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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PEP Stock: Snack Spinoff Wouldn’t Help Much

Feb. 25, 2014, 11:32 am EDT – Nelson Peltz thinks PepsiCo should spin off its snacks business. But the proposed benefits for PEP stock aren't as clear-cut as they seem. More 

5 CEOs Who Might Not Last Until 2015

Feb. 20, 2014, 12:26 pm EDT – Chief executives don't actually have a long shelf life on average, but these five CEOs might be out quicker than most. More 

Comcast-Time Warner Cable: CMCSA Makes a $45.2B Gamble

Feb. 13, 2014, 12:13 pm EDT – Comcast is making a huge wager that a merger with Time Warner Cable will not only pass antitrust muster ... but that it'll even work. More 

No Merger? No Reason to Buy Sprint Stock, TMUS

Feb. 12, 2014, 2:31 pm EDT – Telecom is a bitter business. Without a deal joining Sprint and T-Mobile, Sprint stock and TMUS stock will have a hard time building long-term momentum. More 

Comcast Stock Won’t Win Gold With 2014 Olympics

Feb. 6, 2014, 2:46 pm EDT – The 2014 Olympics are a nice thing for Comcast to brag about, but it doesn't bring any value to CMCSA stock. In fact, they might even hurt it. More 

YUM: Walk — Don’t Run — Into Yum Brands

Feb. 5, 2014, 10:10 am EDT – Yum Brands is touting big earnings growth and the stock is attractively valued, but a few questions surrounding YUM stock are at least a cause for pause. More 

BA Stock: Don’t Sweat Boeing’s Earnings Guidance

Jan. 29, 2014, 3:03 pm EDT – Boeing spooked investors with its earnings guidance, but the company has always been conservative about its outlook for BA stock. More 

YHOO: Has Marissa Mayer Finally Lost Her Shine?

Jan. 28, 2014, 6:27 pm EDT – Patience for Marissa Mayer might finally be wearing thin, as investors dropped YHOO stock following declines in revenue and lousy guidance. More 

Full Steam Ahead for RCL, Cruise Stocks

Jan. 28, 2014, 1:14 pm EDT – When I read that Royal Caribbean (RCL) was forced to cut one of its cruises short, it brought back memories, not very pleasant ones, of my last cruise when my family and I experienced a minor norovirus outbreak on a Carnival (CCL) ship before the largest cruiseship operator became notorious for it. Though it wasn’t... More 

MCD Stock – McDonald’s CEO Needs to Take the Wheel

Jan. 24, 2014, 9:30 am EDT – MCD stock continues to struggle, despite strong performances from its peers. And managers like McDonald's CEO Don Thompson aren't helping. More