...During the first decade of the 21st century, Apple was an exception to the rule of the financialized corporation in the United States. Now, it seems, it is not.
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Over the long weekend, I did one of the things I miss most about being a graduate student. I rediscovered there's no good reason why a PhD dropout can't read academic literature as often today as he did when he was knee-deep in academia.
In fact, financial media needs more journalists who, on some level, marry popular and academic approaches or, at the very least, add rigor to their own work by consulting scholarly research. What passes for "research" on Wall Street -- data sprung from convenience samples drawn by half-cocked analysts such as BTIG's Rich Greenfield -- wouldn't make it past the most lenient journal referee without the necessary author admissions, explanations and disclaimers.
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