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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

That awkward moment when the Fed realizes it can't raise interest rates

Aug 28, 2015

Plus: Oil prices spike, funds that play good defense, and the skinny on the ETF flash crash

Making bigger bets with smaller portfolios

Aug 27, 2015

A fund with a limited number of stocks might outperform in volatile markets

In hindsight, China's market meltdown wasn't really that bad

Aug 27, 2015

Plus: How the Fed usually responds to market dips, currencies might be for you, and let market history be your guide

Wild market ride creating entry points for long-term investors

Aug 26, 2015

Volatility is a reminder to investors that markets move in both directions

Gloom overshadows Wall Street, but some economists still see a September rate hike

Aug 26, 2015

Plus: The SEC blindly jumps on the equal-pay bandwagon, Obamacare's Cadillac Tax threatens flexible spending plans, marijuana tourism takes off, and Joe Biden attracts hedge fund backers

Liquid alts funds pass first real test with flying colors

Aug 25, 2015

Reducing downside risk as traditional strategies bite the dust amid market meltdown

Jeffrey Gundlach says the stock market pullback is just getting started

Aug 25, 2015

Plus: What to expect from the Fed's Jackson Hole meeting, where mutual fund investors will feel the heat, and social media lightens the stock market mood

Fear and greed swamp stocks as volatility spikes

Aug 24, 2015

Panic selling off the opening bell leads to investors buying the drop but more losses possible as all eyes focus on China's problems

Global financial turmoil brings the Fed's plan into focus

Aug 24, 2015

Plus: Some stocks are going to be safer than others, same goes for sectors, and Cramer sings a different tune this time around

Stock sell-off continues but cool-headed advisers keep clients focused on the long term

Aug 21, 2015

Despite dramatic declines during the four-day rout, slump is happening in the wake of a seven-year bull market run

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