Melody Hahm, Yahoo Finance

Melody Hahm

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Past articles by Melody:

Match CEO: 'We’re going to see the biggest cuffing season ever'

Americans are emerging from the pandemic, eager to reconnect with friends and family — and strangers. → Read More

Airbnb CEO: ‘We’re really popular with retirees right now’

While Airbnb (ABNB) started as a scrappy, "affordable alternative to a hotel," it's appealing to older individuals and families, who are looking for ways to spend their later years, according to CEO Brian Chesky. → Read More

'A hot market': Demand for office maintenance workers growing at rapid clip

Even with staggered and limited reopenings, the demand for in-person support roles is growing at a rapid clip. The heightened awareness and focus on hygiene reflects how the coronavirus may be a tailwind for the foreseeable future. → Read More

Oatly goes public at $22.12 per share, 31% above its listing price

Oatly (OTLY) began trading on the Nasdaq on Thursday, May 20, at $22.12 after pricing at $17 per share. → Read More

Jeannie Mai Jenkins on speaking out about her Asian identity: 'I've broken those chains'

Emmy-award winning TV host Jeannie Mai Jenkins talks about her journey with her Vietnamese-Chinese identity and how she's speaking out louder than before. → Read More

Airbnb CEO identifies 5 trends that are unlikely to reverse

The pandemic changed the way we travel, but it remains to be seen how many of these trends will last. → Read More

How Airbnb is serving vacationers who don't know where they want to go

Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky says the company has seen nearly 100 million searches with flexible options since launching the feature three months ago. → Read More

Teens and social media: 'Unfollow some accounts that don't make you feel good'

Dr. Nina Vasan of Stanford's Mental Health Innovation Lab shares how social media can have a positive impact on the lives of kids and young adults. → Read More

Celebrity chef Andrew Zimmern: $28.6B restaurant relief will get ‘eaten up’ right away

Andrew Zimmern, a James Beard award-winning chef, says that $28.6 billion is not sufficient to help the ailing restaurant industry recover. → Read More

'Bamboo Ceiling' author: 'Asians have been invisible’ for too long

In a new interview with Yahoo Finance, Jane Hyun, the author of "Breaking the Bamboo Ceiling: Career Strategies for Asians,” points out that Asians still face immense difficulty breaking into management roles, → Read More

Derek Chauvin verdict has Minneapolis businesses prepared to ‘hit the panic button’

Business owners around Minneapolis, where the Derek Chauvin trial has been held, have been on edge over the last year. → Read More

AppLovin goes public as it bets on the casual female gamer, apps that aren’t 'addictive'

AppLovin which makes and markets mobile games, started trading on the Nasdaq on Thursday after pricing at $80 per share Wednesday and was down 18.5% by the close of the market. → Read More

Rep. Ted Lieu: We're 'seeing the political awakening of the Asian American community'

California congressman Ted Lieu gained national recognition during the Trump administration. He's sounding the alarm again as the U.S sees a surge in anti-Asian hate. → Read More

Marvel's first Asian superhero Simu Liu: 'Now is not the time to withdraw'

Simu Liu has a unique position in Hollywood. He's played characters who are very distinctly and boldly Asian, including Shang-Chi, Marvel's (DIS) first Asian superhero, which comes out in September. → Read More

Logan Paul on racism in America: 'My brain cannot compute'

Logan Paul has made his name as a controversial creator on YouTube. Now, amid a renewed fight for racial justice, Paul says he wants to use his social platform of 100 million followers to address important topics. → Read More

Cameron Diaz on choosing family over Hollywood: 'All of my energy is here'

Cameron Diaz retired from acting seven years ago and has since written two best-selling books on wellness and created a wine brand. Now as a mother, she can't imagine returning to Hollywood. → Read More

Cameron Diaz on why she co-founded a clean wine brand despite not being 'an endorser'

Last summer, actress Cameron Diaz and entrepreneur Katherine Power launched Avaline, billed as a clean wine label made with organic grapes and free of additives like powdered tannins that help with fermentation and fining agents that remove unwanted flavors. → Read More

Here's how brands are responding to hate crimes against Asian Americans

Unprovoked attacks targeting Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have skyrocketed in recent months, prompting the public to demand that brands and their leaders speak up to denounce these hate crimes. → Read More

Airbnb CEO: 'Employees are in charge, not companies' in push for remote work

"The lines between travel and living are starting to blur together," Airbnb co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky told Yahoo Finance on Friday, citing that more travelers are staying at an Airbnb for weeks or months at a time. → Read More

Airbnb financial results blow past revenue expectations

Investors will get a first look at Airbnb (ABNB)'s first quarter as a public company Thursday after the closing bell. → Read More