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

Canopy Growth Lets Down Eager Pot Investors; PayPal Keeps Dominating -- ICYMI

Canopy Growth Lets Down Eager Pot Investors; PayPal Keeps Dominating -- ICYMI

Here's what you need to know now for Thursday, May 24.

Ackman Investment Buoys Lowe's; DraftKings Responds to FanDuel Merger -- ICYMI

Ackman Investment Buoys Lowe's; DraftKings Responds to FanDuel Merger -- ICYMI

Here's what you need to know now for Wednesday, May 23.

Lowe's Snags Ex-Home Depot Exec as CEO; ISPs Face Competitive Threat -- ICYMI

Lowe's Snags Ex-Home Depot Exec as CEO; ISPs Face Competitive Threat -- ICYMI

Here's what you need to know for Tuesday, May 22.

CBS-Viacom Battle Comes to a Head; FDA Approves Novartis Migraine Drug --ICMYI

CBS-Viacom Battle Comes to a Head; FDA Approves Novartis Migraine Drug --ICMYI

Here's what you need to know now for Friday, May 18.

Facebook Directors Face New Challenges; Allergan Talks Botox Competitors--ICYMI

Facebook Directors Face New Challenges; Allergan Talks Botox Competitors--ICYMI

Here's what you need to know now for Thursday, May 17.

Ford Looks to Turn a Corner; UTX Faces More Pressure to Break Up -- ICYMI

Ford Looks to Turn a Corner; UTX Faces More Pressure to Break Up -- ICYMI

Here's what you need to know now for Wednesday, May 16.

Hedge Funds Reveal Portfolio Shakeups; Mobile Payments Thrive Outside U.S.-ICYMI

Hedge Funds Reveal Portfolio Shakeups; Mobile Payments Thrive Outside U.S.-ICYMI

Here's what you need to know now for Tuesday, May 15.

Gambling and Weed Get Big Boosts; What to do With Nvidia -- ICYMI

Gambling and Weed Get Big Boosts; What to do With Nvidia -- ICYMI

Here's what you need to know now for Monday, May 14.

How Fortnite Is Helping Nvidia; Penthouse Heads to Auction Block - ICYMI

How Fortnite Is Helping Nvidia; Penthouse Heads to Auction Block - ICYMI

Here's what you need to know now for Friday, May 11.

Dow Jumps Higher; Wells Pledges to Be a Better Bank -- ICYMI

Dow Jumps Higher; Wells Pledges to Be a Better Bank -- ICYMI

Here's what you need to know now for Thursday, May 10.