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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

Bill Clinton loses points for building that budget surplus

Jan 30, 2015

Plus: Big Oil starts to crumble, St. Louis scrambles to keep the Rams in town, and biology meets personal finance

NAPFA compensation committee member says AUM fees for cash raise conflicts

Jan 29, 2015

Advisers might be incentivized to move clients into cash to bolster their fee

Younger generations going all in with 401(k) contributions

Jan 29, 2015

Plus: The ABCs of a hot REIT market, biotech stocks under the microscope, and something you might have in common with Bill Gates

What Obama's attempt to tax 529 plans says about the safety of Roth IRA assets

Jan 28, 2015

Changes could spark revolt, but 'when Congress needs dollars, they're going to get them,' one adviser says

The latest CFA test scores send 56% back to square one

Jan 28, 2015

Plus: Obama turns tail on 529 tax plan, Gundlach dishes on his own bad trades, and chicken wings might be the best Super Bowl investment

Russia is starting to look like an investment opportunity

Jan 27, 2015

Plus: Hedge funds are still shorting oil, will the big snowstorm close the financial markets, and how to pick the right IRA for your clients

Enjoy the Super Bowl ads, but don't buy the stock

Jan 26, 2015

Generally, there's no connection between an advertiser shelling out millions for a 30-second commercial and the company's stock price

Global bankers are painting the Fed into a corner

Jan 26, 2015

Plus: Greeks vote to kick the can down the road, Obama's tax grab looks like a blueprint for the future, and a billionaire tells American's to spend less money

The next thing to worry about: Investor overconfidence

Jan 23, 2015

Plus: If oil drops to $30 look out below, not all hedge fund workers are rich, and what the IRS is looking for now

Hedge fund managers testing the social media waters

Jan 22, 2015

Lifted advertising ban and pressure from liquid alts drive secretive managers into the open

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