Is TheStreet's Feurstein "Criminal," Or Is Pearlstein Being Misinterpreted?

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Mark Melin
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TheStreet web site is demanding a retraction from the Washington Post, calling out a Post article that calls into question the ethics of one of TheStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:TST) ’s reporters. “You should immediately retract this defamatory story,” TheStreet’s Editor-in-Chief Janet Guyon said in the blog post that was longer than the original Post article. “This story is a hatchet job, unworthy of the Pulitzer-prize-winning Mr. Pearlstein, and unworthy of this venerable newspaper. We demand a retraction.” Washington Post’s article implied TheStreet’s Feurstein aiding short sellers At issue is a Washington Post article implying that TheStreet’s biotech reporter, Adam Feurstein, was…

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Mark Melin is an alternative investment practitioner whose specialty is recognizing the impact of beta market environment on a technical trading strategy. A portfolio and industry consultant, wrote or edited three books including High Performance Managed Futures (Wiley 2010) and The Chicago Board of Trade’s Handbook of Futures and Options (McGraw-Hill 2008) and taught a course at Northwestern University's executive education program.