Stephen Gandel, Washington Post

Stephen Gandel

Washington Post

United States

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  • BloombergQuint
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Recent articles by Stephen:

Trump’s Trade War Has Cost Investors Up to $7 Trillion

Stocks dropped 6.6% in May, and the damage goes back even further. → Read More

Wage Growth Isn’t Threatening Corporate Profits Yet

The pressure hasn’t reached a critical level. → Read More

BlackRock Doesn’t Need to Roll Like a Blackstone

The firm shouldn’t feel an urgency to chase private equity deals like the rest of Wall Street. → Read More

Tech Stocks Morph Into a Three-Headed Monster

Their influence cannot be contained to just one sector. → Read More

The Conventional Wisdom About Stock Buybacks Is Wrong

Stock repurchases may not be the best use of a company’s money, but not because they benefit shareholders over everyone else. → Read More

LaCroix’s Cries of ‘Injustice’ Don’t Apply to Stock Drop

The plunge in the sparkling water maker’s shares has more to do with an overvalued stock and investors’ outsize expectations than unfair persecution. → Read More

Rally in Cyclical Stocks Could Be a False Positive

Corporate profits are telling a different economic story. → 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

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