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Oct 30, 2020 - 12:24am

Bloomberg and Financial Times are my go-tos. Both provide great in-depth business coverage and are not very partisan. FT has an international perspective which I find pretty helpful. 

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Nov 3, 2020 - 10:25am

pintglass07

Bloomberg and Financial Times are my go-tos. Both provide great in-depth business coverage and are not very partisan. FT has an international perspective which I find pretty helpful. 

Are you on fucking crack? Bloomberg and FT are SO partisan it's pathetic, worse so than the WSJ. I sub to WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg, and WaPo - they all fucking suck.

Nov 3, 2020 - 10:26am

...why do you subscribe to 5 different news sites that you dislike so strongly that you get angry? 

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Nov 3, 2020 - 11:03am

Do they suck because they don't provide accurate information or because they don't provide the information in a way that conforms to your predetermined opinions on a topic.

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  • Analyst 3+ in HF - EquityHedge
Oct 30, 2020 - 2:46am

Curious why you say WSJ is in the dumpster (hopefully you're staying away from the political Opinion articles) because their business, finance and deals reporting is very good. I also use Bloomberg, FT and Institutional Investor in addition to some industry specific sources (for my coverage area) and a bunch of morning newsletters. I know some peers that like The Information for their tech news. I don't think MarketWatch is taken that seriously by institutional investors, seems like a mix of basic re-reporting and junky opinion articles for the layman reader

  • Prospect in IB - Ind
Nov 2, 2020 - 7:40pm

IMO their news section is heavily biased towards the left. It's been all about COVID "Orange Man Bad" recently. I'm conservative so I appreciate the opinion pages. However, I'd like a non-partisan news site.

Thanks for the tips though.

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Nov 3, 2020 - 8:28am

curiousgeorge79

IMO their news section is heavily biased towards the left. It's been all about COVID "Orange Man Bad" recently. I'm conservative so I appreciate the opinion pages. However, I'd like a non-partisan news site.

Thanks for the tips though.

The WSJ is a center-right newspaper with a far right opinions section. If that is too far "to the left" of you, perhaps you are the one out of step with reality. 

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Oct 30, 2020 - 3:32am

MarketWatch posts opinion pieces on how to overthrow capitalism. It's a joke. Stopped checking them a long time ago. 

Reuters used to be one of the least biased, but it's going woke recently as well. Barrons is still good. Easier to make a mix of FT/Bloomberg/WSJ/non-Western sources so that biases hedge themselves out. 

Never discuss with idiots, first they drag you at their level, then they beat you with experience.

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Oct 30, 2020 - 3:48am

WSJ is probably one of the better non partisan outlets.  While they may be slightly right of center, they provide much more balance than other outlets. Investors business daily is conservative.  Bloomberg is liberal.  
Instead of trying to limit your news source to viewpoints that support your biases, why don't you just read them all and form your own opinions.  
 

im assuming this is being posted today because WSJ did a piece on hunter biden.

  • Intern in AM - Equities
Oct 30, 2020 - 11:08am

He's most likely referencing opinion pieces written by the WSJ's Editorial Board. Personally, those have turned me off from the WSJ as a non-partisan source in recent months. It also does not help that the WSJ is owned by Rupert Murdoch. To prevent any accusations of partisan bias, I would point out that the same can be said of news sources on both sides, the OP specifically referenced the WSJ. 

  • Prospect in IB - Ind
Nov 2, 2020 - 7:42pm

No, I'm conservative. Their news reporting isn't that different from NYT, as far as I can tell. It took them forever to come up with the Biden story anyways.

Nov 16, 2020 - 11:26am

Business sources give you business information.  No one should give a fuck as to their political leanings.  Take the information and learn something.

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Oct 30, 2020 - 6:49am

For financial news, I go to CNBC, Bloomberg and Investing.com.  For this kind of information, I tune out any political stuff

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  • Prospect in IB - Ind
Nov 3, 2020 - 1:55pm

Yeah, that's the problem. It's so hard to find fact-driven analysis nowadays. Just show me the data.

Nov 16, 2020 - 11:31am

You are way too concerned about the political leanings of a business news source. Unless they are ranting on non stop about the evil liberals like certain programs on Fox News, I will get some business information from from Fox.    I will watch Neil Cavuto on Fox even though he may have a conservative bias.  I have no interest at all in watching Lou Dobbs.

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Nov 1, 2020 - 12:55pm

I've found the FT to be far more sophisticated and matching the level of corporate finance professionals than the WSJ.

Hard to take an outlet seriously, however pedigreed, when their opinion / editorial section is so out of whack. It's all under one roof.

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Nov 3, 2020 - 10:08am

The "all under one roof" point isn't really true. Most newspapers actually have a chinese wall between their op-ed division and reporting divisions

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Nov 3, 2020 - 10:11am

Case in point: when the WSJ Opinion section tried to help manufacture the "Biden Scandal" and then the WSJ News Section debunked it. 

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  • Prospect in IB - Ind
Nov 3, 2020 - 1:54pm

Hey man, I'm just trying to go a day without seeing any news about

1) COVID cases without any sort of a reference to fatality rates, deaths, or hospital capacity (its been how many months?)

2) Global warming / Green tech (nuclear is the only viable option and global warming isn't an existential crisis)

3) Racism in a country where affirmative action and diversity councils are blatantly discriminatory (so long MLK)

Their news division pulled the same stunt that NYT did.

https://www.thewrap.com/280-wall-street-journal-journalists-sign-letter-blasting-opinion-section-for-lack-of-fact-checking-and-disregard-for-evidence/

Edit: A good read on the climate scare

https://quillette.com/2020/06/30/on-behalf-of-environmentalists-i-apologize-for-the-climate-scare/

Nov 3, 2020 - 2:00pm

Imagine being this much of a snowflake. 

"I want to ready 5 different news outlets daily but get cranky if I read specific topics that trigger me" is a comically immature world view. 

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Nov 16, 2020 - 11:33am

These days, it seems like even Fox is too liberal for some of these people.  

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  • Prospect in IB - Ind
Nov 3, 2020 - 2:14pm

It's crazy how hard it is to get away from blatant bias nowadays. Before 2016, I don't think it was this hard.

Nov 3, 2020 - 1:48pm

https://justthenews.com/accountability/media/msnbc-producer-quits-says-…

I wish the news was more balanced and less partisan. It would be nice to just read the financial and non-financial news on a policy level that is extremely straight forward and leaning away from bias. An interesting college startup that I found is Civil, which covers issues with quotes from the right and left. It's in it's early stages, but it would be nice to see it grow and for other news' sources to follow their format. 

  • Prospect in IB - Gen
Nov 3, 2020 - 4:52pm

Not going to talk about the politics of WSJ but I thought that they're COVID reporting has been an absolute disaster. It's Cases Cases Cases with them when we have learned that not all cases are equal, not every case is a case, and what not. They have trumpeted a ton of fear with COVID that I have just been shaking my head every time I read a story on it.

The only news piece they did that was optimistic during this crisis was the one a month back on Operation Warp speed which is supposed to have a vaccine out by December (that's supposedly the Goal and Pfizer claims they'll meet it). Other than that, it's been ridiculous doom and gloom from them. Very very disappointed with their Covid Reporting (mostly because I come from a family with a medical background and my dad disputes their BS daily today basically) 

Nov 9, 2020 - 3:51pm

I watch Fox Business's Mornings with Maria, hosted by Maria Bartiromo, for uh...reasons

"Work ethic, work ethic" - Vince Vaughn

  • Intern in IB - Gen
Nov 10, 2020 - 9:17am

It's a real problem you know. I for one stopped reading Breitbart News because of how far-left it's become. Now I'm back to having fun with my Aryan homies

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