Forsyth,who has served as editor of the site since 2006, will continue to write hispopular online column, "Up and Down Wall Street Daily," which covers thefinancial markets and the economy. Bartalos will oversee editorial content for the site, as well asonline community-building initiatives and Barrons 's relationships with othersites He will report to Mr. Forsyth.John Kimelman, managing editor of Barrons , has been promoted to executiveeditor, reporting to Mr Bartalos.Mr Forsyth, Mr Bartalos and Mr. Kimelman will work closely to continue to addcontent and features to enhance the overall user experience."We're delighted to have Greg rejoin us," said Ed Finn, editor and president ofBarron's.
"Randy, Greg and John are extremely talented editors who consistentlydeliver the insight and analysis readers have come to expect from Barron's."Barrons has more than 150,000 paid subscribers, up 21 in the past year, andrecently generated record traffic with more than two million monthly visitors inNovember, according to Omniture data.Prior to joining Barrons , Mr. Forsyth was an assistant managing editor ofBarron's magazine, a position he held since 1998. He was responsible for themagazine's Market Week section and for developing story ideas and editingarticles appearing throughout the magazine Mr. Forsyth joined Dow Jones in 1980as a reporter for the Capital Markets Report newswire. He then moved to Barron'sas a reporter and became capital markets editor in 1984.Prior to joining Dow Jones, Mr. Forsyth was an assistant editor with the BondBuyer and a writer for Merrill Lynch.Mr. Forsyth graduated from New York University with a bachelor's degree ineconomics.
He is also the past president of New York Financial Writers'Association.Most recently, Mr. Bartalos was assistant managing editor of Yahoo! Finance inNew York, a position he held since 2006. He joined Yahoo! Finance in 2005 afterserving as senior editor of Barrons for four years Previously, Mr. He was also a reporter for Bloomberg News andInstitutional Investor Mr. Bartalos graduated from Boston University with a bachelor's degree incommunications.Prior to joining Barrons in March 2004 as a senior editor, Mr. Kimelman wasa markets editor and mutual funds editor at CNBC .
Kimelman received a bachelor's degree in history from Clark University, amaster's in journalism from Northwestern University and an MBA from ColumbiaUniversity.About Barron'sBarron's () is America's premier financial magazine, renowned forits market-moving stories. Published by Dow Jones & Company since 1921, itreaches an influential audience of senior corporate decision makers,institutional investors, individual investors and financial professionals. Withnew content available every week in print and every business day online,Barron's provides readers with a comprehensive review of the market's recentactivity, coupled with in-depth, sophisticated reports on what's likely tohappen in the market in the days and weeks to come. As a result, Barron's is thefinancial information source these powerful people rely on for marketinformation, ideas and insights they can use to increase their professionalsuccess and enhance their personal, financial well-being.The Barron's "Online" logo is available at http:// Jones & CompanyMedia Contact:Emily J. Edmonds, Manager, Public Relations(212) . Benchmark indexes all slide more than 2 percent Stocks Bonds Funds News ETFs News BofA heightens fears about financial sector health Apple drags on Nasdaq on CEO's medical leave news For up-to-the-minute market news, click STXNEWS/US (Adds quote, updates prices) By Ellis Mnyandu NEW YORK, Jan 15 (Reuters) - U.S.