Forbes.com Forms Relationship With Yahoo!
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 8, 2000
Forbes.com To Provide Leading Editorial Content To Yahoo! Finance and
Forbes.com, a leading Internet media company, today announced a content agreement with Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO), a leading global Internet communications, commerce and media company.
Under the terms of the agreement, Forbes.com is providing Yahoo!(R) Finance (http://finance.yahoo.com) with editorial content from its leading journalists. Yahoo! has created a news hub on Yahoo! Finance to feature Forbes.com's articles, links to live chats and Forbes' Lists, including the Forbes Platinum 400 and the Power Celebrity 100. New articles from Forbes.com will be made available to Yahoo! Finance users on a daily basis.
"Forbes.com is pleased to be working with Yahoo!, and we believe this agreement will help extend our already powerful brand online and drive traffic to our site," said Jeffrey M. Killeen, chief executive officer of Forbes.com. "Developing relationships with leading brands such as Yahoo! will enhance Forbes.com's position as a premier destination for investors and people who are interested in the business world."
Forbes.com also is providing content to Yahoo! FinanceVision (http://financevision.yahoo.com), the first live financial network to originate from Silicon Valley. Yahoo! FinanceVision integrates live streaming video, personalized data and Web browsing in one interface to bring people in-depth market coverage, investing insights from third party sources, morning brokerage calls, and news and commentary from an array of editorial sources.
"Yahoo! is happy to deliver Forbes.com's valued content and the unique perspective of their journalists to people who use Yahoo! Finance and Yahoo! FinanceVision," said Tim Sheehan, director of production for Yahoo! Finance. "As the leading financial site on the Web, Yahoo! Finance is committed to providing people with the best content and information available."
Additionally, Yahoo! Chat (http://chat.yahoo.com) and Forbes.com have teamed up to develop and organize live online chat events. Yahoo! hosts the chats and offers people the ability to pose questions and engage in online dialogue with Forbes.com's journalists, financial experts and industry pundits.
"In addition to providing content to Yahoo!, we look forward to developing and hosting live chats which discuss topical issues with Forbes.com's many talented and knowledgeable experts," said Steve Johnson, managing editor of Forbes.com.
About Forbes.com Inc.
Forbes.com Inc. is a leading Internet media company focused on the theme of wealth -- how it is created, how it is managed and how it can be enjoyed. The Forbes.com Web site, located at http://www.forbes.com, provides both business information services and lifestyle editorial content designed to serve the needs of business leaders, professionals, investors and affluent customers. The site includes Forbes Digital Tool, daily original reporting on the business of technology; Forbes Wires, a real-time business information news service; the complete online editions of Forbes Magazine, Forbes Global, Forbes ASAP and Forbes FYI; ForbesFinder, a powerful search engine that provides access to all current and archived Forbes content as well as a full Web search engine; stock and mutual fund stock quotes and comprehensive company profiles; an expanded online version of the Forbes.com Best of The Web Guide; and a wide array of interactive tools, calculators and databases, including the annual Forbes Lists.
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