Bob O'Brien is a senior writer at The Deal, covering private equity and writing both breaking news and feature articles. Previously, O'Brien spent 18 years at The Wall Street Journal and was featured as an on-air reporter on CNBC television, as part of the WSJ's licensing agreement with NBC Universal. He also wrote feature stories for Barron's magazine as well as an investment blog for Barrons online.

Here's a good way to play the looming shopping season.
Shipping firm has soared in just days, but stay away.
Sector faces price deflation and a tough challenge from Wal-Mart.
Discount retailers slide on downbeat comments from the enigmatic Cleveland Research.

Columnist Conversations

The SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (XBI) was trading in a four month symmetrical triangle before it broke out o...
Join me later today as I bring back Toni Hanser to a webinar.  Toni has been away for awhile recovering f...
Here is a well defined zone to look for buy triggers against...defining the risk below it! View Char...
this is the FOURTH big winner we have booked on Apple since December. SOLD AAPL APR 135 CALL AT 4.50 (in ...

BEST IDEAS

News Breaks

Powered by

BROKERAGE PARTNERS

Except as otherwise indicated, quotes are delayed. Quotes delayed at least 20 minutes for all exchanges. Market Data provided by Interactive Data. Company fundamental data provided by Morningstar. Earnings and ratings provided by Zacks. Mutual fund data provided by Valueline. ETF data provided by Lipper. Powered and implemented by Interactive Data Managed Solutions.


TheStreet Ratings updates stock ratings daily. However, if no rating change occurs, the data on this page does not update. The data does update after 90 days if no rating change occurs within that time period.

IDC calculates the Market Cap for the basic symbol to include common shares only. Year-to-date mutual fund returns are calculated on a monthly basis by Value Line and posted mid-month.