Paul R. La Monica

Paul R. La Monica

About Paul R. La Monica

Paul R. La Monica is an assistant managing editor at CNNMoney where his daily column, “The Buzz,” focuses on the big market and macroeconomic news of the day. He also oversees the site’s markets, economy and technology coverage, is a regular contributor to the site’s daily video reports and tweets voraciously at @LaMonicaBuzz.

Paul joined CNNMoney in November 2001 and has covered the business of media and entertainment, writing the “Media Biz” blog for the site. He is also the author of the book Inside Rupert’s Brain, about News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch. Before taking over the entertainment beat, Paul covered the technology sector for more than two years and wrote the twice-weekly “Tech Biz” column.

Prior to joining CNNMoney.com, Paul was an editor at Red Herring and was the author of the “Fish or Cut Bait” investing column for that magazine’s website. From April 1998 through May 2000, he was a writer at SmartMoney.com and author of the popular “Rational Exuberance” investing column. He has also covered the mortgage banking industry at the daily newspaper American Banker and was a feature writer for Financial World magazine.

Recent Articles

Best Stocks for 2016: American Express Company (AXP) — STILL Don’t Leave Home Without It

American Express (AXP) stock is down so far in 2016, but a good earnings report could beget a solid turnaround.

Best Stocks for 2016: Don’t Leave Home Without American Express!

Paul R. La Monica, last year's winner, dubs American Express (AXP) stock his pick in the Best Stocks for 2016 contest.

Great Google-y Moogly! Why GOOG Stock Ruled 2015

Paul R. La Monica explains why Google (GOOG, GOOGL) was a winning pick for the Best Stocks for 2015 contest.

Best Stocks for 2015: GOOGL Even More Attractive After Reorganization

Google has reorganized itself under a new parent company, Alphabet. And while the move may seem strange, it's great news for GOOGL stock.

Best Stocks for 2015: Google Still in Place for Solid Gains

Google stock is roughly flat so far in 2015, but that doesn't mean the search giant is all out of growth.