Julia La Roche, Yahoo Finance

Julia La Roche

Yahoo Finance

New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Julia:

Starbucks CEO: Customers seek a haven of the 'safe, familiar, and convenient' during coronavirus

Starbucks' tech-savvy CEO is embracing human-centered design now more than ever as COVID-19 shapes consumer behavior. → Read More

Goldman exec sees 'real urgency' for US to throw a new lifeline to small businesses

As Washington edges closer to a deal on coronavirus stimulus, a senior Goldman Sachs executive expects “trouble ahead” if there isn’t more federal assistance for cash-strapped small business owners. → Read More

Mondelez explains why chewing gum was 'severely impacted' by coronavirus lockdowns

Chewing gum benefits from world travel retail and on-the-go occasions. → Read More

Roubini: Trump, Congress are 'playing with fire' by dragging out stimulus talks

According to Roubini, the U.S. still needs a “significant fiscal stimulus” of “at least $1.5 trillion for the next few months,” or the economy will slow down further. → Read More

Starbucks posts loss as coronavirus bites, but stock pops on 'steadily recovering' business

'As we continue to drive the recovery, we are also building resilience for the future by accelerating the transformation of our business,' says CEO Kevin Johnson. → Read More

How Bill Ackman boosted minority, women-owned firms for his record-breaking IPO

The billionaire investor told underrepresented firms that "this is not philanthropy." → Read More

Steve Case: How Congress can back US startups, prevent 'massive brain drain'

Billionaire investor and tech entrepreneur Steve Case, the co-founder of AOL says Congress needs to focus on the country's startup ecosystem in its next round of stimulus → Read More

Billionaire investor Bill Ackman looks 'to marry a unicorn' with record-breaking SPAC

'So, we're looking to marry a unicorn. So we're prettying ourselves up for the most attractive possible partner,' says Ackman. → Read More

Walmart to close on Thanksgiving, dole out employee bonuses as reward in 'unprecedented' year

Walmart will give its workers the day off on Thanksgiving, in addition to special cash bonuses this summer, as a reward for response to the virus pandemic. → Read More

Goldman exec: Digital banking is here to stay with physical branches now 'a dinosaur'

Goldman Sachs' startup consumer bank has seen "tremendous tailwinds" in the acceleration of digital-only banking during COVID-19 lockdowns. → Read More

Walmart to require face masks for customers and workers at all US stores

Walmart (WMT) will require all customers and employees to wear face masks at all of its locations beginning July 20 → Read More

Goldman Sachs stock pops after big Q2 earnings beat

Goldman Sachs (GS) reported stronger-than-expected second-quarter earnings results on Wednesday, as surging revenues despite the pandemic buttressed the bottom line and its stock price. → Read More

JPMorgan beats on earnings but Dimon warns on 'much uncertainty'

JPMorgan boosts its credit reserves as the coronavirus crisis worsens worldwide. → Read More

How the coronavirus outbreak has changed life for Sam's Club, and its shoppers

Sam's Club has seen a marked shift in customer behavior during the COVID-19 pandemic, including rising demand for contactless shopping and varying phases of product needs. → Read More

Starbucks to require masks at US cafés as coronavirus cases spike

Starting next week, Starbucks (SBUX) will require customers visiting company-operated cafés in the U.S. to wear masks. → Read More

Palihapitiya: Skip government bailouts, put more money 'into the hands of consumers'

'What you would have is a slow rebuilding of the economic vitality in America,' Palihapitiya says. → Read More

Gundlach: Why the dollar and the tech rally are 'real risks' to investors

'You might also see that the dominance of the U.S. markets will start to fade away,' says Jeffrey Gundlach. → Read More

Sallie Krawcheck: Coronavirus pushing gender wealth gap backward at a faster pace

The pandemic — which is impacting workers at all income levels — is exacerbating unfavorable socioeconomic and gender trends. → Read More

Gundlach sounds off on V-shaped recovery prospects: 'Highly optimistic' at best

'I think that whatever the consensus is on the so-called shape of the recovery, I'm taking the under,' says Jeffrey Gundlach, the CEO of DoubleLine Capital. → Read More

A V-shaped recovery in 2020 earnings is 'far from certain': Strategist

'Risk-reward is unfavorable to equity investors here,' says global markets strategist Peter Cecchini. → Read More