Tagged: Markets coverage

Biz journalist writing Paulson memoir 0

Biz journalist writing Paulson memoir

Heidi Moore of New York magazine reports that Michael Carroll, the former editor of Institutional Investor magazine, is “co-writing” the autobiography of former Goldman Sachs head and Treasury secretary Hank Paulson. Moore writes, “Carroll...

The Madoff books are coming 1

The Madoff books are coming

Jeffrey Trachtenberg of The Wall Street Journal takes a look at the books about disgraced money manager Bernard Madoff coming out in the next year. Trachtenberg writes, “Portfolio, an imprint of Pearson PLC’s Penguin...

NYSE extends trading by 15 minutes 0

NYSE extends trading by 15 minutes

The New York Stock Exchange decided to close at 4:15 p.m. on Thursday after system irregularities were found in the trading. This was big news among the television-based business news providers, whose shows are...

Working the stock market beat 0

Working the stock market beat

Cara Buckley of the New York Times interviews Matt Egan, who covers the stock market for Fox Business Network, about his job. Here is an excerpt: Landing at Fox: Ray Hennessey, the director of...

Verbs and the stock market 0

Verbs and the stock market

New York Times business editor Larry Ingrassia responded to a reader’s question about how the paper decided how to characterize moves in the stock market. Ingrassia writes, “But there is no easy definition when...

The busines press didn't do enough 0

The busines press didn't do enough

Dean Starkman of Columbia Journalism Review argues that the business media failed in providing the consumer the information needed to be warned about the current economic turmoil, particularly between 2004 and 2006. Starkman writes,...

The problem with CNBC's journalism 0

The problem with CNBC's journalism

Maureen Tkacik writes for the May/June issue of Columbia Journalism Review about business news network CNBC and argues that it disappoints so many people because it solely focuses on “actionable” items that people can...