Michael Brown

As the Assignments Editor for TheStreet.com, parent company of The Deal, RateWatch and BoardEx, Michael oversees the day-to-day coverage of the stock market and business news. He oversees the operation of the newsroom, managing reporters and editors for both TheStreet and The Deal.

Prior to his role as Assignments Editor, Michael was an Associate Editor for The Deal where he oversaw daily auction and middle market coverage for TheDeal.com. He also managed The Deal's auctions database, which tracks over 1,500 ongoing sale processes and was essential in creating the M&A Tipsheet, a weekly newsletter of The Deal's exclusive coverage of ongoing M&A processes.

Michael started at as a researcher and soon moved to the role of Senior Auctions Reporter where he covered a range of sectors from energy to healthcare to banks to sports and media.

Prior to The Deal he covered business and politics for the Hour Publishing Co. in Norwalk, Conn. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Connecticut.

Recent Articles By The Author

Daily Fantasy Operators Allowed to Resume Play in New York State

Daily Fantasy Operators Allowed to Resume Play in New York State

About 12% of total daily fantasy sports players live in the Empire State.

Off the Field, One Adviser Raines Supreme

Off the Field, One Adviser Raines Supreme

How one merchant bank came to handle the three largest sports transactions in history—involving martial arts, basketball and soccer.

FanDuel, DraftKings Get Boost From New York Legislature

FanDuel, DraftKings Get Boost From New York Legislature

The bill must still be approved by the New York Senate and Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Daily Fantasy Sites FanDuel, DraftKings Launch Desperation Hail Mary as Deadline Looms

Daily Fantasy Sites FanDuel, DraftKings Launch Desperation Hail Mary as Deadline Looms

The two companies are reportedly in merger talks, citing increased costs associated with regulatory scrutiny and some 100 class action lawsuits. The move is aimed to put pressure on lawmakers.

Jim Cramer: 'Newell Is the Play on Housewares'

Jim Cramer: 'Newell Is the Play on Housewares'

Newell Rubberamaid, just off its acquisition of Jarden, is Jim Cramer's pick to gain some exposure to the housewares business.