Barron’s hires Stone from CBS MoneyWatch
In an email to Talking Biz News, Stone wrote, “I’m really pleased to be part of the staff of Barron’s, one of the most prestigious and influential financial publications today. In addition to writing the ‘Current Yield’ column in the magazine, I also write the ‘Income Investing‘ blog on Barrons.com. I cover bonds, dividend stocks and other income-generating securities like preferreds, REITs and MLPs. I’m always keeping my eye on economic releases and Fed policy. “
Stone had joined MoneyWatch in October 2013. She previously was managing editor of MSN Money. Stone joined MSN Money in 2010, after being managing editor of DailyFinance.com, a business site launched in 2009 by AOL.
Stone was also an assistant managing editor at AOL Money & Finance, where she oversaw business news and investing coverage. She had been with AOL since 2005 and is the founding editor of BloggingStocks, WalletPop and, most recently, DailyFinance.
Prior to joining AOL, Stone spent eight years as a senior writer at BusinessWeek Online covering finance, investing and the economy. She has also worked as a financial writer at BusinessWeek magazine, SmartMoney.com, and Financial Planning.
She is the author of “King of Capital,” a biography of Sandy Weill, and a graduate of Yale University and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.