Finance & Economy
Aaron Task
Editor in Chief, Yahoo Finance
Michael Santoli
Senior Columnist, Yahoo Finance
Aaron Pressman
Senior Reporter, Technology, Yahoo Finance
Jeff Macke
Host of 'Breakout,' Yahoo Finance
Lauren Lyster
Host of 'Hot Stock Minute,' Yahoo Finance
Rick Newman
Yahoo Senior Writer, The Exchange, Yahoo Finance
Aaron Task
Editor in Chief, Yahoo Finance
To book Aaron, please contact: Sean Hamel, (212) 381-5877, shamel@yahoo-inc.com
Bio
As Editor in Chief of Yahoo Finance, Aaron Task oversees all original content for the site, and the Yahoo Finance newsroom. He is also the host of "The Daily Ticker"" on Yahoo Finance, where he offers insights on the most important business stories of the day, including: politics, the economy, investing, Wall Street, corporate leadership and company earnings.He is an award-winning reporter and producer who decodes the often cryptic world of business and financial news. Prior to joining Yahoo in 2008, he was editor-at-large at The Street.com, where he spent 10 years in a variety of roles, including San Francisco bureau chief. Aaron is the co-author of Bailout Nation and a sought-after commentator on financial markets, economics, and related public policy. He is a graduate of Rutgers University and resides in Montclair, N.J. with his wife Allison Fishman Task, cookbook author and the host of Yahoo's "Blue Ribbon Hunter", and their children Davida, Abraham and Zevin.
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Michael Santoli
Senior Columnist, Yahoo Finance
To book Michael , please contact: Sean Hamel, (212) 381-5877, shamel@yahoo-inc.com
Bio
As Senior Columnist at Yahoo! Finance, Michael Santoli writes analysis and commentary on the stock market, corporate news and the economy. He also appears on "The Daily Ticker" on Yahoo! Finance, where he offers insights on the most important business stories of the day. He has covered the Wall Street beat for 20 years, including 15 years as a columnist and feature writer for Barron’s magazine, and is a frequent guest on cable and broadcast news programs. You can view his column "Unexpected Returns" here

 

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Aaron Pressman
Senior Reporter, Technology, Yahoo Finance
To book Aaron , please contact: Becky Auslander, (212) 381-5877, shamel@yahoo-inc.com
Bio
Aaron Pressman follows the technology sector for Yahoo! Finance, covering everything from real-time breaking news to deeper investigation through his thought-provoking work. Aaron is also well-known and respected in financial journalism, most recently a standout correspondent for Reuters as well as Business Week, The Industry Standard, TheStreet.com and Bloomberg, among others. Aaron leads the conversation among technology adherents and has been being singled out as a must-follow on Apple. He has also been recognized on Robert Scoble's list of recommended tech journalists and bloggers.
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Jeff Macke
Host of 'Breakout,' Yahoo Finance
To book Jeff, please contact: Sean Hamel, (212) 381-5877, shamel@yahoo-inc.com
Bio
Jeff is a co-host for "Breakout", Yahoo Finance's daily all-out, roll-up-your-sleeves, dive-in interactive investing show. With his background as a professional investor and financial commentator, Jeff helps breakdown the market highs and lows and tells investors what they need to know to be successful. Previously, as founder and president of Macke Asset Management (MAM), Jeff actively managed assets until 2005. Prior to founding MAM, he was a partner and co-founder of Macke Partners, an investment partnership. He also has been an analyst with Palo-Alto Investors and a consultant with Senn-Delaney Retail Consultants, where he developed the associate training program for Sears and worked on projects for a wide variety of Fortune 500 retailers. Jeff was a founding cast member of CNBC's "Fast Money."
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Lauren Lyster
Host of 'Hot Stock Minute,' Yahoo Finance
To book Lauren, please contact: Sean Hamel, 212-381-5877, shamel@yahoo-inc.com
Bio

Lauren Lyster is a co-host and reporter for Yahoo Finance's Daily Ticker. Based in New York, she also anchors Yahoo Finance's Hot Stock Minute, a daily, pre-market show airing live from the Nasdaq MarketSite, and she contributes to Big Data Download, a digital collaboration with CNBC.  In addition, she anchors key livestream events for both Yahoo Finance and Yahoo News. 

 

Lauren has interviewed some of the biggest names in business, ranging from CEOs and fund managers, to economists, policymakers, and politicians (e.g. former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, US House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller). She’s reported from the New York Stock Exchange, South by Southwest in Austin, the World Economic Forum in Davos, and more. She also appears on TV, radio, and other online media outlets to discuss economic and financial news, including ABC News digital, CNBC, CBS, and HuffPost Live.

 

Prior to Yahoo, Lauren was host of Capital Account, a daily, live finance/economics show broadcast internationally on RTTV.   Lauren brings her prior experience from finance, as an equity research analyst, to her reporting. Lauren earned her Bachelor’s degree in journalism, with a double major in gender studies, from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.

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Rick Newman
Yahoo Senior Writer, The Exchange, Yahoo Finance
To book Rick, please contact: Sean Hamel, (212) 381-5877, shamel@yahoo-inc.com
Bio
Rick Newman is a senior writer for Yahoo! Finance in New York City, covering money, business and economic trends for the world’s largest financial news site on “The Exchange.” Before joining Yahoo! in 2013, Rick was Chief Business Correspondent for U.S. News & World Report, where he covered the 2008 financial meltdown, the Great Recession, two presidential elections and the ongoing upheaval of the American middle class. Rick’s journalism focuses on plain-English explanations of the momentous changes sweeping through the U.S. economy, with pragmatic takeaways for ordinary people and frequent lacerations of the shoddy conventional wisdom sometimes propagated by the mainstream media. Check out his personal web site,www.rickjnewman.com, or follow him on Twitter at@rickjnewman.
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