Yahoo! Finance is known for the breadth and depth of company information we provide, but sometimes it can be tricky to find exactly what you need. Problem solved. Now you can conduct powerful and comprehensive searches using the new and improved Yahoo! Finance Search.
In addition to finding relevant content across Yahoo! Finance, we now include results from the web and organize it all in a way that’s easy to use. The new Finance Search can uncover details on companies and executives, find information on private companies and even help determine what companies are associated with topics.
To get to Finance Search, click “Finance Search” in the blue bar on every Yahoo! Finance page:
From here, enter your search. Or, browse a list of the day’s popular finance searches.
Section 1: Quote Information
A quote appears when your search exactly matches a ticker or a quote name. You’ll see pricing information and a chart.
Section 2: News
You’ll see the latest news stories from Yahoo! and across the web.
Section 3: Company & Quote Results
The list of Companies (public and private), ETFs, Mutual Funds and Indices (from US and worldwide exchanges) is generated from matches between your search and content on Yahoo! Finance, including: company/quote name, ticker, business summary, key execs, analysts, and insiders.
As an example, you can enter the name of a person (“Carol Bartz” ) or a topic (“biodynamic farm”) to find related companies. In the example of Carol Bartz, she is a key exec and insider at the companies listed. In the example of “biodynamic farm,” biodynamic farm is mentioned in the business summary on the company profile pages.
Section 4: Yahoo! Finance and Web Search Results
Using Web Search results, you’ll find content available on Yahoo! Finance and the Web. In the default “All Results” view, the first 3 results are from Yahoo! Finance, and the next results are from the Web. You can also view only Yahoo! Finance results or only Web Results.
Let us know what you think!