About the Author
After working as a newspaper reporter and editor, Lawrence Carrel got in on the ground floor of the online publishing business when financial news entered the Internet age. As a founding staff member of The Wall Street Journal.com
, he was one of the original writers of its “Cyber Investing” column and among the first to write about small stocks for the Web. Later at SmartMoney.com
, his daily market story covered the period leading up to the popping of the dot-com bubble and the crash of 2000. A year later, he created Smart Money’s daily online hot stocks column, “The One-Day Wonder.” Carrel originated SmartMoney.com
’s ETF Focus column in 2006 just as the ETF industry began its era of explosive growth. In 2007, he took over the weekly ETF and mutual funds columns at TheStreet.com
. He has been a guest commentator on MSNBC, CNN, and many others. A native of Buffalo, N.Y., he is a graduate of Cornell University and has lived in Washington, D.C. and London. He currently resides in Manhattan with his two sons. This is his first book.