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

Wall Street Weighs In on Athenahealth's Strategic Options

Wall Street Weighs In on Athenahealth's Strategic Options

Elliott's previous successes in the healthcare space bode well for its chances at athena.

Cisco's Decline, Weak Guidance Doesn't Bode Well for Other Networking Companies

Cisco's Decline, Weak Guidance Doesn't Bode Well for Other Networking Companies

The bell weather in the networking industry tumbles after reporting weaker-than-expected guidance.

From Apple's Disappointments to Crude's Plummet to $500 Sneakers: TST's Week in Photos

From Apple's Disappointments to Crude's Plummet to $500 Sneakers: TST's Week in Photos

Wall Street shook off a slump in crude oil, higher chances of a June rate hike and Apple's disappointing earnings to post small gains for the first week of May.

Is CVS Ready for Blockbuster M&A After Disappointing Earnings?

Is CVS Ready for Blockbuster M&A After Disappointing Earnings?

Executives aren't ruling anything out after the pharmacy operator reported first quarter earnings that exceeded analyst estimates but missed on guidance.

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

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.