Rick Newman

Columnist, Yahoo Finance; book author

    Mar 23, 2020
    Corporate America to the rescue?

    Airlines, hotels and other firms getting crushed by the coronavirus recession are practically begging for federal bailouts. But not General Motors. The auto giant already got one of those, and it really doesn’t want another. Instead, GM (GM) may help…

    Mar 18, 2020
    How to get the bailouts right

    Something unprecedented is coming. Congress has no choice but to hold its nose and approve bailouts for giant companies such as Boeing, Marriott and other hotel companies, all U.S. airlines and perhaps hundreds or thousands of other companies…

    Mar 18, 2020
    Bye, bye Bernie

    The Bernie Sanders revolution is winding down. After three weeks’ of thumping in Democratic primary elections, Sanders is poised to drop out of the race. The Vermont senator would have to win 70% of the vote in remaining elections to overtake former…

    Mar 12, 2020
    Markets are giving Trump an F

    President Trump learned a dangerous trick during his trade war with China: A few choice words can reassure financial markets and send stocks soaring. Trump has tried to do the same thing amid the coronavirus outbreak, with disastrous results. First,…

    Mar 11, 2020
    Medicare for all is dead

    The Bernie Sanders revolution hasn’t materialized. Elizabeth Warren is out of the race. Democratic voters say Joe Biden, familiar and unthreatening, is the man they want as their presidential nominee. This means Medicare for all, the huge government…