Bernice Napach

Bernice Napach is a financial writer, editor and video producer who has covered the stock, bond, commodities and foreign-exchange markets. She’s worked at Yahoo Finance, Reuters, Bloomberg TV, CNBC and CNNfn.

She graduated from Stony Brook University.

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Recent Articles By The Author

Investor Optimism Soars to Highest Level Since Financial Crisis

Investor Optimism Soars to Highest Level Since Financial Crisis

Investors appear to have gotten over the 2008 financial crisis and are growing more optimistic about their finances and the economy, according to the latest Wells Fargo/Gallup survey.

Buffett Looks Back at His 50-Year Record and Likes What He Sees

Buffett Looks Back at His 50-Year Record and Likes What He Sees

Berkshire's stock has increased a whopping 1,826,163% during Buffett's tenure, compared to just 11,196% for the S&P 500.

Why U.S. Stocks Are Lagging Behind Europe and Japan's Markets

Why U.S. Stocks Are Lagging Behind Europe and Japan's Markets

Global stock markets are pricing in a differential in monetary policy: Europe and Japan are easing while the U.S. is poised to raise rates.

Look Beyond January's Stock Market Slump and Buy These Sectors

Look Beyond January's Stock Market Slump and Buy These Sectors

Buy the S&P 500 sectors that performed best this January and hold them for at least a year.

Buying Treasurys Is About the Worst Investment You Can Make Now

Buying Treasurys Is About the Worst Investment You Can Make Now

The S&P 500 current yield tops the 10-year Treasury note yield, and that's unusual.

January Effect: What the Market's Wild Month Means for Rest of 2015

January Effect: What the Market's Wild Month Means for Rest of 2015

If the stock market's volatile performance so far this month tells us anything about the rest of 2015, expect a hair-raising year with only modest gains.

How Oil's Slide Is Disrupting Energy Industry's Ability to Plan Ahead

How Oil's Slide Is Disrupting Energy Industry's Ability to Plan Ahead

"The worst thing is the devil you don't know," says Fadel Gheit, senior energy analyst at Oppenheimer.

Dow 18,000: Why This Market Rally May Never Happen Again

Dow 18,000: Why This Market Rally May Never Happen Again

The Dow has surged to lofty levels, but no other bull market has advanced so fast and lasted so long. Can lightning strike twice?

Stocks Headed for More Gains Next Year Despite Rising Rates

Stocks Headed for More Gains Next Year Despite Rising Rates

Strategists aren't cutting back their 2015 forecasts despite the Fed's signal on Wednesday that rates will be rising next year.

If Lower Oil Prices Are Such a Good Thing, Why Are Stocks Tanking?

If Lower Oil Prices Are Such a Good Thing, Why Are Stocks Tanking?

You would think that lower prices would be good for consumers and the economy. So why are stocks tanking as oil prices plummet to five-year lows?