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Herb Greenberg

Editor, Herb Greenberg's Reality Check

Herb Greenberg is the editor of Herb Greenberg's Reality Check, a subscription newsletter designed to help investors better manage risk. He writes a daily blog for TheStreet's main free Web site and contributes to its Real Money's "Columnist Conversation" column as well as being a regular contributor for CNBC.

Greenberg has been a financial journalist for more than 30 years, working most recently as a senior stocks commentator on CNBC's business day programming and on He was also co-president of Greenberg Meritz Research & Analytics. He is a former weekend investor columnist for The Wall Street Journal and a former senior columnist for MarketWatch.

Prior to joining MarketWatch, Greenberg was senior columnist for TheStreet. He previously spent 10 years as the "Business Insider" columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle and nearly seven years as Fortune magazine's monthly "Against the Grain" columnist. Before that, he was the New York financial correspondent for the Chicago Tribune and a financial reporter in its Chicago newsroom. Greenberg has held various positions at other media outlets including Crain's Chicago Business and the St. Paul Pioneer Press.

Greenberg holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Miami.

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Greenberg: Stock Splits Are an Illusion So Don't Fall for Them

By Herb Greenberg

Stock splits might seem enticing, but they're nothing more than illusion promising more than they deliver.

09:34AM 09/18/14

Greenberg: Should Amazon Buy RadioShack or Best Buy?

By Herb Greenberg

Buying RadioShack or Best Buy could solve a problem for all.

12:22PM 09/16/14

Greenberg: RadioShack's Pathetic Spin Attempt in the Fine Print

By Herb Greenberg

The company has buried its liquidation talk.

12:06PM 09/12/14

Greenberg: Alibaba Is Too Darn Complicated

By Herb Greenberg

A forensic accounting genie is needed to analyze this prospectus.

11:27AM 09/09/14

Greenberg: Bed Bath & Beyond Positioning for a Bid?

By Herb Greenberg

Analyst Ken Hackel said that's what the latest buyback indicates.

01:00PM 09/08/14

Greenberg: An Inflection Point Could Be Imminent

By Herb Greenberg

The 'shorts hiding under their desk' index certainly suggests this.

12:51PM 09/04/14

Greenberg: Conn's Crunched by Credit

By Herb Greenberg

As sales rise, so do provisions for bad loans.

11:38AM 09/03/14

Greenberg: Parsing an Irrational Defense of Williams-Sonoma

By Herb Greenberg

There may be much more to go in terms of trouble with this name.

12:19PM 09/02/14

Greenberg: Best Buy 'Hopes' for Hot Products

By Herb Greenberg

That is not a good business model.

11:44AM 08/27/14

Greenberg: Why Best Buy, on the Margin, Can't Win

By Herb Greenberg

Its price-matching program shows that it is already selling items about as low as it can.

11:48AM 08/26/14

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