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Marek Fuchs

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Marek Fuchs was a stockbroker for Shearson Lehman Brothers and a money manager before becoming a journalist who wrote The New York Times' "County Lines" column for six years. He also did back-up beat coverage of The New York Knicks for the paper's Sports section for two seasons and covered other professional and collegiate sports. He has contributed frequently to many of the Times' other sections, including National, Metro, Escapes, Style, Real Estate, Arts & Leisure, Travel, Money & Business, Circuits and the Op-Ed Page.

For his "Business Press Maven" column on how business and finance are covered by the media, Fuchs was named best business journalist critic in the nation by the Talking Biz website at The University of North Carolina School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Fuchs is a frequent speaker on the business media, in venues ranging from National Public Radio to the annual conference of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.

Fuchs was formerly editor-in-chief of, a financial website twice named "Best of the Web" by Forbes Magazine. He wrote an embarrassing chapter for a book, Over the Hill and Between the Sheets (Springboard Press, a Warner Book) which came out in 2007 and is currently writing another book, A Cold Blooded Business (Skyhorse, distributed by W.W. Norton), due out in 2008. It is about a murder case he covered for The New York Times that involved a Kansas bible college, Harvard Business School and the boardrooms of corporate America.

Fuchs, who also does private editing and ghost writing, lives in a loud house with three children and is a volunteer firefighter.

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Sell Hewlett Packard! Against the Grain

By Marek Fuchs

Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, warns HP traders to avoid hunches. Plus, the weeks' performance revie

12:57PM 08/31/12

They Just Don't Get Nordstrom!

By Marek Fuchs

Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, breaks out his watch on Nordstrom.

12:55PM 08/31/12

The Real Deal With Nordstrom's Sales Numbers

By Marek Fuchs

Nordstrom reported same-store sales yesterday that were good, but not as great as you may think.

10:38AM 08/31/12

Volunteer Firemen Help Cash-strapped Cities

By Marek Fuchs

Cities struggling for cash are turning to volunteers for help. Marek Fuchs sees the trend for volunteer firemen rising.

06:00AM 08/31/12

Long Live the New CEO!

By Marek Fuchs

Changing of the guard usually makes for problematic reporting, as shown in coverage on Barclays.

10:38AM 08/30/12

They Just Don't Get Barclays!

By Marek Fuchs

Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, takes issue with Barclays changing-of-guard coverage.

09:43AM 08/30/12

Sell J.C. Penney! Against the Grain

By Marek Fuchs

Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, warns J.C. Penney traders to wait on shops-within-shops.

09:08AM 08/30/12

Sell Dell! Against the Grain

By Marek Fuchs

Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, warns Dell traders to wait lower.

12:53PM 08/29/12

They Just Don't Get Apple!

By Marek Fuchs

Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, rebels against absolutism on Apple-Samsung.

09:07AM 08/29/12

Surprise! Apple-Samsung Fight Is Not Over

By Marek Fuchs

The media likes to declare winners and losers, but we all knew this was headed to Round 2.

09:03AM 08/29/12

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