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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 Fertilemind.net, 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.

Marek Fuchs
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They Just Don't Get Hewlett Packard!

By Marek Fuchs

Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, chides the media for forcing HP comeback stories.

10:18AM 08/23/12

HP: Media Sees Empty Glass, Calls it Half Full

By Marek Fuchs

The company is far from a comeback and shares dropped on earnings. You wouldn't know it from the headlines.

09:23AM 08/23/12

Sell Lowe's! Against the Grain

By Marek Fuchs

Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, warns Lowe's traders of creep back.

02:11PM 08/22/12

They Just Don't Get Best Buy!

By Marek Fuchs

Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, talks split personality and Best Buy.

09:42AM 08/22/12

Best Buy: Dead or Born Again?

By Marek Fuchs

The media is split on the meaning of Tuesday's awful earnings report.

09:00AM 08/22/12

They Just Don't Get Lowe's!

By Marek Fuchs

Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, buys back no nonsense on Lowe's.

10:22AM 08/21/12

Lowe's Offers an IOU

By Marek Fuchs

Depressing results for the quarter are topped off with the promise of a share buyback.

08:42AM 08/21/12

Sell Bank of America! Against the Grain

By Marek Fuchs

Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, warns Bank of America traders of getting good and giddy.

02:09PM 08/20/12

They Just Don't Get Best Buy!

By Marek Fuchs

Marek Fuchs, senior contributing analyst at TheStreet, busts up Best Buy's tool of distraction.

08:58AM 08/20/12

Don't Let Best Buy Distract You

By Marek Fuchs

The company's CEO announcement causes the media's to take its eye off the ball.

08:53AM 08/20/12

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