Jonathan Berr
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Jonathan Berr has been a professional journalist since 1991. He has covered a wide variety of beats, ranging from to electric utilities to media conglomerates to tech companies.

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Recent Articles

MCD Stock Looks Tempting, But Ultimately Just Empty Calories

Sep. 18, 2014, 11:43 am EDT – MCD stock may be cheap and pay a fat dividend, but its a value trap. McDonald's has a lot of work to do before it's worth buying again. More 

CVS Health Looks Healthier After Quitting Tobacco

Sep. 8, 2014, 6:00 am EDT – CVS Health will lose sales from quitting tobacco, but should make up the difference from higher-margin businesses. More 

Why Walmart, Target Lose in Family Dollar Saga

Sep. 3, 2014, 12:00 pm EDT – Walmart and Target, which have been struggling to attract shoppers, in will lose regardless the winner of Family Dollar. More 

6 Stocks That Feed off Lower Corn Prices

Aug. 29, 2014, 10:40 am EDT – As corn prices plummet, prices for a range of commodities will follow suit -- and that will be a boon for these six stocks. More 

GE Stock Gets Another Renewable Energy Jolt

Aug. 22, 2014, 6:48 am EDT – The IRS' recent renewable energy decision has removed uncertainty that held up sales for GE's wind business, a key driver of growth. More 

Kohl’s Stock Bucks the Negative Trend in Retail

Aug. 14, 2014, 3:22 pm EDT – While other retailers like WMT and TGT continue to struggle, Kohl's posted quietly positive earnings for the latest quarter. More 

Pass on Gannett (GCI), Other Publishing Stocks

Aug. 7, 2014, 5:40 am EDT – Gannett's decision to split its newspaper business from its higher growth TV and web operations has added to an otherwise-dull sector. Investors, though, should stay on the sidelines. More 

Why Yahoo Might Never Be ‘Mobile’ Enough (YHOO)

Jul. 28, 2014, 9:05 am EDT – Yahoo's latest acquisition of ad targeting and analytics firm Flurry makes sense and is a necessary move, but YHOO is too far behind in the mobile race. More 

Fox-Time Warner Tie-Up Isn’t Too Crazy for Rupert Murdoch

Jul. 11, 2014, 10:15 am EDT – A marriage of FOXA and TWX isn't impossible as long as Rupert Murdoch is involved. The question is whether it would actually benefit shareholders. More 

World Cup Ads – Big Tourney, Big Money

Jul. 1, 2014, 10:30 am EDT – For U.S. advertisers, the World Cup isn't the Super Bowl when it comes to spending. It's a lot better. More