The term "oracle" was intended to mean "source of truth and wisdom", and the term "officious", rather than being related to the word's normal meaning, described the many office workers who would use the Yahoo database while surfing from work.
However, Filo and Yang insist they mainly selected the name because they liked the slang definition of a "yahoo" (used by college students in David Filo's native Louisiana in the late 1980s and early 1990s to refer to an unsophisticated, rural Southerner): "rude, unsophisticated, uncouth." This meaning derives from the Yahoo race of fictional beings from Gulliver's Travels. Like many search engines and web directories, Yahoo added a web portal.
Most sectors trade in the green this morning with energy (-0.1%), health care (-0.1%), and materials (-0.1%) being the only laggards.
Finance provides a variety of RSS feeds on various finance news topics including top stories, most viewed stories, stories by industry and sector, as well as dynamic feeds for company and industry news based on company ticker symbol. With Alex Wood also set to return over the weekend, Dodgers' skipper Dave Roberts has indicated that the club may go to a six-man rotation during a 17-game stretch in which the club doesn't have an off-day.Prior to landing on the shelf, Kershaw posted a 15-2 record, 2.04 ERA, 0.88 WHIP and 168/24 K/BB ratio in 141 1/3 innings.A two-out single from Jose Reyes plated one run, but Doolittle was able to bear down and get the final out. am General Motors drops -3.5% to challenge its 200-day/50-day moving average cluster around 34.75 area (GM) : am Opening Market Summary: Equities Open Modestly Higher (: WRAPX) :" data-reactid="16" am Opening Market Summary: Equities Open Modestly Higher (: WRAPX) : The major averages opened Tuesday's session in positive territory with the S&P 500 sporting a gain of 0.2%.