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

Why It May Be Time to Bet on Casino Stocks Again

Why It May Be Time to Bet on Casino Stocks Again

The country's largest casino stocks have crapped out over the past 16 months. But experts believe the stocks may have bottomed, and it might be time to roll the dice.

Why Most Americans Don't Think Stocks Are Worth Buying

Why Most Americans Don't Think Stocks Are Worth Buying

In a sign the 2008 financial crisis is still weighing on Americans' minds, a new study shows only 17% believe stocks are the best place to invest for the long-term.

Does Merger Mania Spell Doom for Stocks?

Does Merger Mania Spell Doom for Stocks?

Some experts see it as a sign of a market peak.

Could Kimco's 10% Stake In Albertsons Be Pre-IPO Play For Investors?

Could Kimco's 10% Stake In Albertsons Be Pre-IPO Play For Investors?

Wondering how to get in on Albertsons' planned IPO before it goes public? Take a look at Kimco Realty, which currently holds a 10% stake in the grocery store chain.

The Housing Recovery Looks Ominous With Mortgage Applications Plunging

The Housing Recovery Looks Ominous With Mortgage Applications Plunging

The latest MBA weekly data show mortgage applications dropped 4.7% while mortgage rates ticked up to their highest level since last October. Does this spell bad news for the future?

With Mortgage Applications Plunging, Are We Seeing An Omen of What's to Come?

With Mortgage Applications Plunging, Are We Seeing An Omen of What's to Come?

The latest MBA weekly data show mortgage applications dropped 4.7% while mortgage rates ticked up to their highest level since last October. Does this spell bad news for the future?

Lululemon's Latest 'Lemon' Not Expected to Hurt Company

Lululemon's Latest 'Lemon' Not Expected to Hurt Company

The recall over hoodie drawstrings is minor compared to the 2013 see-through yoga pants debacle. If Lululemon stock dips in response, analysts say to view it as a buying opportunity.

Selling Off Real Estate Becomes Popular Option for Restaurants, Retailers

Selling Off Real Estate Becomes Popular Option for Restaurants, Retailers

Spinning off property into a real estate investment trust can be a very lucrative move, but there are risks.

Owning a Home Can Be Cheaper Than Renting, If You Look Here

Owning a Home Can Be Cheaper Than Renting, If You Look Here

For all those frustrated by shelling out money to your landlord without building any equity, it's time to look at getting a mortgage here.

It's Cheaper to Own a Home Than Rent in These Markets

It's Cheaper to Own a Home Than Rent in These Markets

For all those frustrated by shelling out money to your landlord without building any equity, it's time to look at getting a mortgage here.