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

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The Week in Photos: From Bally Shoes to ESPN Blues to Fossil Fuels

It was an eventful week. Here's how it shook out in pictures.

Why Mylan, Perrigo and Endo Won't Be Playing Spoiler in Akorn-Fresenius Tie Up

Why Mylan, Perrigo and Endo Won't Be Playing Spoiler in Akorn-Fresenius Tie Up

Fresenius announced a deal to buy U.S. generic drugmaker Akorn Inc for $4.75 billion, or $34 per share.

Johnson & Johnson's Weak Pharma Revenue Could Spell Doom for Rest of Sector

Johnson & Johnson's Weak Pharma Revenue Could Spell Doom for Rest of Sector

The New Brunswick, N.J.-based company noted that its pharma sales dipped due to weakness in the U.S. compared to other markets.

After Unilever and Foot Locker, These Companies Could Also Be Crushed by U.S. Tax Refund Delays

After Unilever and Foot Locker, These Companies Could Also Be Crushed by U.S. Tax Refund Delays

Unilever reported an underlying sales decline in North America, while Foot Locker warned of a slowdown.

The Week in Photos: From SNL Spoofs to Prince--ICYMI

The Week in Photos: From SNL Spoofs to Prince--ICYMI

It was an eventful week. Here's how it shook out in pictures.