|Editor in Chief||David Cho|
|Founder||Clarence W. Barron|
|Company||Dow Jones & Company (News Corp)|
|Based in||New York City|
Founded in 1921 by Clarence W. Barron (1855–1928) as a sister publication to The Wall Street Journal, Barron's covers U.S. financial information, market developments, and relevant statistics. Each issue provides a summary of the previous week's market activity as well as news, reports, and an outlook on the week to come.
Features in the publication include:
- Market Week – coverage of the previous week's market activity
- Barron's Roundtable – Posts from noted investors such as Bill Gross, Mario Gabelli, Abby Joseph Cohen, Felix Zulauf, and Marc Faber
- Best Online Brokers – A ranking of the top online trading brokerage firms. Criteria include trading experience and technology, usability, mobile, range of offerings, research amenities, portfolio analysis & report, customer service & education, and costs.
- Top Financial Advisors – America's top financial advisors.
The magazine has been published by Dow Jones & Company since 1921. The magazine is named after Clarence W. Barron, an influential figure to Dow Jones and a founder of modern financial journalism. Dow Jones also publishes The Wall Street Journal. In 1990, color was introduced to the magazine and full color in January 1996. Barron's introduced a two-section version of the paper on March 7, 1994.
In September 2008, Barron's acquired the Winner's Circle Organization. In September 2009, Barron's launched Penta as a new section. The section targets "pentamillionaires", individuals with at least $5 million in assets, with financial advice.
Famous former and current editors, publishers, and journalists of the magazine include:
- Robert Bleiberg, publisher (1982–1989), editor (1954-1981)
- Alan Abelson, columnist
- Clarence W. Barron, "father of financial journalism" and founder of the newspaper
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- 2005: "Best of Best Meet at Barron's Winner's Circle Conference for Financial Advisors; Barron's First-Ever Event Yields Insights into Industry Best Practices". 6 December 2005. Retrieved 28 May 2015.
- "Barron's acquires The Winner's Circle Organization". American City Business Journals. September 25, 2008.
- "Dow Jones Media Group stitches corporate work and lifestyle together". April 9, 2018.
The current iteration of Penta is ...
- "Barron's Magazine to Launch New Section Providing Trusted Advice for Pentamillionaires" (Press release). GlobeNewswire. September 24, 2009.
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- Martin, Douglas (2013-05-11). "Alan Abelson, Who at Barron's Was a Thorn in Wall Street's Side, Dies at 87". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2021-10-09.