Stephen Gandel, Bloomberg

Stephen Gandel

Bloomberg

United States

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Recent:
  • Bloomberg
  • Washington Post
Past:
  • BloombergQuint
  • Fortune
  • CNN

Recent articles by Stephen:

Don’t Like Buybacks? It’s Harder to Bet on the Flip Side

Shares of companies that reinvest their profits are doing better than those that repurchase stock. If only it were easier to invest that way. → Read More

Don’t Like Buybacks? It’s Harder to Bet on the Flip Side

Shares of companies that reinvest their profits are doing better than those that repurchase stock. If only it were easier to invest that way. → Read More

Private Equity Likes the Look of Blackstone’s Real Estate Model

The investment giant turned to real estate, a market flush with deal flow and liquidity, and others are following. → Read More

BlackRock Needs to Prove It Can Handle Success

It has thrived with low-cost indexing, which brings its own set of challenges. → Read More

Why Is This Oil and Gas Company Playing Poker?

It told SPAC investors it planned to do energy deals. This is how it turned out. → Read More

If the Stock Market Has a Problem, His Job Is to Fix It

Brett Redfearn of the SEC has a full plate: IPOs, high-frequency trading, exchange fees and the price of data. → Read More

Trump’s ‘Tremendous Buy’ Stock Market Isn’t a Bargain

The numbers don’t support the argument that shares are oversold. → Read More

Even Jamie Dimon Should Answer to Someone

JPMorgan’s failure to disclose a six-year ban on expanding branches shows shareholders need more representation. → Read More

Fears Are Overtaking Facts In Market Sell-Off

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- Putting your finger on what’s spooking the market in the past week or so has been difficult. The recent sell-off appeared to be launched by fears of rising interest rates. When rates stopped rising, trade tensions were the new No. 1 concern. → Read More

This Small Bank Could Signal Trouble for the Biggest Ones

Investors are punishing Bank OZK, which could be a canary in the coal mine when it comes to commercial real estate. → Read More

Big Bank Earnings Are Less Than Meets the Eye

Strip out one-time gains and benefits from the tax cut, and profit growth in the third quarter was just 5 percent. → Read More

JPMorgan Chase Defies the Market’s Nervousness

Third-quarter earnings were better than expected, but the trend lines are starting to move in the wrong direction. → Read More

Solomon Kicks Up the Tempo on Goldman’s Remix

Playing down Marcus could cause the bank to skip a few beats. → Read More

Investors Can Chill About Marijuana Stock Highs

The wider market isn’t getting a contact high. → Read More

SEC Shouldn’t Open Up Unicorn Hunting to Mom and Pop Investors

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton says he’s looking at ways to open up the private market to mom-and-pop investors, allowing them the chance to get in on fast-growing companies like Uber Technologies Inc. and Airbnb Inc. Instead, he should be looking for a quicker way for companies to move from private to public markets, and back. → Read More

SEC Shouldn’t Open Up Unicorn Hunting to Mom and Pop

The private market’s ability to limit hype and investment is a feature, not a bug. → Read More

CLOs Are the New Hedge Funds. Plan Accordingly.

The latest hot investment won’t be foolproof. → Read More

New Tax-Credit Investigation May Trip Up Wells Fargo

Add low-income housing to the list of legal woes.  → Read More

Elon Musk Is Terrible at Being Public, Not Tesla

Shareholders have been forgiving and generous. → Read More

Who Are You Going to Trust, Adjusted Earnings or Your Lying Eyes?

A new study suggests tailoring results is veering into manipulation. → Read More