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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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Lower Oil Prices Will Be Worse For Certain Exporters Than Others

By Brittany Umar

While lower oil prices will be a positive for global economic growth in 2015, according to Moody's Investors Service, some countries will be able to accommodate them better than others.

03:20PM 12/11/14

LendingClub CEO on How Technology's Transforming Lending Industry

By Brittany Umar

Online loan marketplace LendingClub celebrated its initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange Thursday under the ticker symbol 'LC.

01:09PM 12/11/14

Using Stop-Losses to Protect Your Profits After the Market's Rise

By Brittany Umar

After all three of the major market indices put in gains of 9% to 12% from mid-October to the beginning of December, investors need to consider managing the eventual pullback.

06:00AM 12/11/14

Health Care M&A Will Continue, But One Company's Strategy Shines

By Brittany Umar

M&A within the health care space dominated the headlines this year, and the trend is set to continue into 2015.

04:35PM 12/10/14

How to Trade Gold After Hitting Its Six-Week High Amid Volatility

By Brittany Umar

Gold extended its rally to a six-week high on Tuesday, boosted by a weaker dollar and losses in equities.

03:03PM 12/10/14

How to Trade Homebuilders Hovnanian, Toll Brothers Before Results

By Brittany Umar

Homebuilders Hovnanian and Toll Brothers will give the latest glimpse into the state of housing when they report quarterly earnings before the opening bell on Wednesday.

01:08PM 12/09/14

Smith & Wesson Could Benefit From Strong Demand, Military Proposal

By Brittany Umar

While Smith & Wesson faces some short-term challenges, RealMoney Pro contributor Chris Versace says the company has some encouraging long-term growth prospects.

11:49AM 12/09/14

Water Scarcity to Add Risk to Berkshire's Weatherford Acquisition

By Brittany Umar

Cheap oil prices aren't the only risk to Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway's $825 million acquisition of Weatherford's oilfield chemicals and drilling fluids businesses.

01:20PM 12/08/14

Merck Buys Cubist for $8.4 Billion to Fight Antibiotic Resistance

By Brittany Umar

Merck will buy advanced antibiotic researcher Cubist Pharmaceuticals for $8.4 billion, illustrating a new emphasis on combating so-called 'superbugs.'

11:27AM 12/08/14

Warren Buffett and Carl Icahn are Cashing-In on Surprising Stocks

By Brittany Umar

Billionaire investors don't always make their money from top stocks like Apple and Google -- some of their best-performing holdings might surprise you.

02:28PM 12/05/14

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