Tagged: Markets coverage

Media focuses too much on market

Media focuses too much on market

Economist Dean Baker of the American Prospect was interviewed on the NPR show “On the Media” and said that media preoccupation with the ups and downs of Wall Street not only distracts us from more significant...

When biz magazines forecast the market

When biz magazines forecast the market

Forbes.com columnist Gary Weiss writes on his blog about the absurdity of business magazines Barron’s and BusinessWeek — where Weiss used to work — attempting to forecast where the market is going. Weiss wrote,...

Cramer is calming down

Cramer is calming down

Alex Markels of U.S. News & World Report profiles “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer in the latest issue, and he writes that Cramer seems to be slowing down and spending more time with his...

Jim Cramer vs. Henry Blodget

Jim Cramer vs. Henry Blodget

“Mad Money” host Jim Cramer and Slate writer Henry Blodget, the disgraced former Wall Street analyst who now writes for Slate, apparently don’t like each other. Earlier this week, Dealbreaker.com’s Bess Levin caught up...

No consensus on why the market dropped

No consensus on why the market dropped

Hal Morris, who writes on the grumpyeditor.com blog, took a look at this morning’s coverage of Monday’s markets and wonders what’s going on. Morris wrote, “Pity business writers of stock market action. Looking for...