Barron's (newspaper)

Barron's is an American weekly newspaper published by Dow Jones & Company, a property of News Corp. It was founded in 1921 by Clarence W. Barron, and covers US financial information, market developments, and relevant statistics. Each issue provides a summary of the previous week's market activity as well as news, reports and an outlook on the week to come.

Barron's
Barron's October 11 2010
October 11, 2010 cover of Barron's
CategoriesBusiness
FrequencyWeekly
Total circulation
(2013)
305,513[1]
FounderClarence W. Barron
First issue1921
CompanyDow Jones & Company (News Corp)
CountryUnited States
Based inNew York City
Websitewww.barrons.com
ISSN1077-8039

Popular features

Popular features of the publication include:

  • Market Week – coverage of the previous week's market activity[2]
  • Barron's Roundtable – Features noted investors such as Bill Gross, Mario Gabelli, Abby Joseph Cohen, Felix Zulauf, Marc Faber.[3]
  • Best Online Brokers - Features a ranking of the top online trading brokerage firms. Criteria include Trading Experience and Technology, Usability, Mobile, Range of Offerings, Research Amenities, Portfolio Analysis & Report, Customer Service & Education, and Costs.[4]
  • Top Financial Advisors - America's top financial advisors.[5]

History

The paper has been published by Dow Jones & Company since 1921. The magazine is named after Clarence W. Barron, one of the most influential figures in the history of Dow Jones, and is considered the founder of modern financial journalism. Dow Jones also publishes The Wall Street Journal. In 1990, color was introduced to the magazine and full color in January 1996. Barron's introduced a two-section version of the paper on March 7, 1994. In 1996, Barrons.com was launched as part of WSJ.com and relaunched as a standalone product in January 2006. Barron's held its first Financial Advisor conference in 2005.[6] In September 2008, Barron's acquired the Winner’s Circle Organization.[7] In September 2009, Barron's launched Penta as a new section. The section targets "pentamillionaires", individuals with at least $5 million in assets, with financial advice.[8]

References

  1. ^ "Alliance for Audited Media Snapshot Report - 6/30/2013". Alliance for Audited Media. June 30, 2013. Retrieved February 2, 2014.
  2. ^ "This Week". Barron's.
  3. ^ "Roundtable". Barron's.
  4. ^ "Best Online Brokers". Barron's.
  5. ^ "Top Financial Advisors". Barron's.
  6. ^ "Best of Best Meet at Barron's Winner's Circle Conference for Financial Advisors; Barron's First-Ever Event Yields Insights into Industry Best Practices". 6 December 2005. Retrieved 28 May 2015.
  7. ^ "Barron's acquires The Winner's Circle Organization". American City Business Journals. September 25, 2008.
  8. ^ "Barron's Magazine to Launch New Section Providing Trusted Advice for Pentamillionaires" (Press release). GlobeNewswire. September 24, 2009.

External links

Barron's

Barron's or Barrons may refer to:

Barron's Educational Series, a publisher of books, as well as college entrance exam preparation classes and materials, now an imprint of Kaplan Test Prep

B.E.S. Publishing, the former owner of Barron's

Barron's (newspaper), a financial weekly published by US-based Dow Jones & Company

Richard Barrons (born 1959), retired British general

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Charles E. Kirk

Charles E. Kirk (born 27 April 1971) is a retired independent trader and investor who splits his residence between the island of Kauai in the State of Hawaii and North Scottsdale, Arizona. Since the late 1990s he has published newsletters and websites offering investment advice. In 2015, his subscription-only newsletter, The Kirk Report, had over 7,000 members (subscribers); its website started in September 2003. Following his retirement from full-time trading in 2014 and, in addition to publishing The Kirk Report, he now privately mentors individual investors and traders as well as serves as an independent consultant to several financial firms and hedge funds.

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Geoffrey Robertson

Geoffrey Ronald Robertson (born 30 September 1946) is a human rights barrister, academic, author and broadcaster. He holds dual Australian and British citizenship.

Robertson is a founder and joint head of Doughty Street Chambers. He serves as a Master of the Bench at the Middle Temple, a recorder, and visiting professor at Queen Mary University of London.

Mark Stephens (solicitor)

Mark Howard Stephens CBE (born 7 April 1957) is an English solicitor specialising in media law, intellectual property rights and human rights with the firm Howard Kennedy LLP. Stephens studied law at North East London Polytechnic (now the University of East London), graduating in 1978. After further study in Brussels he was admitted as a solicitor in 1982. Stephens started his career as a lawyer providing advice to artists and soon established his own practice with a partner. In 1987 Stephens helped defend the American artist J. S. G. Boggs from a counterfeiting charge. He gained a reputation as "the patron solicitor of previously lost causes" following this case and others where he defended artists' freedom of expression, as well as representing the leaders of the miners' strike of 1984–85 and James Hewitt when allegations of his affair with Diana, Princess of Wales first emerged.

During the 1990s Stephens worked on cases arising from the occupation of the Brent Spar oil platform. He also provided advice to the "McLibel two", activists who were being sued by McDonald's. In 1999, his law firm merged with Finers to form Finers Stephens Innocent, with Stephens becoming the head of the international and media department, a position he continues to hold today. During the next decade he was involved in several cases defending the publishers of online material (both old and new media firms) against charges of libel bought against them. The Times in 2008, described him as both a "passionate supporter of human rights" and "one of the best advocates for freedom of expression". In 2010, he represented Julian Assange, the founder of the whistleblower website, WikiLeaks, defending him against extradition to Sweden.

Stephens has sat on many charitable, regulatory, government and academic committees including those related to contemporary art, education, media law, libel law and human rights. He was appointed UK chair of trustees for the international media charity Internews in 2018. The University of East London (previously North East London Polytechnic) awarded him an honorary doctorate in law in 2001. In 2009, Stephens was appointed the Chairman of the Governors at that university. He has also assisted politicians in their drafting of legislation, in the UK in the 1990s regarding the regulation of the press and in Romania in 2005 regarding freedom of information laws. Stephens frequently appears in the UK media. In the 1990s he was a legal correspondent for Sky TV and he has featured regularly in both print and on television during his career. He has also contributed to two legal books and is on the editorial board of three legal journals.

Negative volume index

Nearly 78 years have passed since Paul L. Dysart, Jr. invented the Negative Volume Index and Positive Volume Index indicators. The indicators remain useful to identify primary market trends and reversals.

In 1936, Paul L. Dysart, Jr. began accumulating two series of advances and declines distinguished by whether volume was greater or lesser than the prior day's volume. He called the cumulative series for the days when volume had been greater than the prior day's volume the Positive Volume Index (PVI), and the series for the days when volume had been lesser the Negative Volume Index (NVI).

A native of Iowa, Dysart worked in Chicago's LaSalle Street during the 1920s. After giving up his Chicago Board of Trade membership, he published an advisory letter geared to short-term trading using advance-decline data. In 1933, he launched the Trendway weekly stock market letter and published it until 1969 when he died. Dysart also developed the 25-day Plurality Index, the 25-day total of the absolute difference between the number of advancing issues and the number of declining issues, and was a pioneer in using several types of volume of trading studies. Richard Russell, editor of Dow Theory Letters, in his January 7, 1976 letter called Dysart "one of the most brilliant of the pioneer market technicians."

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