Jonathan Berr

Jonathan Berr

Jonathan Berr has been a financial journalist since 1997 and is a former reporter with Bloomberg News and TheStreet.com. 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.

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  1. High Net Worth Strategy

    What This Market Timing Ruling Means for Investors

    What the Janus Supreme Court ruling on market timing means for investors and advisors.
  2. Mutual Funds

    Pimco and Vanguard: A Tale of Two Fund Managers

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

    PIMCO vs. BlackRock: Weighing Mega Fund Managers

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

    These Oil ETFs Offer Cheap, Easy Access

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

    Why Monthly Dividend ETFs are Good for Everyone

    Monthly dividend ETFs can help ease the financial stress on investors of all ages. Here are a few fund names for you to consider.
  6. FA Relevant

    The Best Bets In Dividend Stocks

    Though dividends are thought to realm of conservative investors, they deserve a place in all portfolios. Here are some of the best bets.
  7. 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?
  8. 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.
  9. 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 signs of a turnaround. Unfortunately, there may be less to this achievement ...
  10. 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.
  11. Stocks

    McDonald's Can No Longer Thrive on Just Burgers And Fries

    Once an innovator, McDonald's new products like Mighty Wings and McWraps aren't whetting consumer appetites. The burger chain has instead become a follower of Wendy's and Taco Bell.
  12. 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 expected.
  13. Stocks

    Amazon’s Profitless Triumph

    Amazon.com (Nasdaq:AMZN) shares are trading near an all-time high even though the company hasn’t earned big profits since around 2010, lost money in 2012 and finished the latest quarter in the red.
  14. 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 investors by focusing on its other strengths.
  15. Stocks

    It's Time To Check Out Supermarket Stocks

    Grocery chains have been holding up remarkably well, much better that the companies that were supposedly going to eat their lunch.
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