Tedra DeSue on Muck Rack

Tedra DeSue

Covers:  financial markets, personal finance, stock options, technology stocks, social networking, stocks, biotech, banking, municipal bonds

If you say Growth Stocks, Muni Bonds, Fundamentals, Jimmie Johnson, NASCAR or Sushi, you have my full attention!!!

My stock market pieces have been syndicated for the past several years across several news sites. That includes TheStreet, Forbes, Yahoo Finance, NBC News, The Motley Fool, Google Finance, Insider Monkey and Seeking Alpha.

I spent almost 10 years heading the coverage of the municipal bond industry for the Southeast for The Bond Buyer, where I broke finance stories related to Hurricane Katrina. I also wrote several groundbreaking stories on ...

Read Full Bio →

What was your first job as a journalist?

Reporter (eventually Editor-in-Chief) for The DePauw, Indiana's oldest independent college newspaper.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

yes

How is social media changing news?

Anyone can be reporter now; posting news before mainstream media often. Industry changing, but potentially dangerous.

Revenues From Opioids Drying Up For Pharmaceuticals

seekingalpha.com — Several pharmaceutical companies will have their opioid-related drugs reviewed by the Food and Drug Administration in the coming months. Such drugs provide lucrative revenue streams for Big Pharma, but profits from those sales are waning as doctors are writing fewer prescriptions for the highly addictive medications. Addiction to opioids has reached epidemic levels.

Activist Investor's Concerns Over This Prepaid Card Leader Overblown

seekingalpha.com — Green Dot (NYSE: GDOT) touts itself as the inventor of the prepaid debit card industry. Over the years it has maintained its place as the largest provider of reloadable prepaid debit cards and cash reload processing services in the U.S. Despite its leadership in the space, there are rumblings among investors that it could be doing better.

The Synthetic Diamond Business Offers Investment Opportunities

seekingalpha.com — Diamond mining companies are a major supplier of rough diamonds. However, change is coming, with the influx of synthetic diamonds. Not only are large diamond mining companies seeing the potential of the synthetic diamond market, other companies that mine diamonds also are creating a vast potential for investors to get on the growing market.

First-Half Earnings From Payday Lenders May Show The Industry Is In Decline

seekingalpha.com — Investors are waiting to see how publicly-traded payday lenders fared during the first half of 2015. They report earnings over the next two weeks. Payday lenders that have shifted their services to other offerings like buying and selling goods through their pawn shop businesses are stronger.

Legal Trouble May Be Coming For Osiris' Sales Executives

seekingalpha.com — A plea agreement by their former colleagues leads us to believe an Osiris executive is under investigation for alleged kickbacks that took place while he worked for Advance Bio Healing. Program called the "Magic Wand" or "Receipt Maker" to provide gratuities to physicians without being detected.

Why It’s Now Time To Worry Again About Subprime Mortgages

fool.com — The infamous subprime mortgage business is rearing its ugly head again, as companies like American International Group ( ) , Fortress Investment Group ( ) and Nationstar Mortgage Holdings ( ) -- which operated in the space prior to the housing collapse of 2008 -- are once again seeing a prime opportunity to line their financial coffers.

These Acquisition Targets Are Better for Facebook

beta.fool.com — Tedra is a member of The Motley Fool Blog Network -- entries represent the personal opinion of the blogger and are not formally edited. Alas, it became official on Tuesday that (NASDAQ: Google GOOG) has indeed purchased Waze, an Israeli-based company that developed a navigation app gained popularity throughout the world.

Who’s Your Godfather? Offers For Clearwire Defining Telecom Leaders

beta.fool.com — Tedra is a member of The Motley Fool Blog Network -- entries represent the personal opinion of the blogger and are not formally edited. You've likely heard by now that the quests to acquire (NASDAQ: Clearwire's CLWR) spectrum still seem to be operating on the premise of by-any-means-necessary.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Wouldn't Be Great Without These U.S. Companies

beta.fool.com — Tedra is a member of The Motley Fool Blog Network -- entries represent the personal opinion of the blogger and are not formally edited. (NASDAQOTH: Samsung's SSNLF) Galaxy S4 smartphone is all the rage among buyers right now, beating out all of its competitors, including Apple, in terms of sales last month.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Wouldn't Be Great Without These U.S. Companies

beta.fool.com — Tedra is a member of The Motley Fool Blog Network -- entries represent the personal opinion of the blogger and are not formally edited. (NASDAQOTH: Samsung's SSNLF) Galaxy S4 smartphone is all the rage among buyers right now, beating out all of its competitors, including Apple, in terms of sales last month.
More Articles →
Jul 27, 2016

@mohannadaama says Hard not 2 imagine that a sizable portion of $FB advertising beat was due 2 non-recurring political spending on Primaries

Jul 25, 2016

@thestreet I wouldn't be surprised if tinkering with TAX Free munis will be bandied about again...  https://twitter.com/TheStreet/status/757776006597967873 

Jul 25, 2016

#HillaryClinton handlers must be dizzy from having to do all this friggin' spinning.

Jul 24, 2016

RT @jack_welch: Clinton machine amazing!Use Wasserman-Schultz to knock out Bernie...fires her to pacify Sanders..hires her to knock out Trump


Are You a Journalist?

Make a Portfolio

Create a free Muck Rack account to customize your profile and upload a portfolio of your best work.