Articles by J.J. McGrath

I am an editor and writer based in New York, New York, The Town So Nice They Named It Twice.


Alberta Wildfires May Double In Size

An area of 386,000 acres in western Canada, already reported scorched, is something of a moving target — and more than twice the size of New York City.

Apple’s Jekyll-Hyde Share Price

Amid a sharp drop in iPhone sales growth, hedge funds are overweighting Apple’s equity and mutual funds are underweighting its stock.
China Investors, Shanghai, Sept. 7, 2015

China Has Investors Shaken, Not Stirred

Prospects for growth in emerging-market economies have rattled the confidence of investors, the Bank for International Settlements said in a report released Sunday.

China May Ease Policy Again, And Soon

The People’s Bank of China likely is feeling the pressure to pull on its policy levers because of the country’s economic slowdown and its stock-market crash.


Facebook's "Meta" rebrand is intended to signal a shift towards the company's focus on developing the metaverse

Should You Believe The Metaverse Hype?

The metaverse feels like a different beast thanks to a head start in interest and fandom with various VR and AR projects that have taken off over the last decade.