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Tedra DeSue

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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 ...

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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.
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Sep 23, 2016

RT @CNBC: BREAKING: Twitter moving closer to sale, suitors said to include Salesforce and Google; no sale is imminent -sources https://t.co/HA790rGiP5

Sep 23, 2016

Whew...if $GOOG buys $TWTR the amount of their collective knowledge about their users is mind boggling.

Sep 23, 2016

This woman stood her ground! Guys kicked in her door blazing guns, but she fixed their little red wagons. Applause to her. #guncontrol https://t.co/qO6OAAHdmQ

Sep 22, 2016

just hard a @cnn reporter say there hasn't been any violence yet. YET!? like they r waiting w/bated breath 4 something bad 2 happen. SICK

Sep 22, 2016

@var_foo @gregpizarrojr I wish we tracked the no. of killings of Hispanics, Asians, Whites & those from other races w/such attention

Sep 22, 2016

RT @FastCompany: Facebook will offer advertising credits to activists who counteract extremist messaging  http://buff.ly/2djCIRQ  https://t.co/WWuwASVW2c


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