Tagged: Marketwatch

Byrne vs. Greenberg, Round Three

Byrne vs. Greenberg, Round Three

The ongoing war of words between Overstock.com President Patrick Byrne and MarketWatch.com columnist Herb Greenberg continued this morning on CNBC’s Squawk Box show shortly after 8 a.m. EST. To set the scene, Greenberg was...

"Business reporting is superficial"

"Business reporting is superficial"

That’s the opinion of the administrator of the “Rarely Right” blogger, who went nameless in Marketwatch’s article about Wall Street blogs. Specifically, Marketwatch’s David Weidner, wrote, “‘Most business reporting is superficial at best,’ Rarely...

Business journalism: At a crossroads?

Business journalism: At a crossroads?

I had an interesting conversation with Herb Greenberg, the California-based columnist for Marketwatch.com, about an issue that was recently posted on Talking Biz News. And he made an interesting side comment that has stuck...

Jon Friedman's Hot and Not for 2006

Jon Friedman's Hot and Not for 2006

Jon Friedman writes the media column for Marketwatch.com. He’s a former Bloomberg and BusinessWeek reporter. His recent column on what’s In and Out for 2006 includes this: Who’s in: Fox Business Channel Who’s out:...

End of the year stock stories

End of the year stock stories

Yes, it is that time of the year again. The end of the year stock story. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 2005 down slightly, while the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ were both...

MarketWatch losing readers?

MarketWatch losing readers?

Business 2.0 has a nice update on the Dow Jones acquisition of the CBS Marketwatch web site, which occurred almost a year ago. Seems that the site has lost a lot of viewers and...