Brett Hershman

Brett Hershman is a Writer from San Diego, CA. He is the founder of Leverage Equity Research.

In addition to writing at TheStreet, Brett is a staff writer at Benzinga.com. His work has been seen numerous National Publications including Yahoo! Finance, Market Watch, Morningstar, MSN Money, Seeking Alpha, The Philadelphia Inquirer and the Baltimore Sun.  

Hershman received his bachelors degree from Arizona State University with a focus in Liberal Arts.

Recent Articles By The Author

Here Are 3 Actions to Take When Searching for a Financial Adviser

Here Are 3 Actions to Take When Searching for a Financial Adviser

Ask about the investment professional's philosophy, ensure that he or she fits the required needs and scrutinize the person's background.

Gold Stays in Play, as Economic and Political Uncertainty Persist

Gold Stays in Play, as Economic and Political Uncertainty Persist

Investors who want to hedge against a market pullback may want to buy the precious metal.

Specialization Is Key for Next Wave of Vacation Rental Start-ups

Specialization Is Key for Next Wave of Vacation Rental Start-ups

Consumers are increasingly opting for bespoke travel accommodations beyond high rises and resorts. So what looks like the game-changer in the luxury segment?

Franchisers Target Millennials and Their Entrepreneurial Mindset

Franchisers Target Millennials and Their Entrepreneurial Mindset

Younger people tend to be suspicious of Corporate America and enthusiastic about the idea of business ownership.

4 Items to Consider Before Making the Next Real Estate Investment

4 Items to Consider Before Making the Next Real Estate Investment

Determining what markets are ripe to invest in can be a daunting task. Here are four factors to think about.

Why Old-Fashioned Direct Mail Is Still Useful for Advertisers

Why Old-Fashioned Direct Mail Is Still Useful for Advertisers

Nearly four in five consumers open most of their direct mail.

Franchise Business May Be The Best Bet for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Franchise Business May Be The Best Bet for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

From venture capital to family-owned businesses, more people are turning to the proven franchise model for solid returns.

Nike Stock Falls Off a Cliff After Hours Despite Solid Growth

Nike Stock Falls Off a Cliff After Hours Despite Solid Growth

Nike stock dropped 4% after hours after delivering a revenue and earnings beat. Investors got more than expected, but less than they wanted.

7 Key Takeaways from Apple's Third-Quarter Earnings

7 Key Takeaways from Apple's Third-Quarter Earnings

Apple Released its third-quarter earnings yesterday, beating fairly low expectations. The stock has spiked 5% after the earnings release.

How to Limit Exposure to the Blue Light Emitted From Electronics

How to Limit Exposure to the Blue Light Emitted From Electronics

Increased electronics use is exposing us to dangerous artificial blue light that prevents people from getting REM sleep.