Karen Firestone has spent over thirty years honing skills applied to
the investment world, while at the same time navigating a path through the work/familyscape. She considers many issues from an unusual angle, including stock market movement, factors facing professional women today, and how to think in simple terms about some complex financial structures. Karen shares her observations in posts that also appear in the Harvard Business Review and Huffington Post. As the CEO of Aureus Asset Management, a former fund manager at Fidelity Investments, and the mother of four grown children, Karen has a rare perspective into which she injects humor and some irreverence.

Squawk Box What’s Working: Hot stock picks

Last Friday Kari joined the hosts of Squawk Box to talk about what’s currently working in the market. She highlighted a couple of stocks that she likes going forward. Watch the video on CNBC.com here or watch the video below:


Halftime Report: Kari Joins the Traders

Kari joined CNBC’s The Halftime Report this past Wednesday for the full hour to discuss a number of stocks, trades, and key issues affecting the market right now. You can watch all of her videos below or watch more on the CNBC website. Stick with the chip stocks?   NKE – the worst-performing stock on…


HBR – Case Study: An Office Romance Gone Wrong

Kari was featured as an Expert in one of Harvard Business Reviews’ case studies on office romance. Read the article as well as her commentary by following the link below. Read the full article in The Harvard Business Review here.


HBR: Questioning Claims That Are Too Good to Be True

This article was originally posted on The Harvard Business Review’s website. By Kari Firestone One of the tenets of sensible risk taking is to be skeptical of promises and projections. Yet this is hard to do in practice. We’re surrounded by people (and companies) exaggerating their skills or knowledge or features — and we’re often…


Halftime Report: Karen Firestone

Kari joined The Halftime Report last week to talk about a couple of new stocks that may be interesting for long-term investors. The Halftime Report traders weigh in on her new names.


Some Good News for Investors: The Bull May Still Have Spring in Its Step

By JEFF SOMMER AUG. 26, 2016 The bull market in stocks has been supported by two fundamental pillars: high corporate earnings and low interest rates. Both of these mainstays appeared wobbly early this year. Fortunately for investors, there is now some good news for both of them. Read the full article in The New York…