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Rick Newman  

I'm Chief Business Correspondent for U.S.News and a regular commentator on networks like MSNBC, CNN, Fox Business and NPR. Since I'm a journalist, not an investor, the positions I take are rhetorical, not financial. My job is to make the connections between the abstruse workings of the global economy and the things consumers care about. Oh - and point out the many myths and follies of our hyperbolic media. Busy times for that.
  • Interests: Retirement savings, Stocks - long, Stocks - short
U.S.News & World Report We've transitioned to Media 3.0. U.S. News is now a media group with a vibrant Web site, a digital weekly, several newsstand periodicals each year and more readers than ever thanks to dozens of online partners. Follow me on Twitter: @rickjnewman.
Firefight: Inside the Battle to Save the Pentagon on 9-11 "This gripping account of national tragedy and personal heroism gives readers a you-are-there look at the disaster that claimed 189, and a real appreciation for the work that kept it from claiming more." - Publisher's Weekly "A monumental reporting job." - Washington Post "writing at its best, a story ...More
Sick of a recovery that feels like a recession? 6 ways to tell when a real recovery is here (which isn't now): Sep 15, 2010