Tagged: Reporting tips

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...

A great post-Christmas story

A great post-Christmas story

Yes, I am about to gag on all of the post-Christmas shopping stories that talk about the crowds on Dec. 26 and how retailers are trying to cut prices to entice customers. I think...

Watch who you quote

Watch who you quote

Do you regularly quote people in your business stories that you think are independent consultants or experts in the field and have unbaised opinions? Think again. The New York Times, on Dec. 23, exposed...

Great comments from Allan Sloan

Great comments from Allan Sloan

If you’re a fan of Newsweek Wall Street column Allan Sloan — and every business journalist should be — then you’re likely to get a kick out of his column in this morning’s Washington...

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...

Nice Wal-Mart banking story

Nice Wal-Mart banking story

Maybe I have missed this story at other papers, but I read Tom Shean’s story in this morning’s Virginian-Pilot about Wal-Mart’s banking plans and was blown away by the revelations. You can read the...