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Jeff Benjamin

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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

Will product pricing pressures carry over to advisory fees?

Nov 30, 2016

While passive investing and the DOL fiduciary rule have contributed to investors' cost sensitivity, the advice industry has managed to stay outside the fray — so far

Milwaukee-based advisory firm managing $344 million joins Ameriprise from Morgan Stanley

Nov 29, 2016

Founders of The Filla Latzke Group pull stakes

Ed Jones adviser predicted Trump's electoral vote tally — two weeks before the election

Nov 21, 2016

Broker won Wall Street Journal contest with his estimate of 306 votes for the Donald

JPMorgan settles China hiring charges for $264 million

Nov 18, 2016

Plus: The Fed hints yet again, Wunderlich Securities brings in $500M, and Credit Suisse shutters leveraged/inverse oil ETNs

Alternative strategies fight index investors while longing for a 'black swan' event

Nov 17, 2016

Analysts, advisers struggle with when, where and why to use alts

Investors push the limits of a post-election rally for bank stocks

Nov 17, 2016

Plus: The odds of a December rate hike are high, Bill Gross unloads on Donald Trump, and next year could be good for stocks

When talking to clients about alternative investments, keep it simple: experts

Nov 16, 2016

Also remind clients that performance is “manager-dependent instead of market-dependent,” says Blackstone's Avi Sharon.

The idea of a President-elect Trump has sent the global bond market into a tizzy

Nov 16, 2016

Plus: ETF investors fueled last week's rally, what industries will do what under President Trump, and United Airlines sets a new low for air-travel inconvenience

The Federal Reserve meets Donald Trump

Nov 15, 2016

Plus: The Obama administration fast-tracks banking regs, active managers feel pain in the bottom line, and embracing a little humility

Advisers should embrace goals-based investing, says Tangent Capital's Bob Rice

Nov 15, 2016

The firm's chief investment strategist says traditional investing strategies like the 60-40 portfolio are outdated and risky

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