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Jeff Benjamin

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Jeff Benjamin

Jeff Benjamin writes InvestmentNews’ bi-weekly On Investing column. He also writes stories related to investments, the economy and the markets. An avid golfer and fisherman, Jeff is a self-professed investment nerd "just trying to make a difference and get paid for it."

Recent Articles

The real reason the Federal Reserve isn't raising interest rates

May 28, 2015

Plus: The magic of adjustable-rate mortgages, what you need to know about the IRS data theft, and the Obamacare pain just keeps on coming

Financial markets can smell a rate hike coming

May 27, 2015

Plus: How the global markets will react to a Fed tightening move, retiring at 55 means starting early, and what the Supreme Court just did to your retirement plans

Financial advisers are putting ETFs in the driver's seat

May 27, 2015

Mutual fund popularity fades as the bull market lives on

Morningstar doubles down on expense ratio disparity debate

May 26, 2015

Fund tracker is at odds with SEC on how some fund report expenses

Economic growth is fading fast in the so-called recovery

May 26, 2015

Plus: The Greek crisis for dummies, a retirement planning checklist, and why are we still using cash in 2015?

When investing in emerging-markets economies, stock picking beats indexed exposure

May 24, 2015

Investing in specific companies is the best approach, but it entails more risk

Inflation report boosts odds of September rate hike

May 22, 2015

Rise in consumer prices gives the Fed another reason to act this year

Tim Geithner spills the beans on how he navigated the financial crisis

May 22, 2015

Plus: The right way to invest in art, stocks loved by hedge funds, and the dumb predictions by smart people

Wirehouses raise clients' exposure to alternatives, but reps still just dabbling

May 21, 2015

The 5-10% allocation most advisers are using is not enough to manage risk

Phony adviser convicted for conning a real adviser out of $11.3 million

May 21, 2015

Plus: Department of Justice bares its fangs, Japanese economy has a pulse, and a bittersweet farewell to Letterman

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