Michael Brush


Brush up on Stocks

  • Editor of Brush up on Stocks

About Michael

Michael Brush is an award-winning New York-based financial journalist who writes a stock market column for MarketWatch. He has also covered business and investing for the New York Times, the Economist Group, and MSN Money. Mr. Brush is editor of Brush Up on Stocks, an investment newsletter. He is the author of Lessons From the Front Line, a book offering insights on investing and the markets based on the experiences of professional money managers (published by John Wiley). Mr. Brush studied at Columbia Business School in the Knight-Bagehot Fellowship program, and Johns Hopkins SAIS in Italy.

Michael's Articles

A lot of investors always make the same mistake with initial public offerings (IPOs). They get caught up in the media buzz and buy on the first day, cautions Michael Brush, a specialist in insider trading and editor of Brush Up on Stocks.
Krispy Kreme (DNUT) has been popular for 83 years, but it only recently hit the market again as a public company. You should take advantage of this and buy the stock as a play on an iconic brand, a powerful growth model, and the consumers’ ongoing love of sweets, suggests Michael Brush, editor of Brush Up on Stocks.
1stdibs (DIBS) wants to be the Amazon of luxury and designer goods, like vintage furniture, home décor, jewelry, watches, art, and fashion, suggests Michael Brush, growth stock specialist and editor of Brush Up on Stocks.
Banks were great performers for us in the past 15 months after I suggested them while they were demolished by Covid and recession fears in 2020; many advanced 50% or more, outperforming the market, recalls Michael Brush, editor of Brush Up on Stocks.