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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

Bank of America isn't banking on a 4Q stock market rally

Oct 6, 2015

Plus: The odds of a Fed rate hike this month are slim, Bernanke says the economy can't handle a 1% rate hike, and economists expected consumers to save less and spend more

A weak outlook for earnings doesn't bode well for stocks

Oct 5, 2015

Plus: What to really expect from a 60/40 portfolio, hedge funder goes on real estate shopping spree, and Bernanke dishes on financial crisis crooks

Jackson National to offer DoubleLine smart beta fund in VAs

Oct 2, 2015

Two-year-old strategy is added to the variable annuity investments menu

Active fund managers took it on the chin in the third quarter

Oct 2, 2015

Plus: Dr. Doom sees big geopolitical risk, the Fed focuses on wages, and learn how rich folks keep their kids from becoming poor folks

Hillary Clinton's Tweet-induced biotech sell off has created buying opportunity

Oct 1, 2015

Sector already feeling wrath of nervous investors, gets second look after presidential contender's comments spark big drop

Hedge fund marketers have independent advisers in their sights

Oct 1, 2015

Plus: Hedge Clippers are going after hedge funds, commercial real estate investing opportunities, and the Dow's lousy third-quarter in perspective

Advisers pouring more money into smart beta funds

Sep 30, 2015

Reports find understanding remains scanty and strategies used don't always match goals

Emerging-market investors ran to the exits in the third quarter

Sep 30, 2015

Plus: Economists and the markets duel over interest rates, Icahn gets gloomy, and managing your portfolio for a December rate hike

Biotech beat down weighs on the markets

Sep 29, 2015

Plus: Yellen wants inflation with all her heart, financial advice from the other Buffet, and perk up for National Coffee Day

Cash rises above stocks and bonds

Sep 28, 2015

Plus: Retirees feel the real pain of real inflation, the looming government shutdown that regular folks don't care about, and Trump's hair trumps all other Halloween costumes

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