These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appeals to emotion or stereotypes). The reporting is factual and usually sourced. These are the most credible media sources. See all Least Biased sources.
- Overall, we rate MarketBeat as Least Biased based on minimal editorializing of information. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Newspaper
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Based in South Dakota, MarketBeat was established in 2008 to empower individual investors with real-time financial data and in-depth stock analysis. The platform offers various services, from free daily newsletters to premium research tools, and operates as an American Consumer News LLC subsidiary.
Funded by / Ownership
MarketBeat is financially sustained through multiple revenue streams, including premium subscriptions like the “All Access Pass” and advertising. It operates under the trade name “MarketBeat” but is legally a part of American Consumer News, LLC. The platform shares its parent company with Defenseworld.net. Matt Paulson is the founder and owner of MarketBeat.
Analysis / Bias
MarketBeat publishes news and information related to the stock market and investing. The website also features a stock ticker and the ability to search for publically traded companies to learn the current stock price and detailed information about the company. Under the Financial News category, they usually republish news from the Associated Press. They also publish original articles with minimal bias like this: 5 Reasons Apple’s New Phone Moves the Needle: 5 That It Won’t. This story is properly sourced.
Editorially, they do not produce political op-eds, and when reporting on politics, they maintain a neutral tone such as this 3 Solar Stocks That Will Benefit From the Biden Tariff Holiday. When reporting on former president Trump, they maintain balance like this 10 Stocks Set to Surge from the Trump Tariffs and 10 Stocks Set to Suffer from the Trump Tariffs. In general, MarketBeat is fact-based and demonstrates minimal political bias.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years.
Overall, we rate MarketBeat as Least Biased based on minimal editorializing of information. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 09/16/2023)
Last Updated on September 16, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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