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Brittany Umar

Staff Reporter

Brittany joined TheStreet TV in November 2006 after completing a degree in Journalism and Media Studies at Rutgers College. Previously, Brittany interned at the local ABC affiliate in New York City WABC-TV 7 where she helped research and produce On Your Side, a popular consumer advocacy segment.

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Walmart's Wage Hike Will Benefit Employees and the Overall Economy

By Brittany Umar

When low-wage workers at U.S. Walmart stores get a raise in April to at least $9 an hour, it will put significant pressure on rivals like Target.

02:26PM 02/23/15

Greece Preps Reforms to Keep Bailout, Negotiations Far From Over

By Brittany Umar

The Greek government is readying a list of reforms which the ECB, IMF and European Commission will weigh and decide whether they're enough to release financial aid to the country.

11:13AM 02/23/15

Oscar For Best Picture Isn't Worth as Much as a Film's Nomination

By Brittany Umar

When the golden statue is awarded for Best Picture at the 87th Academy Awards, that Oscar may not be worth as much as you'd think.

06:00AM 02/21/15

How the NFL Scouting Combine Is Big Business For Private Trainers

By Brittany Umar

The NFL Scouting Combine is an opportunity for NFL teams to evaluate upcoming draft prospects and a way for private trainers to profit from preparing their players.

02:11PM 02/20/15

3 Banks That Could Be Takeover Targets Amid Support From Fed

By Brittany Umar

A couple of recently-announced mid-size bank deals may signal the Federal Reserve may be more supportive of regional bank mergers and acquisitions in the coming months.

12:37PM 02/19/15

Sony Unveils 3-Year Plan to Return to Growth, Spin Off Units

By Brittany Umar

Sony has unveiled a new three-year plan designed to drive growth and return to profitability.

12:52PM 02/18/15

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Sells Exxon, Conoco

By Brittany Umar

Amid plunging oil prices in the fourth quarter of 2014, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway exited its positions in both Exxon Mobil and ConocoPhillips.

12:22PM 02/18/15

George Soros Ditches Apple and Intel, Sets Sights on Europe, Asia

By Brittany Umar

George Soros cut his positions in U.S. equities in the fourth quarter, moving into companies in Asia and Europe, according to a new 13F filing with the SEC.

11:01AM 02/18/15

Starwood CEO Frits van Paasschen Resigns, Replacement Search is On

By Brittany Umar

Shares of Starwood Hotels are rising in Tuesday trading after the hotel operator announced the departure of its chief executive Frits van Paasschen.

01:37PM 02/17/15

Fight Against Counterfeit Sports Products Grows as Business Booms

By Brittany Umar

The sale of counterfeit goods is big business.

03:21PM 02/13/15

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