TheStreet hires personal finance columnist Powell

TheStreet.com announced Monday that personal finance columnist Robert Powell will join its newsroom to author a regular column and launch a new subscription retirement product. “Bob is the foremost personal finance and retirement journalist in America,” said TheStreet Chief Executive Officer David Callaway in a statement. “His voice is respected and followed throughout the retirement and […]

TheStreet hires two new editorial staffers

Financial news site TheStreet.com has hired two new editorial staff members. Binti Pawa has been hired as senior director of search engine optimization, working in the newsroom. Pawa came from Time, where she also had a senior SEO role before leaving earlier this year. She had been head of SEO for food, lifestyle and luxury. […]

TheStreet launches daily newsletter covering activist investors

The Deal, which is part of TheStreet.com, has launched a new daily newsletter called the Activist Daily. Led by senior editor, Ron Orol, the newsletter will cover the surging activity in activism and corporate governance in both the U.S. and Europe. It will cover the latest strategies in proxy fight insurgencies, and report on legislative and […]

TheStreet beats Wall Street expectations in second quarter

Financial news service TheStreet.com reported second-quarter earnings and revenue that were better than analyst expectations. The company reported net income of $344,744, or 1 cent per share, up from a loss of $1.2 million, or a loss of 3 cents per share, in the same quarter in 2016. Analysts were expecting a loss of 2 […]

Feuerstein remembers how TheStreet changed business journalism

Biotech reporter Adam Feuerstein, who is leaving TheStreet.com after 16 years to join STAT, writes about how the financial news site changed business journalism. Feuerstein writes, “More than anything, I wanted very badly to work for Jim Cramer and TheStreet.com. Cramer, the frenetic former hedge-fund manager was re-inventing financial journalism for the web. Remember, this […]

Cramer survives shareholder uprising at TheStreet

Jim Cramer, the perspicacious host of CNBC’s “Mad Money” and the co-founder of The Street.com, has survived an uprising by a disgruntled shareholder at his financial news company, reports Keith Kelly of the New York Post. Kelly writes, “But shareholders at last week’s annual meeting sided with The Street’s nominees over Cannell’s people. “But that doesn’t mean […]

TheStreet’s Feuerstein leaving for STAT

Adam Feuerstein, who has covered biotech companies for TheStreet.com for most of the past 15 years, resigned on Monday to accept a job at STAT. He will also cover biotech for STAT, which is owned by the Boston Globe and covers health care news, as a national biotech columnist. He starts June 19. “As for […]

TheStreet investor urging others to vote against company directors

A large investor in TheStreet.com has asked other investors to vote against the financial news company’s director candidates and management proposals at its annual meeting, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. J. Carlo Cannell operates Cannell Capital, which owns 3.4 million shares, or 9.5 percent, of TheStreet. In his filing, Cannell […]

TheStreet hires two new reporters

Financial news site TheStreet.com has hired two new reporters — one to cover bankruptcy and distressed situations and another to cover activist investors. Stephanie Gleason has been hired to cover bankruptcy and distressed companies. She previously worked as a reporter for The Wall Street Journal covering the same topics since 2011. Prior to that, Gleason […]

TheStreet.com editor Murphy has resigned

Tara Murphy, the editor of TheStreet.com, has resigned from the financial news site to pursue other interests. “We loved her and are sorry to see her go, but will begin looking both internally and externally for a replacement,” said CEO David Callaway in an email to Talking Biz News. Murphy was hired as managing editor […]