Jonathan Berr

Jonathan Berr

Jonathan Berr has been a financial journalist since 1997 and is a former reporter with Bloomberg News and At Bloomberg, he was awarded the Loeb award, one of the most prestigious prizes in journalism, for uncovering SEC violations at Raytheon. Berr was also part of a team at DailyFinance that was cited for feature writing by the New York Press Club. He has been a regulator contributor to both MSN Money and AOL's DailyFinance. His freelance writing has appeared in numerous publications including American Banker, The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Business Week, the Boston Globe, and Risk and Insurance. Among his passions are his family and his skill in translating gobbledygook into plain English. He is a proud resident of the state of New Jersey.

  1. Mutual Funds

    Pimco vs. Vanguard: A Comparison

    A look at the similarities and differences of asset management giants Pimco and Vanguard.
  2. Mutual Funds

    PIMCO vs. BlackRock (BLK): A Tale of the Tape

    A look at the world's biggest bond manager and the world's largest asset manager.
  3. Commodities

    Top Oil ETFs

    Interested in investing in oil and the companies that extract and refine it? Here's a list of ETFs. Just be wary of fees.
  4. FA Relevant

    High Dividend Paying Stocks

    Though dividends are thought to realm of conservative investors, they deserve a place in all portfolios. Here are some of ...
  5. Investing Strategy

    Why Facebook Should Buy Twitter

    Facebook and Twitter could make the perfect power couple. Is now the time for a deal to happen?
  6. Stocks

    Why Wal-Mart Needs To Expand Into Financial Services

    Wal-Mart's slow but steady push into the financial services sector could help jumpstart the chain's moribund U.S. sales.
  7. Investing Strategy

    Don't Believe The Hype About A Yahoo Turnaround

    Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer has recently claimed the company's core display advertising business is starting to show ...
  8. Stocks

    Message To Ted: CNN Isn't A Winner With Time Warner Today

    CNN's recent history is chock-full of missed opportunities; It's doubtful that Time Warner would launch CNN today.
  9. Stocks

    Burger King’s Stock Looks Tasty

    Burger King Worldwide yesterday reported it earned an adjusted profit of 23 cents per share two cents higher than analysts ...
  10. Stocks

    Amazon’s Profitless Triumph (Nasdaq:AMZN) shares are trading near an all-time high even though the company hasn’t earned big profits since ...
  11. Stocks

    The Secret To PepsiCo’s Success Isn’t Soda

    PepsiCo. (NYSE:PEP) may be losing the Cola Wars to rival Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), but it’s winning the hearts and minds of ...
  12. Stocks

    The Many Challenges To McDonald's Growth

    Ever since Don Thompson became Chief Executive of McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) last year, he has had a rough go of it. Wall ...