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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

Gold not getting boost from investors seeking safe haven from Greek crisis

Jul 2, 2015

The precious metal stays in trading range as Greece lives on the edge of default due to tepid inflation, muted demand for gold from China and a strong U.S. dollar

Bond math is about to inflict some real pain on fixed-income investors

Jul 2, 2015

Plus: Airlines get stung in alleged price-fixing racket, PA adviser charged by SEC, and bottled water is profitable and politically incorrect at the same time

Crazy as it might sound, the new all-in bet is going long on Greek stocks

Jul 1, 2015

Plus: Junk bonds are the least junky bonds this year, oil ramps up for another bull run, and the smart financial move is to put off marriage until you're older

Jeffrey Gundlach is riding out the Greek storm in Treasuries

Jun 30, 2015

Plus: Gold shines as Greece falters, homebuyers step up to summer, and look before you leap into a 401(k) loan

Greek capital controls send ripples across global financial markets

Jun 29, 2015

Plus: Five things you need to know about the Greek meltdown, Jim Rogers sees buying opportunities, and how much you should be worried about the June 30 'leap second'

What lies ahead for the market in the second half of the year

Jun 26, 2015

Six investment experts discuss where the markets could be headed for the rest of 2015

Pimco executives say they've adapted to life after Bill Gross

Jun 26, 2015

The asset manager's main areas of focus are addressing global demand for income, positioning core bond portfolios for a steeper yield curve and building out its alternative and enhanced equity products

No one can agree on the stock market's valuation

Jun 26, 2015

Plus: Buckle up, it could get bumpy; why Wall Street's women are stuck in the middle, a best state list to read, and a Social Security problem

Morningstar unveils active vs. passive performance comparison tool

Jun 25, 2015

At its annual conference, Morningstar rolled out the Active/Passive Barometer, a tool that compares the performance of actively managed mutual funds net of fees to comparable passive products

Goldman's Cohn: Dream on if you think the Fed is hiking rates in September

Jun 25, 2015

Plus: More proof that most investors make lousy investment decisions, the buzz over Fitbit IPO, and Hank Greenberg goes to Cuba for business

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