Alyssa Oursler
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Alyssa Oursler is a freelancer writer based in San Francisco. She covers a wide variety of topics, including investing, personal finance, technology and gender ... but she is most interested in what those things mean for the big questions (and vice versa).

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Recent Articles

‘Tomorrowland’ Is SO Yesterday for Disney Stock (DIS)

May. 27, 2015, 12:33 pm EDT – Concerned that Tomorrowland was a flop this weekend? Don't be. Disney stock is and will be just fine. Here's why. More 

AAPL Stock: 10 Core Stats in the Apple-Icahn Saga

May. 18, 2015, 4:06 pm EDT – Carl Icahn is calling for big buybacks from Apple, and big gains for AAPL stock. Here's everything you need to know. More 

Women Can’t Have It All – And That’s OK

Jul. 7, 2014, 10:24 am EDT – By focusing on whether or not women can have it "all," we are setting our sights on an unattainable goal instead of on tangible progress. More 

The Millennial Generation Will Be Just Fine

Mar. 1, 2014, 7:20 am EDT – Stop the alarm-ringing about supposedly awful, screwed, suffering up-and-coming millennials. The millennial generation has its issues, but it's not doomed. More 

The 4 Stages of Learning Just About Anything

Feb. 24, 2014, 9:58 am EDT – My short, sweet foray into the world of finance taught me a lot of things ... and not all of them were about stocks and bonds. More 

10 Best Stocks for 2014: How Our Expert Picks Stack Up So Far

Feb. 4, 2014, 7:01 am EDT – The markets seem to be suffering from a monthlong New Year's hangover... and it's showing in our 10 Best Stocks for 2014 contest. More 

GOOG: 5 Reasons Google Is Giving Up on Motorola Mobility

Jan. 30, 2014, 12:12 pm EDT – After less than two years, Google is calling it quits on Motorola ... and a quick look at the numbers shows why the $2.9 billion sale to Lenovo is a no-brainer for GOOG. More 

4 Oscar-Nominated Netflix Documentaries You Can’t Miss

Jan. 28, 2014, 9:57 am EDT – Scroll through list of streaming Netflix documentaries and you'll find all but one of the Oscar-nominated movies up for "Best Documentary Feature." More 

AAPL – 7 Things Apple Stock Investors Must Know Before Earnings

Jan. 27, 2014, 11:04 am EDT – There's plenty of fodder about the upcoming Apple earnings report floating around. We rounded up the details that all AAPL followers need to know. More 

Why Aren’t Young People Investing?

Jan. 8, 2014, 8:00 am EDT – As one generation exits the financial sphere for retirement, another takes up the slack ... or at least that's what used to happen. Twenty-somethings are largely avoiding the market, a trend that could have far-reaching consequences. More