Brittany Umar

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.

Recent Articles By The Author

BlackBerry CEO Reveals Turnaround Is Taking Longer Than Expected

BlackBerry CEO Reveals Turnaround Is Taking Longer Than Expected

Following the announcement earlier this week of more job cuts, BlackBerry (BBRY) chief executive officer John Chen revealed that the company's turnaround plan is taking longer than expected.

Cramer: Biogen's Horseman May Have Fallen Off, But These 3 Are Better

Cramer: Biogen's Horseman May Have Fallen Off, But These 3 Are Better

Jim Cramer answers viewers' questions on Biogen and weighs in on better alternatives. He also responds to questions on Ford and touches into the telecom players.

American Airlines Flies Lower After a Mixed Earnings Report

American Airlines Flies Lower After a Mixed Earnings Report

Shares of American Airlines Group are slipping in Friday trading after the airline reported mixed quarterly results, and offered tepid guidance on passenger revenue.

Cramer: Biogen's Horseman May Have Fallen Off, I Like Others More

Cramer: Biogen's Horseman May Have Fallen Off, I Like Others More

TheStreet's Jim Cramer answers viewers' Twitter (TWTR) questions from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

American Airlines Expects Lower Passenger Revenue, Shares Descend

American Airlines Expects Lower Passenger Revenue, Shares Descend

Shares of American Airlines Group (AAL) are slipping in Friday trading after the airline reported mixed quarterly results.

Wal-Mart Purchases Remaining Stake in Chinese Online Retailer Yihaodian

Wal-Mart Purchases Remaining Stake in Chinese Online Retailer Yihaodian

The world's biggest retailer had owned a 51% stake. Now it plans to invest more in China.

Walmart Expands Investment in China E-Commerce Through Yihaodian

Walmart Expands Investment in China E-Commerce Through Yihaodian

Walmart (WMT) is boosting its investment in Chinese e-commerce by purchasing the remaining stake in online retailer Yihaodian.

New York Boosts Fast-Food Minimum Wage to $15 to Aid Economy

New York Boosts Fast-Food Minimum Wage to $15 to Aid Economy

New York's fast-food workers are getting a pay raise to $15 an hour, up from $8.75, in a move driven by Gov. Cuomo to help the economy.

FCC Chairman Recommends Approval of AT&T-DirecTV Deal

FCC Chairman Recommends Approval of AT&T-DirecTV Deal

AT&T's proposed acquisition would create the largest pay-TV company in the country.

Boeing Top Views on Strong Commercial Airlines Business

Boeing Top Views on Strong Commercial Airlines Business

The stock is higher after the company reported better-than-expected earnings and revenue.