Tagged: Obituaries

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A giant in business journalism

Howard Gold writes for Marketwatch.com about why Barron’s columnist Alan Abelson, who died last week at the age of 87, was one of the greatest business journalists of all time. Gold writes, “In a...

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The legacy of Alan Abelson’s life

John Kostrzewa, the business editor of the Providence Journal, writes about the biggest legacy that Barron’s columnist Alan Abelson leaves the world of financial journalism. Kostrzewa writes, “But in reading his obituary, here’s what...

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Why we will all miss Alan Abelson

Brooke Southall of RIABiz.com writes about why readers of Barron’s will really miss columnist Alan Abelson, who died earlier this week. Southall writes, “Often things happen on Fridays and his columns that appeared Saturday...

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Abelson could move stock prices

The writer who critiqued Wall Street and companies the most during the last 30 years of the 20th century was Alan Abelson of Barron’s, whose death at age 87 was announced on Thursday. While...