Janet Morrissey

Janet Morrissey has been working as a reporter for more than 20 years. She's written features, profiles, breaking news, and market-moving stories for such publications as the New York Times, Fortune, Time Magazine and the Wall Street Journal. She also spent 11 years as a staff reporter at Dow Jones Newswires and one year at Crain's Investment News. She is also the author of a book on legendary venture capitalist Fred Adler.

Recent Articles By The Author

Upcoming Brexit Vote Rattles U.S. Markets; 'Yes' Vote Could Trigger Even Bigger Selloff

Upcoming Brexit Vote Rattles U.S. Markets; 'Yes' Vote Could Trigger Even Bigger Selloff

New polls showing a potentially close vote on the Brexit referendum rattled U.S. markets this week. A bigger selloff could be ahead if Brits say yes to leaving the EU.

Are Negative Interest Rates Possible in 2016?

Are Negative Interest Rates Possible in 2016?

Talk of the Fed bringing in negative interest rates has waned in recent months. But experts say it isn't off the table yet.

Consumers Warned of Hidden Fees Lurking in Prepaid Debit Cards

Consumers Warned of Hidden Fees Lurking in Prepaid Debit Cards

As prepaid debit card use surges, a new report is warning consumers to read the fine print carefully as a disturbing number of firms are failing to disclose hidden fees.

Apple's (AAPL) Battered Shares Rise in Five-Day Rally - But Will It Continue?

Apple's (AAPL) Battered Shares Rise in Five-Day Rally - But Will It Continue?

Apple shares, which have lost more than 30% of their value in the past year, have rallied for five consecutive days, thrilling downtrodden investors. But experts warn it won't last.

What the Sharp Dropoff in Buybacks Says About the Market

What the Sharp Dropoff in Buybacks Says About the Market

Despite the market selloff, there's been a sharp decline in buyback announcements in 2016. If company managements won't repurchase their battered shares, should investors?

How to Make Short-Term Bets on the Oil Sector

How to Make Short-Term Bets on the Oil Sector

Massive wildfires ripping through Canada's oil sands and a new report showing a drop in U.S. crude inventory sent crude prices and stocks soaring. But don't expect it to last.

Making Short-Term Bets on the Oil Sector

Making Short-Term Bets on the Oil Sector

Massive wildfires ripping through Canada's oil sands and a new report showing a drop in U.S. crude inventory sent crude prices and stocks soaring. But don't expect it to last.

Why You Should Find Refuge in Wide Moat Stocks

Why You Should Find Refuge in Wide Moat Stocks

Weary investors, hoping to stop the bleeding in their portfolios from the volatility and selloffs in the broader market, might look at "wide moat stocks" for protection.

Finding Refuge in Wide Moat Stocks

Finding Refuge in Wide Moat Stocks

Weary investors, hoping to stop the bleeding in their portfolios from the volatility and selloffs in the broader market, might look at 'wide moat stocks' for protection.

As Credit Card Debt Surges, Is 2016 the Next 2008 for the Credit Markets?

As Credit Card Debt Surges, Is 2016 the Next 2008 for the Credit Markets?

Consumers have been racking up credit card debt at a pace not seen since the 2008 credit crisis.