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

4 Most Shocking Short Celebrity Haircuts

Dec. 6, 2013, 5:55 am EDT – While a new Miley Cyrus haircut stole the spotlight in 2012, a few short celebrity haircuts turned heads in 2013, including new, hot Jennifer Lawrence hair. More 

Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2013 – 5 Things to Watch

Dec. 5, 2013, 1:42 pm EDT – Between Victoria's Secret models, the Royal Fantasy Bra and Taylor Swift, it seems pretty safe to say the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2013 has it all. More 

JCP Stock 2013 Timeline – Penney’s Race to the Bottom

Dec. 5, 2013, 9:30 am EDT – Take a walk down the JCPenney memory lane as we recap the biggest bits of JCP stock news from 2013 that had investors making moves -- usually for the door. More 

EXPR Stock Becomes Latest Black Friday Casualty

Dec. 4, 2013, 9:56 am EDT – Weak Black Friday sales weighed on the important Thanksgiving shopping weekend, and send EXPR stock falling hard in early Wednesday trading. More 

3 Reasons Online Shopping Is Huge (And Not Just on Cyber Monday)

Dec. 2, 2013, 12:03 pm EDT – Believe the hype about e-commerce for Cyber Monday 2013, the entire holiday season and years beyond ... even though it's still a small slice of the pie. More 

What Top Analysts Think About TWTR Stock

Dec. 2, 2013, 11:47 am EDT – Here's a breakdown of what the five Twitter IPO underwriters think about TWTR stock right now. Spoiler alert: Some of it sure isn't pretty. More 

The Best Cyber Monday Deals 2013 – Apple, Amazon and More

Dec. 2, 2013, 9:17 am EDT – Whether Apple or Amazon Cyber Monday deals are right for you will depend on what you need. Here are the best Cyber Monday deals for 2013 at various sites. More 

The 10 Best Stocks for 2013 – Who Will Win the Crown?

Dec. 2, 2013, 5:55 am EDT – See how the 10 Best Stocks for 2013 stack up heading down the homestretch. Spoiler: A few of these expert picks are clobbering the broader market. More 

Adding Insult to Injury – JCP Stock Bounced From the S&P 500

Nov. 25, 2013, 1:46 pm EDT – As if things weren't bad enough for JCPenney, news broke this weekend that Standard & Poor's is booting JCP stock from the S&P 500 Index. More 

Home Prices Across the Country – What $250K Gets You

Nov. 25, 2013, 8:28 am EDT – What do rising home prices mean for folks across the country? Well, take a look at what $250,000 gets you in various housing markets. More