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

McDonald’s Shows No Signs of Shaping Up (MCD)

Jun. 5, 2015, 11:45 am EDT – Faced with rising fees and falling profits, McDonald's (MCD) franchisees and investors are increasingly pessimistic that better times lie ahead. More 

What the AOL Merger Means for Verizon Stock (VZ, AOL)

May. 15, 2015, 12:32 pm EDT – Media reports about the deal present a confusing picture. But the bottom line is that an AOL-VZ merger is good news for Tim Armstrong. More 

YHOO CEO Marissa Mayer Stumbles Over Tumblr

Apr. 13, 2015, 1:51 pm EDT – YHOO’s Marissa Mayer reportedly backpedals on promised 'autonomy' for Tumblr as Yahoo's core business continues to shrink. More 

Coca-Cola’s Bet on Premium Milk Could Be a Winner for KO Stock

Mar. 16, 2015, 10:00 pm EDT – With soda sales on the decline, Coca-Cola has no choice but to try other products, such as premium milk More 

GE Stock: Why does CEO Jeff Immelt Still Have a Job?

Mar. 9, 2015, 10:01 am EDT – Jeff Immelt did a great job of steering GE through the the 2009 financial crisis, but the company's stock performance is unacceptable. It's time for someone else to take over the reins of GE. More 

NYT Stock: The New York Times Doesn’t Need Rescuing … By Anyone

Feb. 24, 2015, 12:01 pm EDT – The New York Times is the crown jewel of the newspaper world, but NYT stock is overvalued and should be avoided by new investors. More 

MCD: McDonald’s Needs to Put the Brakes on its Growth Plans

Feb. 6, 2015, 11:44 am EDT – McDonald's should take a page from its competition and slow its expansions plans, and instead focus on the quality of food and working with their franchisees. More 

Why YHOO is Tempted by the Risky World of Original Content

Jan. 21, 2015, 6:30 am EDT – YHOO won't have an easy time standing out from deep-pocketed rivals such as Netflix and Amazon. More 

DISH Network Announces Sling TV, Cord-Cutters Rejoice

Jan. 6, 2015, 9:36 am EDT – DISH Network's new Sling TV will hasten the day of a-la-carte cable and satellite pricing, but we're still not quite there yet. More 

Why China’s Slowdown Will Put a Drag on Google Stock

Jan. 5, 2015, 9:48 am EDT – Another headwind for Google stock: As the Chinese economy slows, Beijing will ratchet up its already-stringent censorship efforts against Gmail. More