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Brittany Umar

Staff Reporter

Brittany joined TheStreet.com 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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Lennar Beats Expectations as Homebuilding Business Drives Results

By Brittany Umar

Shares of Lennar are climbing in Wednesday trading after the homebuilder reported better-than-expected third quarter earnings.

12:04PM 09/17/14

Census Bureau Says Poverty, Family Income Gauges Improved in 2013

By Brittany Umar

The overall poverty rate declined to 14.5% in 2013 due to the largest one-year drop in child poverty since 1966, but poverty rates for other age groups were little changed.

03:57PM 09/16/14

House Report Blames NHTSA for Role in GM's Ignition Switch Defect

By Brittany Umar

A congressional report is placing blame on federal auto safety regulators for failing to identify the General Motors ignition switch defect that resulted in at least thirteen deaths.

12:08PM 09/16/14

Alibaba Boosts Price Range for Its U.S. IPO to $66 to $68 a Share

By Brittany Umar

On a surge in investor demand, Alibaba has raised the price range for its U.S. initial public offering to $66 to $68 a share.

10:35AM 09/16/14

UPS Starts Hiring for Holidays on Anticipated Surge in Deliveries

By Brittany Umar

UPS announced it's begun hiring for the 2014 holiday season and expects to add nearly double the workers it hired last year.

10:03AM 09/16/14

United Rentals, Universal Health Services to be Added to S&P 500

By Brittany Umar

Equipment lender United Rentals and hospital operator Universal Health Services will be added to the S&P 500 effective after the close of trading on Friday, September 19.

01:42PM 09/15/14

Gilead Expands Access of Hepatitis C Drug in Developing Countries

By Brittany Umar

Gilead said it will license its hepatitis C drug Sovaldi to seven drugmakers in India to expand access to the medicine in developing countries.

01:38PM 09/15/14

Cognizant Buys TriZetto for $2.7B, Seizing Opportunity for Growth

By Brittany Umar

Cognizant Technology Solutions said it would buy private health care IT services company TriZetto for $2.7 billion in cash.

12:05PM 09/15/14

Alibaba Could Raise High End of IPO Price to $70 and Still Climb

By Brittany Umar

Alibaba reportedly plans to boost the price of its upcoming initial public offering due to strong investor demand.

11:57AM 09/15/14

Hertz Avoids Proxy Battle With Carl Icahn by Adding Three to Board

By Brittany Umar

Rental car company Hertz said it will add three candidates nominated by Carl Icahn to its board of directors in order to avoid a proxy battle.

03:42PM 09/12/14

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