t want to hear from without affecting everyone else. It would be a lot better to add an unmute feature than to eliminate this feature entirely. The way this app handles reporting of abuse is an affront to free speech!! Please fix this problem! A lot of great posts are being deleted. Some users are apparently flagging the posts using the “Report Abuse” option which seems to delete those posts for everyone. Here are some suggestions to fix this problem… 1) Users should be able to mark another user as a “trusted user” and if that person’s post get reported as abuse, everyone that trusts that user should still be able to see that post. 2) There needs to be an option for a user to “Hide This Post”. Being able to hide posts a user doesn’t like, instead of just the Report Abuse option (which affects everyone), or mute (which hides ALL posts and not just the one they don’t like) would probably decrease this behavior because it would give people an individual choice to clean up messages they don’t like. Related to this, it would be great to “Show all Posts” for a specific user in case a post is hidden by accident.
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1 year ago, Patthoven
Slow as molasses!!! ….what happened
I use this app to tie together all of my different accounts, but ever since the last release especially, it has dropped its ability to sync with Vanguard and this has been going on for weeks now. I’ve written them about it four times with no action taken. Still, as I try to sync, I get “ incorrect credentials “ when I know this not to be the case. Additionally , though some what improved from my last review, this thing takes forever to cache from screen to screen especially when trying to get back to your home page , which is like having to click the a button on your browser 20 times just to get back from looking at various stock pages etc. . Additionally, there is no consistency in how the app fits pre or aftermarket prices in the sidebar column lists as they are cut off about 10% of the the way through each box making it impossible to see in that view. Whoever they working on coding this app should go back to school to understand that time is money…..especiallly in the stock market. So I’m looking to dump Yahoo as soon as I can find one that I like somewhere else. And still ….no heat map!!! What’s up with that
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4 years ago, Robert5681
Yahoo Finance App Review
As far as the mechanics of the app, it works great. It keeps up fairly well with the current stock prices. It is easy to add, edit, or delete stock symbols from your watch list. There is also a little chart that provides the price direction of the stock although sometimes it is a little behind. The news section falls short of expectations though. It does provide links to articles to read but some are from other news sources that you have to subscribe to in order to read them. The Yahoo Finance articles have a definite leftist liberal bias and really don’t belong on a business app. Whoever the editor is, needs to be schooled on what is relevant business news and what is just a hit piece against the other side. The news articles also come too late to know what is going on if the market is making a big move. So I suggest that you spend less time promoting your political agenda and more time reporting what is currently going on in the market, like real business news, so traders can actually stay informed with information that affects their investments. You also should have a remark section on your articles so readers can give you feedback.
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6 months ago, Zenfuego
Newest version is unusable to track accounts
I’ve been using this thing for so many years that I think my kids were little when I started, and now my daughter‘s graduating college. I’ve always used it as a better looking app to track my stock and bitcoin accounts. However, after being the best option for that for years, the new version is absolutely unusable under the heading “my holdings”. Data that used to be spread out across the entire screen on my iPad Pro, which I use for trading daily, is now squashed on one side of the screen with the ugliest, Google/Microsoft style spreadsheet look that I’ve ever seen. I hate spreadsheets to begin with, but I’ve never seen one quite so ugly and unusable. All of the names of the stocks are squashed up and nearly illegible, I’ve done everything possible to fix this, changed, font sizes, changed, bold settings, but it’s clearly a problem with the new version. I am going looking for something else now after at least a decade of using this app. It looks just as bad on my iPhone I should add so it’s not an iPad issue. I don’t know what they did, but why you would mess with something that has worked for so long is beyond me.
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4 years ago, WizenBen
Recent updates have decreased functionality
I have used Yahoo Finance for over 5 years on my iPad for my Watchlist. Then I would rate it 4 to 5 stars consistently until the past month or so. For a Homepage, it should be a summary of the market indices and the Watchlist in spreadsheet form where I can quickly scan 30 to 40 stocks at a time which Yahoo Finance used to do. Then a week or so ago, the market indices would disappear when I would tap My Watchlist to see in spreadsheet form. Now I have the market indices, but my Watchlist is in a single column where I have to scroll down for 2 minutes to review some 200 stocks on my list. Before I could glance at the spreadsheet form and the blinking of the red and green tags of prices updating would give me some sense of how actively the stock is being traded. Then I could quickly tap on that stock for more detail. I cannot be constantly scrolling a single column list, and is nonsensical to get a feel of the market. Bring back the older interface. If you need to improve it, have the market indices row stay frozen while I can scroll a few times only to scan my entire watchlist. Give the user the ability to move or group our stocks in a certain order. Right now older inputted stocks are at the bottom and newer ones at the top. I would like to group certain stocks scattered throughout my list together without having to form another watchlist. That is all I have to say right now. Improve functionality.
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4 years ago, Hi_win
Great app w some bugs
Great app. Please fix some obvious bugs. 1) calculated stock total value is different from the holdings view vs individual stock view, the individual stock view doesn’t calculate/track sold off stocks ( negative quantity), but rather ignores them as shorts. Totals are inconsistent, annoying. 2) when scrolling up the list, the bounce feature when list hits the top goes bizarre and jitters. It’s nauseating. Seems to happen when scrolling up slowly. Scrolling up fast works fine. It may be a refresh view related error of some sort. Doesn’t happen every time, but frequently. 3) Suggestion, not a bug. The new font is bad. Seems every thing is emboldened now, makes it difficult to read as the letters are less defined. 4) suggestion. Allow side swipe from a stock view to permit scrolling to next stock on the list. It’s more intuitive that side swiping is to see the next list item rather than more detailed info, like on dating apps. 5) suggestions. Make a dividend payout feature. Since you already have the purchase date and number of shares info. This should be a simple feature. And it increases user engagement to input their stock positions. 6) suggestions. Allow for users to exclude some stock lists from the total holdings info. I’d like to see what my total holdings positions is with and without including my retirement account positions, for example.
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4 years ago, karlsq
Yahoo finance
More information available and very intuitive than most .when using other sites I had to come back to Yahoo finance to get complete picture I would give five stars except so many times I click on a certain story when I get there I am asked to subscribe , even though the same story that needs subscription you can find it for free on another site. Public information should not require subscription. Very frustrating to click on story then it tells you you need to subscribe, I understand the reason behind it ,but if the story is public knowledge then it should be read without the annoying subscribe first ,if the story is exclusive to that site only then I understand someone need to subscribe. Most of the time it is not Yahoo but others who put the story on Yahoo then ask for subscription before finishing reading the news.
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12 months ago, 3dken
Needs improvement
News blips that get posted on the lock screen very rarely go to a news story when I open my iPhone by sliding the notification. This is a serious failure in the app implementation. Moreover when I go to the news feed list, the notified headline is rarely on the list. I think many of the news stories are useful but the navigation has severe flaws that could be easily fixed. Get the geek squad busy Yahoo! ********* Later: I’m using the app a lot to look at stocks and options information. I really wish it supported landscape mode for iPhone cuz it would be easier to scrutinize the spreadsheets for options prices. ******** Later: UI improved. The data feed can be flaky eg Details view sometimes doesn’t get the options information and the options link is not displayed. I would like to see an auto update for the options data. It doesn’t appear to be implemented at this time. Later…. Still quite buggy. Useful info and such.
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7 months ago, Blkfish71
Please go back
The last update has made the presentation very difficult to look at. Why the flashing with price updates? Totally unnecessary! The idea behind the color changes with price direction is understandable, but I’m not sure it’s an important feature here. Just because you can, doesn’t mean it’s a good idea. It’s much more useful to have the green and red color presentation of the last version than the monochromatic display where everything’s seems to blend into a screen of gobbledygook with flashing dim colors as prices update. It’s seem the only consideration was given to how dark mode work. I still hate dark mode. You should be able to make both light and dark mode work without sacrificing the other. 12/12 update Another update and we still have the horrible looking monochromatic display. Please bring back the previous looking colored view. Perhaps give users the option to keep it. This new looks is very difficult to look at. Everything blends together. The previous look was very easy to get a sense of things at a quick glance.
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2 years ago, grumpier with age
Yahoo Finance
Im a reasonably big fan of Yahoo Finance. It’s a pretty good source of information. But it’s a little lacking in instructions on how to use it. But I’ve muddled my way through. l’m probably like most people, I’ve learned to navigate along the way and make it work for me. But when the format changes, for no apparent reason (from my perspective), I become less efficient in accomplishing what I want to see and do and then it’s back to the learning curve (again with a lack of instructions or a guide). This causes me frustration-like most of us, I’m a creature of habit and as I get older, I don’t do change as well as when I was younger. While I struggle with change that “makes it better”, I don’t like different, especially if it’s only different but not better. Different is not necessarily better. If it’s not broke, don’t fix it. Stop messing with it because you can. Familiarity is comfortable, change/different but not better is stressful and uncomfortable.
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6 years ago, TheGoatBron23
Decent, Could Be Better
I generally enjoy using Finance. I love its design and the content, but the functionality is just overbearingly poor at times. One can only love an app so much until its practicability becomes detrimental to the user. Among the app’s abilities is the quintessential feature of portfolio tracking. There are two ways to begin tracking your portfolio, either manually or by linking your brokerage. At first thought — I had found a panacea — an app that could solve my task of portfolio tracking along with decent news. The only problem that I have with their portfolio tracking, through the linked brokerage, is that my portfolio is inaccurately represented. The money in my account is noticeably off balance and fails to display my actual balance. The point of a portfolio is to track your assets, which this app fails to do accurately. That is my only complaint regarding the app and I hope my commentary is useful to interested users. 4/5. Decent app.
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2 years ago, i_m_dp
Disappointed that alerts are now restricted to 100
I was a fan of yahoo finance as its easy tool to manage your finances and keep a track of stocks you own and know next buy sell point using your techniques. One of the most lovable option I used was add price alerts. Today morning I found that they have restricted it to 100 only with unlimited on upgrade to $25 a month. Thats too disappointing. I don’t think yahoo should charge us for alerts for following reasons. Firstly we are not accessing any proprietary info from yahoo analysts. Secondly we are not interested in knowing research ideas from yahoo, I like to do my own research. Thirdly, you already have my data on stocks I browse and importantly the stocks I own. Searching for new tool that can offer free alerts.
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5 years ago, Kh2otrader
Bad Changes to Important Data
Thank you for the response. I’m happy you at least responded. But you said you “are trying to figure out how to incorporate price & %” Guess my question is why do you have to figure it out when you already had it on old version? You had it perfect & had it figured out; but changed it for the worse. Bottom line, I’m glad you responded & sincerely HOPE you actually DO take it seriously & change it back ASAP! I won’t use (and I know many others that feel the same) until it’s corrected. Thanks again & I hope you return the POINTS along with % soon. Thank you!! You changed the “points” the Dow, S&P, etc from the main page at the top. Only listing the % up or down & NOT the POINTS up or down. WHY would you take that away?? You made an update , but TOOK AWAY data!? Financial Professionals use Yahoo finance app to see certain data at a glance. You subtracted data!!! Does that make sense? Don’t let programmers change things that your audience wants & needs! Your app used to be better than CNBC, now it’s worse. I will only use CNBC app going forward unless you change and bring back the +/- points. In case you don’t realize what you changed, it used to show -10% AND -200 points. Now, only the %. Bring the points AND the % back.
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3 years ago, BattyPaddy
Just ok. But it looks great
In addition to my previous review, I think it’s fair to say, that despite how much I dislike this app, It is in fact the best one available at the time of this writing. I’ve tried every other one. So while I really do wish it was sorted out, it also significantly better than ALL of the others. With that I have to bump it up an additional star to 4 stars. Don’t waste your time looking checking the others. — When you add in your holdings every time you create a list, it’s treated as other holdings. So if you organize by industry, like energy, biotech etc.. and you then have a list for all of your holdings, 1000 shares of stock a Your energy list, becomes 2000 shares in your holdings list because you have stock a in two list 1000 shares each. I definitely will not link to my brokerage account because yahoo, Verizon..
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4 months ago, KernelG
Needs UI work
The app functions fine. It saves my login from session to session, and my holdings load up quickly. That's what makes this more valuable than the stock Stocks app. The problem is the user interface. Every time you launch this app, the window size and position reset. The font size is ok on my Mac mini running a non-retina ultrawide display. It would be nice to kick the font size up, even so, but if that also reset on every launch, that would be even more annoying. Yahoo, please have someone there actually use this app and work out these kinks! Edit: 2 years later, Yahoo responded, so I gave the app another try. Did they make the text even smaller? It's awful. Worse, if I follow a link to any Yahoo Finance story online, this app intercepts it to display directly in teeny tiny text. Yahoo, please do indeed 'explore further' and dogfood this app. USE IT YOURSELF. I'll look forward to a major update. Until then, it's annoying and useless.
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4 years ago, 3 cameras
Everyday I looking
I enjoy this App; watch it most time & it with Facebook same time ; thanks for this service. Look at everyday With virus going around be safe & God bless.i like it has conversations to read what others find out in there research I hope it true not false , God Bless again & Be safe to all in the world we really are all visiting here to embrace each other of all colors when u really think abut it we are on inside the same with red love or red blood & I believe our GoD Watching is all actions are words I sure he disappointed when we if we go to heaven doesn’t separate by race I sure that a tough subject love all in ur circle of life all visiting here don’t hate outside it much better, easier to show peace go live . It SAD to watch on TV show HATE in NY & others states .
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2 months ago, Nobody 47495
Good bones, bad app
Pros Stock data and presentation is good Watchlists are customizable Alerts and custom alerts Cons Ads. Embedded all over the feed of articles! Not just ads, but some of the internets worse garbage ads that lie as a marketing strategy. Bankrupt practices. Premium articles that also clog up article feed that are not truly premium as the naming suggests. Just normal articles behind a pay wall. Articles are biased and poorly authored. Just your usual clickbait garbage telling you something that was true perhaps yesterday or that was grossly over exaggerated. Feedback feature is useless. I took the time to provide feedback only to have an email sent to me telling me how to provide feedback in the exact way I already had. This is usable if you ignore the articles. That’s why I’ll give it a 2/5. Sick and tired of companies just writing robotic apologies when their products are doing exactly what they were designed to do. Sure they might be nose blind to their own stench, however you can’t tell me the ad and premium systems aren’t doing exactly what they were planned for. They just didn’t expect someone to take the time to call them out on it. Like many companies before them, they’ll likely do nothing. In the event they do anything it’ll only be if enough backlash occurs. Not if a solo person’s opinion doesn’t align with their product
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4 years ago, KyFlash
Horrible update!
I loved this app But after this last update, no more "grid" view on iPad when in landscape mode. I used to be able to see all of my holdings and see all of the price quotes in three grid rows. It was a wonderful thing and so helpful in monitoring my portfolio. Now after this update, it is pretty much useless for me, unless they fix these issues ASAP. Looks like many others are having the same problem. Please return the grid settings as before, or many will be deleting this app and looking for a better platform. *Updated Review* Thank you for correcting the grid view! I can once more use this app daily as my go to! Thank you for addressing the problem and listening to the many users that were affected. Five Stars!
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4 years ago, Stock Watchering
Very helpful
Yahoo Finance helps me track simple and complex purchases, trades and portfolios with real-time updates. I like the extensive charting tools and analyst reviews. I also like the news associated with each security being listed below the profile. They need to fix the bug in the chart comparisons: when you compare multiple stocks in a single chart and change the time period (1M, YTD, etc) the compared stocks do not show the latest trade price while the referenced stock does. This renders the comparison worthless because it is not a fair comparison. Beyond that, I wish I could move the data from one portfolio into another without having to manually re-enter. I like the phone app’s display of pre- and post-market percentage changes while in list view. It would be great be able to see charts of the prices in these sessions. Over all, a very helpful tool!
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3 days ago, Taipei Taipei
Stock splits and other disfunction
After the AVGO (10% of portfolio) split my historical portfolio value is off by ~100% due to the app’s inability to properly deal with the change in ex-split share price (it treats it as a 90% decline in share price rather than a split adjustment). The result is that my current portfolio value is correct but my pre-split portfolio value is approximately 2x what it was, and as a result all of my performance is showing large declines. The 1D and 5D performance is okay, but 1M and longer all include this error. Nvidia split had a similar problem earlier this year but that resolved itself within a day. Other user comments about upgrading to portfolio 2.0 already had me wondering whether I should just give up on Yahoo Finance (after a decade), and this problem is pushing me more in that direction. I don’t want to switch to something else because of the enormous inconvenience, but as the problems stack up it is getting harder to stay. This is a big miss. Please fix.
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5 years ago, nconforti
Getting Better
Overall this app has gotten much more powerful with time, but is not quite at the place where I’d like it to be. First, while new features were added to make the app have all the content as its desktop counterpart, some small UI tweaks are needed to make the financials data and other in-depth sections easier to view on mobile devices because of the smaller screen and massive amount of information. And I would like to see a better news feed that incorporates a more varied amount of sources. Also, I’d like to see the font switched to the native iOS font as I think it is more appealing, and switch the advertisement system to have less intrusive banner ads instead of the way the ads are currently presented. Other than that, this app is an essential for keeping track of the market.
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5 years ago, Georgia-Deet-Georgia-Deet...
Great Service
I am not a person who can see above what’s around the next stock, or my typing skills for that matter. We will not even get me started with my grammar for God sake. I have really enjoyed the information that has truly helped me with my stocks, some good some not so. I am not in the best place to give an opinion as to how much it has helped me individually, I’m not that good so what I can tell you is that without the service that I have received is spot on! I have never been so happy with the all the time, and service I have received. All I can say is this is this, if you have it keep it, if you don’t have it get it as soon as possible you won’t be sorry, and last but not least, everything on the bigger picture it will not let you down. “Sis C”
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2 years ago, Tmahmo
New update with the side bar
I used to love this app very much. However, the latest update , the formate has changed. I tell you this change is like the new Coke, bring the previous formate. For example, if I have multiple portfolios built and I click on one of the them then on several of the portfolios, I won’t be able to go back to home unless I hit back several times. Additionally, the major indexes were always displayed on top, with the new format, once you click on a portfolio, the indexes are gone. I would have given this app 5 stars except for the new changes of format. It’s really an awesome app to track investment and it allows for multiple portfolios to built. Please bring back the old format.
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6 months ago, WSJPro
Love it. Really. Still want to tell you more of course…
Just a couple tweaks would make this truly great On the App: A. Under Statistics include historical numbers like on the website B. Should have same features as website across the board. On Both app and website A. To make it WAY more useful. Please allow someone to just enter numbers under “holdings” ANY way they want You really limit the usefulness insisting it be entered so it looks exactly like a holding you have I’m sure EVERYONE would like to be able to just put in a cost basis and share number without dates or other details B. Allow searches or a detailed filter for types of patterns you provide alerts on, like there is a filter for bearish or bullish. B1. Allow alerts for patterns, high or low volume (above 1, 1.5, 2 or below etc) no matter what company or security they happen in Makes looking into you’re own companies easier AND seeing perhaps related companies when an event occurs where a change may be relevant to you Or just tells you where you might need to look. C. No reason not to have technical analysis events on indexes and funds. There’s no more liability. If I’m missing something then put in a disclaimer. So please include technical analysis on all indexes and funds
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2 years ago, ben runkle1
Old finance app better on iPad
Must retract my comment below, after version upgrade functionality returned! Thank you Could customize to what I want to see. The Home Screen permitted me to list across the top, overall market status to include futures ahead of the open, this is exceeding helpful. The other feature was the holdings summary to show full value of investments being tracked. What I do not understand is I have these features on my iPhone app but less functionality on my iPad and less data displayed on a larger screen ? Yahoo has been great and I’ve used it for many years, yet yahoo and other financial services apps are providing less capabilities and calling it an improvement ? It’s not, IMO.
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4 years ago, worst updates known to apps
Garbage: doesn’t work
You can’t connect your brokerage account. It will not fully connect it or it will tell you it is unavailable all together. Sometimes it won’t even let you add your brokerage account. IF you do get it to connect it won’t last for more than 30 minutes if it ever fully connects at all. Then repeated customer service attempts will not fix anything. They’re unresponsive and nothing ever gets fixed. I’ve also tried using the price alert feature which also does not work. I have my notifications on and never have I seen a price alert notification yet when I open the app it will say a price alert was executed days before. What could I possibly use this app for that I cannot find on my actual brokerage app then? .. the answer is NOTHING. This app is pointless, never works, bugs, frozen, unresponsive customer service and the list goes on. I deleted this app for the 4th time. I don’t know why I keep giving this a chance but never again.
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4 months ago, Innovateid
I’ve consistently found Yahoo to be an excellent source of news, particularly appreciating the breadth and depth of coverage provided. However, I believe there’s a unique opportunity to enhance the user experience even further by introducing more live coverage, especially tailored for the younger, financially savvy audience keen on Wall Street developments. This addition would not only enrich the platform’s appeal but also empower the next generation of investors by providing them with real-time insights and analysis. Such a feature would solidify Yahoo’s position as a go-to hub for news that caters to the diverse interests and needs of its audience. This refined review offers constructive feedback and suggests an enhancement that could benefit both Yahoo and its user base.
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2 years ago, trapper5151
Watchlist keeps getting erased or reset to capitalization vs todays change
After four months I’m about to drop this Watch List frustration. I have re-entered my entire Watch List twice only to have them blown away a month or so later! Now the list is not showing price but valuation of the company, totally useless and No tools to set and lock in preferences. They need to understand the customer experience is wayyyy beyond what Yahoo Finance unstable Watch slits feature has delivered and allow RECOVERY, and lock in so No changes get made without a Pin. Pretty simple, if the developers actually used it themselves they might understand our expectations. Go use Fidelity or anyone else.
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5 years ago, Brent121212
Yahoo Finance Bias
Your biased coverage of Tesla/Musk is beyond frustrating. I’m all for fact based arguments on both sides, but your negative flippant mocking angle is clearly one-sided and has been for a while. Over time your analysts are proven wrong, yet nothing changes. I’m doing everything I can to find a replacement app. When we find out 5-10 years from now that Yahoo Finance had a vested interest in Tesla’s failure, it will not surprise any of us who had the ability to sniff out your constant BS. There should be accountability, not to mention greater time allotted for those with a track record of accurate analysis, instead of opinion-only pieces from babbling heads with only a superficial knowledge of the subject matter.
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3 years ago, BOZAYDINLI
Long time power user, good app, improvement needed!
I am a long time power user. It is a good app to monitor stocks, create watchlists and portfolios. However there is no sell feature so you need to delete positions if you are selling your positions which is not practical or useful. If you could also add your sells than it would report your p&l better. Furthermore the app is currently very buggy. The portfolio list randomly scrambles even though you sort it based on p&l, amount or alphabetical which makes it difficult to view and list your positions in a meaningful way. Furthermore the news section is full of news from companies trying to upsell expensive subscriptions with appealing headlines but low quality content. Premium version is generally useful but hard to navigate and make full use of its features.
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4 years ago, Appuser
Love this app, but...
UPDATE 1/17: Looks like the Holdings section is back, so I once again give the app 5 stars. I really do love this app and would give it 5 stars, but all of a sudden my linked holdings account no longer appears at the top above my stock symbols list. I have closed the app. Rebooted my phone. Deleted and reinstalled the app then rebooted my phone and nothing works. This morning I opened the app saw my holdings were back, but before I could get excited, the holdings disappeared once again. Not sure what is going on but until my holdings are permanently showing on my screen once again the app is useless to me. If this can be fixed I would gladly give it 5 stars once again.
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5 months ago, Daily YF user
Latest upgrade broke my list which won’t update
I updated today but it has ruined the app for me. Won’t load prices in real time, really laggy and constantly trying to reload. A huge pain. If I try to order by clicking on the percentage change I get blank entries for a long time. If the prices finally load the screen freezes and I can’t scroll through. Now news and analysis videos won’t play. Not sure if it is only a problem on iPads. Update 2/13: they released a patch for the iPad. Now the speed at which prices update is a bit better when you try to click to order by percentage change or whatever. However the prices don’t line up with the tickers. For example it listed Disney stock at 14 because that was the price of the ticker beside it in the ordering. There is some kind of offset in the cells that I don’t understand.
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1 year ago, BB-Franklin
Clear, concise, and completely comprehensive
I have been using yahoo finance as one of my trading evaluation tools for over 15 years. What I respect and enjoy about the site is it’s simplicity and ability for me to list and segment my various portfolios. The design and development team appears to be very active as they have updates and have incorporated several new, valuable features this year. I know there are several much more sophisticated and advanced platforms to choose from. However, any successful investor not only has a trading plan, but executes with as much simplicity and clarity as possible, yahoo finance provides that structure and outline.
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4 years ago, bshaisjb286$&
Don’t get too big for your shorts
Yahoo finance is a great new aggregator. But it is just that. When I click on a morningstar story, don’t tell me that I have to subscribe to yahoo premium to read it. I understand that you guys are trying to become more than just a news feed and find new revenue streams, but your playing in an arena that you are highly outgunned. Though I admire the shift in corporate budgeting and strategy, I feel that you will drive away people who just liked your app for the news, like myself. Find a better way to monetize than blocking public articles to incumbent users. Don’t alienate, extricate, extricate and monetize.
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3 years ago, fin-boy-jingle-jangle
Best source for finance news
My finance teacher circa 2016 (the year I laughed at my barber telling me to buy Eth for .99) told me I should get a watchlist started on yahoo finance. Boy do I wish I believed in my convictions of that watchlist. From Snapchat to Chegg and many others I knew from watching people around me must have some value greater than 2-10 bucks a share and laughable market cap by today’s PE giants. The team is as unbiased a news source as I’ve seen. They talk real metics of valuation and the guest list is phenomenal because they put the time in to ask these folks to come chat. Way better than any of the eternally biased other big name networks.
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2 years ago, Alphagetter
Yahoo Web Site Review
Have been using this website for several years. Very good source of stock research info. I do like to skim read the latest posts for current info about a stock. Also helps measure investor sentiment for a specific stock . I do find though that the post tab can be frozen for several hours at a time. I also use the news tab to see what is causing a big move in a stock. There can be a significant lag though. An example today is that all uranium stocks jumped on news the the government wants to stop buying uranium from Russia. That news is not yet available.
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2 weeks ago, Gohomealive
Why push political opinion garbage if your a stock app?
I have used this app daily for 6 years and now have lost all faith in it as they decided to push a political opinion piece as “finance news”. They have shown they are bias and my money is too important to me to let nonsense get in the way. You push a story about how President Trump can get away with crimes because of the Supreme Court Ruling??? Haven’t enough “media” companies been embarrassed by pushing political opinion pieces?? You’re a finance app. Why even go there? You’ve lost all credibility and now shown your bias. You do not need to know my political leaning. You assume because we think the media is unfairly treating someone that I’m a supporter of that person?? No. However, I’m an American and it is foolish for you to push nonsense. In 5 years it’s the first political story ever pushed. Do you not realize the American people just are not buying this narrative anymore?? You all have been trying to destroy him for 8 years and he still polls at minimum 50%. Why get involved?? Surely there has to be a place where we do not have to be subjected to political opinion pieces forced on us. (Pushed as a notification well after market close) I thought it was here. I THOUGHT WRONG.
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3 years ago, all-the-stars-
Used to be my favorite finance app, but now…
Yahoo used to have one good property — their finance app. It provided a clear, objective curation of business headlines and a set of simple tools to track your portfolio. Lately it has become as much of a Biden administration mouthpiece as CNN. Clearly biased headlines and curation limit the breadth of data provided. As an example, I receive a grand total of zero - zero - notifications from Yahoo of the administration’s crisis in Afghanistan on the day it went down. I had to rely on other news sources for those headlines. The woke editors at Yahoo can suppress the truth all they wish to, but the fourth estate shouldn’t be based on political bias in any form. I do not want Yahoo to be liberal or conservative. I want the men and women who pretend they are journalists to provide me with a clear, fair, and objective curation of the news that is likely to shape my portfolio.
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3 years ago, Dave28774338
5 stars for the last 5 years… until now
I’ve used this app for over 5 years and it has been great! With this most recent update, key information that I could grab at a glance now takes 3-4 clicks/taps. Not to mention, it feels slower and clunkier. What used to show dividend yield on a stock now just shows the dividend. You have to click “more details” and wait for it to load before it shows you the percentage yield. You used to be able to quickly see what earnings and profit were. Now you just see the green and blue colors without the dollar amounts. Want to see the dollar amounts? Click the chart and wait 8 seconds. I know these are first world problems I’m ranting about, but your app was better before, why downgrade user friendliness? If it’s not broken, don’t fix it!
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3 years ago, Applebill50
Pretty good app works pretty good could use a little tweaking giving more updates and more up-to-date news that’s happening now on companies instead of having to look somewhere else to get it otherwise you miss out on the news and what’s going on around the world US and can cost investors a whole Lotta money because they missed out on a small piece of information that you did not provide I wish you could just provide that little extra information instead of finding out secondhand the next day later thank you for your understanding
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3 years ago, Crztini
Track sells?
I LOVE this app, there’s only one thing that’s missing or I can’t figure out - how do I add my SELLs in my lots? I can add my BUYs just fine but what about when I sell a stock? I tried adding a negative quantity but that tracks it as a SHORT and it does reduce my quantity of a stock in the overview. I could just modify my lot to match my current qty and avg price but I want to see the profits I made from my sells individually. Also would be cool to make it support Crypto a bit better - allow for more decimal spaces in the qty and price when entering a lot. Also add a field for fees and maybe a small “Note” field. Otherwise this is the best finance app out there, Yahoo’s saving grace these days.
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4 years ago, dleecylla
Lee experience Of the introduction to Yahoo finance
To start off I would say that I like the layout of yahoo finance. I like the easy to understand structure of the page. It’s clear concise, and I like how I can type in a product and most likely find the ticker symbol. The only thing I would improve about Yahoo finance is actually teaching the client like myself the basics of finance for exampleWhat does market cap actually mean and how can we benefit, how can I benefit offered increase in market cap. If there was a small section about the different terms and definitions it probably would make Yahoo finance the place to get all your information about finance.
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2 years ago, rparasil
Latest Yahoo Finance upgrade
The latest upgrade v9.3.0 (Feb 17) is very disappointing and does NOT provide any Adv over the previous version. Very confusing on what to press to return to the previous view resulting to extra keystrokes and aggravation. The BIGEST complaint is that the markets diary was removed from the detailed lists view, meaning you cannot monitor your watchlist at the same time as overall markets (indices, gold, oil, bonds, Bitcoin). Who is the idiot that approved this change. Please rollback to the previous version or allow users to access the old views. The SECOND biggest complaint is the quote view now eliminated the left pane allowing simultaneously single column view of your detailed watchlist w/ scrolling. This latest upgrade removed key features for power users wanting more info simultaneously. Very disappointing:-(
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6 years ago, mkazimer
Used to be 5 star (before the recent versions broke things)
I really liked this app and its features, but the recent versions broke a couple things, so I rated 3 stars (at best) right now. 1. The app used to total up my portfolio based on the share quantity and basis prices I have entered. But now all I get is a bunch of black/red/green dots where my portfolio total should be. I tried pull-down refreshes and app restarts, but no luck. I cannot get a portfolio total anymore, which was a key feature for me. 2. When I scroll down to read additional news headlines, the scroll pane jumps around every few seconds as I am reading the headlines. This is really annoying. Both these recent issues really impact the app’s usefulness, so now I can rarely stand using it.
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5 years ago, stocksense
Graph feature to view the price cycles of a given stock
I was enjoying to look at the stock performance graph that shows how the price changed Day to Day by sweeping my finger from past dates to present and watching the stock value change. This provides us the minimum to maximum values in a given period. But this feature disappeared and I cannot track the changes in values. Please reinstate that feature. That feature is invoked when I hold my iPhone at 90 degrees where the long sides are in the horizontal direction. That would be a big help to enjoy the viewing of a stock performance for a given period in a graph form. Thanks
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2 years ago, BitingChaos
Awful LIST support!
The app supports adding your investment accounts so that you can view details on your stock (more info than what the broker app may support). In theory, this is great. BUT... You cannot rename the list. They use whatever random name Yahoo feels like using at the time. I've added, removed, and re-added my Robinhood and Fidelity accounts several times and got different, ugly, unwanted names, multiple times. Second, it randomly becomes disconnected from your brokerage accounts. Every time I open the app it needs me to "refresh" my Robinhood account, which means that I need to log in. Again. Every day. Other apps (such as Mint) don't do this. If they let you rename lists and fixed the Robinhood connection issue, this would be a 5-star app!
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4 years ago, darnell mak
Yahoo finance ap
This would be a good ap if it was not so heavily politicized. There is constant pandering of left wing ideas or political opinions that are not financially related. There are numerous negative article written about Trump which are opinions and negative information about him which are biased and often not accurate and have very little to do with the economy or finance. The ap also publishes a lot of slanted, negative articles against the market when it is moving positive. Yahoo finance writers need to be more balanced. You’ ve seemed to only hire left wing democrats. Both sides would be more balanced and objective. Actually, little or no politics would be better. Little or no bit coin crap would be better also or a way to deselect topics of little interest. Bit coins are illegal money laundrying of money pathways
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3 years ago, E.T. Craven
Absolutely useless.
Roughly a few weeks ago, this app started doubling and tripling my portfolio investments, at first making me think I was suddenly rich…and then, when I went into the app a few days later, it started showing only fractions of my investments, at first making me think the market crashed. Thanks for the emotional rollercoaster ride, Yahoo Finance. I’ve unlinked and relinked my accounts over and over. Deleted the app, reinstalled it a number of times. Still showing me random investment totals. Add to this frustration, they buried the most useful feature (set notifications based on target prices) and finding it now gives me a headache every time. This app used to be great. Now it’s useless, buggy garbage. Deleted from library and looking for an alternative that…you know…does what it’s supposed to do.
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