Category: Investing

WSJ: U.S. Drug Spending Climb

By PETER LOFTUS April 14, 2016 12:01 a.m. ET The new Hepatitis C drugs are accounting for much of this increase.  Will it be worth it to have brought such headline risk to the industry? Read the full article in The Wall Street Journal

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Why That Risky Career Move Could Be a Safer Bet than You Think

By Karen Firestone MARCH 11, 2016 Karen’s latest piece featured in the Harvard Business Review discusses the impossibility of avoiding risk altogether. Read the full article on HBR.com   Kalinda has a high-paying job at an investment company and lives outside of Boston with her fiancé. They love running in the parks near their home…

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WSJ: The Crisis in American Entrepreneurship

By JEFFREY SPARSHOTT Mar 7, 2016 10:13 am ET Start-ups might be suffering but not due to fewer ideas. Concepts can be too costly and uneconomic to develop after years of venture firms throwing money at entrepreneurs. Read the full article in The Wall Street Journal

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CNBC: Karen on The Halftime Report

Karen joined CNBC’s The Halftime Report today to talk about investment opportunities in the beaten-down energy sector. Watch the full video on CNBC.com

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CNBC: Stocks to Watch & Santa Claus Rally

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 Karen Firestone, along with others, joined CNBC’s Squawk Box to talk about the existence of a Santa Claus Rally in 2015, the Fed’s upcoming rate hike decision, and some stocks to watch for 2016. VIDEO: “Santa Claus rally on the way” VIDEO: “Stocks to watch in 2016” Watch the first video…

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CNBC: Smart Money Value Picks

Karen Firestone was recently on CNBC’s Halftime Report to discuss how her top picks coincide with the consumer’s strong balance sheet. Watch the full video on CNBC.com

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