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, 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 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 2015 — Google Earnings Still Strong

Google has fallen behind a bit to start 2015, but despite missing analyst estimates, GOOG stock still sits on strong earnings.

Best Stocks for 2015 – Google Too Cheap to Pass Up

Google may have missed out on the tech rally in 2014, but it will catch up while its rivals lag in 2015.

Qualcomm: Year of the Snapdragon

It's a given that mobile will continue to grow in 2013. So why not get involved in the trend via QCOM, the undisputed winner in the chipset space?

FedEx: Slow and Steady Will Win the Race

FedEx's muted earnings forecast disappointed some, but the company is being prudent -- FDX has enjoyed a nice gain so far and should continue to chug along.

FedEx: A Low-Risk Stock Set to Truck Higher Next Year

FDX may not be a sexy pick, and shipping stocks may seem a stretch amid weak spending. But this one has strong numbers and is a good low-risk buy for 2012.