Julie Hyman hosts the 9-11 am ET show on Yahoo Finance Live with Brian Sozzi. Julie has been a financial journalist for more than 20 years, covering events including the Great Financial Crisis, the collapse of drugmaker Valeant and the rise of meme stocks. She has interviewed newsmakers as varied as Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo, Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg, NBA star Kevin Love and Vista Equity Partners Founder & CEO Robert Smith. Her reporting has taken her from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to the Labor Department, Walmart’s annual meeting in Arkansas to pig farms in Iowa. Before joining Yahoo Finance in 2018, Julie worked at Bloomberg Television in roles including senior markets correspondent, anchor and retail reporter. She originally joined Bloomberg in its Paris bureau, reporting on European stocks. Julie began her career at the Washington Times. She grew up outside Baltimore and attended Randolph-Macon College. She lives in New Jersey with her husband and two sons.