Aaron is an expert writer and researcher who formerly served as editor-in-chief at Yahoo Finance, digital editor of Fortune, and executive editor and San Francisco bureau chief of TheStreet. You may have also seen him as a guest on CNBC, CBS This Morning, Fox Business, ABC News and other outlets.
A prolific writer and commentator, Aaron is the former host of Yahoo Finance’s video program The Daily Ticker. He has also hosted podcasts for Fortune (Fortune Unfiltered) and TheStreet (The Real Story). His latest on-air passion project, Seeking Alpha’s highly rated Alpha Trader podcast, features top Wall Street experts dissecting the market’s latest news and previewing significant upcoming events. He also regularly provides analysis for the free e-letter Wealthy Retirement, which we will be republishing here on Investment U.
Articles by Aaron Task
Will This Grinch Stop the Santa Claus Rally?
December 5, 2019
This year’s Santa Claus rally may be short-lived if “Tariff Man” intervenes.
3 Reasons to Buy International Stocks
December 3, 2019
Investors should consider adding more global stocks to their portfolios.
New Retirees Experience a “Spending Surge”
November 30, 2019
Conventional wisdom about retirement planning – including the 4% rule – fails to address how today’s retirees actually spend their money.
Challenge Mainstream Market Feelings With Facts
November 26, 2019
If they interrogate common emotion-based misconceptions, today’s investors will realize they have ample cause to be bullish.
The Secret Behind Our Biggest Investing Legends
November 21, 2019
Getting in on an investing success story early requires patience – and the expertise to know a great long-term stock when you see one.
3 Reasons to Be Bullish on THIS Market
November 19, 2019
Bullish sentiment in the market today comes from a variety of causes and helps calm investors’ fears of recession.
Disney vs. Netflix: Consumers Win, but Investors? Not So Much
November 14, 2019
Both short-term traders and long-term investors can profit by playing the ongoing “streaming wars” between internet TV providers.
Why Doing Good Is Good for Business
November 7, 2019
ESG (environmental, social and governance) investing benefits shareholders and also the community at large.