Hoofy and Boo's News and Views.
New York, NY (PRWEB) July 13, 2009
Minyanville, the Emmy Award-winning financial media company, today announced the promotion of Kevin Depew to Editor-in-Chief and named Steve Reiter Managing Editor.
In their new roles, Depew and Reiter will ensure that Minyanville.com's high-level market, business and investment analysis continues to be delivered with an entertaining yet straightforward style to educate and entertain a wide audience of investors.
"Kevin Depew has been doing a terrific job in developing content that furthers our mission of empowering people to become better advocates of their financial futures," said Todd Harrison, Minyanville Founder and CEO. "Kevin and Steve make a great combination in keeping our readers informed and entertained about business and the financial markets."
Since its launch, Minyanville has revolutionized the way information is delivered and shared within the financial community. With more than 40 of the world's leading money managers analyzing daily market activity, the popular site receives eight million page views a month in more than 100 countries.
In 2008, Minyanville was awarded an Emmy for Business & Financial Reporting by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for their animated new series, "Hoofy and Boo's News and Views."
Also this year, Minyanville launched three new subscription products featuring renowned financial leaders. Products included: OptionSmith, real-time alerts on stock options trading written by veteran stock options trader Steve Smith; Bull Market Timer, an analysis of ten technical indicators that signal the end of the bear markets, written by world-class technical analyst Smita Sadana; and The Lavery Insight, a concise, weekly analysis of the economy and its effect on the financial markets, written by former Merrill Lynch Chief Global Economist Jack Lavery.
In addition to Minyanville's daily articles on business and market trends, Minyanville features Life & Money and Family & Finance sections for users to read about everything from retail and consumer trends to managing household budgets and kids' allowances. Top columns include Economic Snapshot, Household CEO, Fiscal Hygiene and Teach Your Kids.
About Kevin Depew:
Kevin Depew is known for his "5 Things" column on Minyanville.com and his weekly spot, "Two Ways to Play," on PBS Nightly Business Report. Before joining Minyanville, Depew spent more than five years as an analyst with Dorsey Wright & Associates, where he edited and contributed to the firm's daily research reports. A graduate of the University of Kentucky, Depew has a background in finance, having served as an editor of the Daily Racing Form, as well as a broker for PaineWebber and A.G. Edwards. In addition, Depew served as editorial director for The Lane Report, a monthly business magazine based in Kentucky, and as editor of Technically Speaking, the monthly newsletter for the Market Technicians Association.
About Steve Reiter:
Steve Reiter has been with Minyanville since 2005, beginning as an intern and working in a variety of editorial functions. He was most recently assistant managing editor of minyanville.com. Reiter graduated from Penn State University in 2005 with a degree in journalism, specializing in business.
About Minyanville Media:
Minyanville Media is an Emmy Award-winning financial media company that creates branded content to entertain and educate people about the world of finance. Empowering individuals to become better advocates of their financial well being, Minyanville uses a combination of high-level market, business and investment analysis and entertaining style to educate a wide audience of investors, from the active trader to families with kids. The company's signature characters Hoofy the Bull and Boo the Bear of "Hoofy and Boo's News and Views," the world's only animated business news program, helped Minyanville bring home the 2008 Emmy for Business and Financial Reporting.
Minyanville reaches its audiences through Minyanville.com, MinyanLand (a virtual financial community for kids), subscription-based products and content distribution deals with Yahoo!, Marketwatch, MSN, T.D. Ameritrade, Bloomberg, AOL, Google, YouTube, Huffington Post and others.
For more information, please visit Minyanville at http://www.minyanville.com.