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

How Sports Betting Will Impact TV M&A; Toys 'R' Us Lives On, Somewhere -- ICMYI

How Sports Betting Will Impact TV M&A; Toys 'R' Us Lives On, Somewhere -- ICMYI

Here's what you need to know now for Monday, August 20.

Amazon May Become a Theater Near You; Shaich Scoops Zoe's Kitchen -- ICYMI

Amazon May Become a Theater Near You; Shaich Scoops Zoe's Kitchen -- ICYMI

Here's what you need to know now for Friday, Aug. 17.

Disney Must Launch Sky Counter Bid; Symantec Garners Activist Attention -- ICYMI

Disney Must Launch Sky Counter Bid; Symantec Garners Activist Attention -- ICYMI

Here's what you need to know now for Thursday, Aug. 16.

Tesla's Musk Has Serious Dell Envy; Hedge Funds Reveal Portfolio Changes - ICYMI

Tesla's Musk Has Serious Dell Envy; Hedge Funds Reveal Portfolio Changes - ICYMI

Here's what you need to know now for Tuesday, Aug. 14.

V.F. Corp. Eyes Deals After Ditching Jeans; Hightimes Merger Crumbles -- ICYMI

V.F. Corp. Eyes Deals After Ditching Jeans; Hightimes Merger Crumbles -- ICYMI

Here's what you need to know now for Monday, Aug. 13.

The Number of Private Companies Is Shrinking; Dropbox Drops -- ICYMI

The Number of Private Companies Is Shrinking; Dropbox Drops -- ICYMI

Here's what you need to know now for Friday, Aug. 10.

Tribune Media Open to More Deals; MTA Catches Downgrade -- ICYMI

Tribune Media Open to More Deals; MTA Catches Downgrade -- ICYMI

Here's what you need to know for Thursday, August 9.

Snap Shares Tank After Earnings; NewTV Lures Prominent Backers -- ICYMI

Snap Shares Tank After Earnings; NewTV Lures Prominent Backers -- ICYMI

Here's what you need to know for Wednesday, August 8.

Tesla Take-Private Makes Sense In Many Ways But Remains a Long Shot -- ICYMI

Tesla Take-Private Makes Sense In Many Ways But Remains a Long Shot -- ICYMI

Here's what you need to know now for Tuesday, Aug. 7.

Skyworks Tunes Into New Industries; Pepsi Leadership in Flux -- ICYMI

Skyworks Tunes Into New Industries; Pepsi Leadership in Flux -- ICYMI

Here's what you need to know now for Monday, Aug. 6.