Top Stocks relaunches as a unique destination for active investors

The financial site welcomes new contributors, provides more ideas and focuses on building a vibrant investing community.

By Amey Stone Nov 29, 2011 11:32AM

Image: Bull figurine on ascending line graph and list of share prices (© Adam Gault/OJO Images/Getty Images)Welcome to the new Top Stocks. Today we're relaunching the site with a new look, new writers and a new emphasis on connecting with our readers.


We've added dozens of new voices, including that of Gene Marcial, who is bring his must-read Inside Wall Street column (previously a staple of BusinessWeek magazine) to Top Stocks exclusively twice a week. Along with Gene, Top Stocks now boasts some of the top investing columnists on the Web, including Jim Jubak, Jim Cramer, Kim Peterson and Anthony Mirhaydari.


Additional writers will help us do an even better job of delivering on our core mission at Top Stocks: to help active investors find new stock ideas and make smarter investing choices. Each article will bring you a fresh idea, original news analysis or insight into an emerging trend.


A new element in Top Stocks' mission is to connect our readers and our contributors via social networks. Please follow us on Twitter @topstocksmsn and become our fan on Facebook at That way you can stay up to date on all we have to offer and bring us your ideas and questions. We'll have plenty of questions for you, too. Let us know what kind of coverage you think we should add next and any other suggestions and ideas.


We will continue in the months to come to bring in more writers, editors and partners from niche investing sites so that Top Stocks can provide a more robust mix of smart, curated investing insights than you can find anywhere else.

Nov 29, 2011 6:58PM

I want to know where I can find Charlie Blaine from now on. I read his column daily, but it looks now as if you are going to exclude him altogether. I've read some of your "other writers" and, quite frankly, I'm not impressed. i wish to continue to read Charlie Blaine. Please advise where I can find his daily report. Thank you.

Nov 30, 2011 6:10AM
Yes, share the lack of enthusiasm about the not-very-heavy hitters. How about bringing Markman back, or getting Arends from MarketWatch? Also, you won't find many who agree that Charlie Blaine (excellent daily roundups) adds less to the site than Mirhaydari. Maybe this is the mess that results when marketing folks are allowed to make actual decisions? To be blunt, part of the problem seems to be that you're dealing with readers who are smarter and who know more than you do. 
Nov 29, 2011 10:39PM
Nice to see a Charlie Blaine fan! You can always find him at this site:

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