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Jeff Benjamin

Senior Columnist

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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

As robo-advice spreads, so should the caution warnings

Nov 25, 2015

Plus: Navigating your next industry conference, the useless political bluster around corporate inversions, and being thankful that Thanksgiving costs about the same as it did last year

Mutual fund outflows add to the pain of capital gains distributions

Nov 24, 2015

Even without selling shares of a fund, investors can incur capital gains taxes triggered by security sales within the fund. Another nail in the coffin of actively managed funds?

SEC taking deep dive into role of ETFs in Aug. 24 market drop

Nov 24, 2015

Plus: It's all about inflation now, still far to go for commodities, a little market timing to boost stocks and what your part of America eats on Thanksgiving

S&P's global financial literacy test is out

Nov 23, 2015

Plus: Who would buy AIG assets, a big crowdfunding deal on tap, fighting terrorism with markets and turkey prices

Blending Mars, Venus can energize a fund

Nov 22, 2015

Appears that mixed-gender portfolio management teams tend to generate better performance

How to avoid becoming a tax scam victim

Nov 20, 2015

Plus: Square's big IPO, Wall Street giants hire ex-CFPB staffers, how a growth fund manager copes and hello Fort Worth

December looking more likely for Fed rate hike

Nov 19, 2015

Plus: Top Morningstar bond funds, the Big Board eliminates orders blamed for Aug. 24 chaos, BlackRock shuts hedge fund and CalPERS lowers investment return expectations

Pimco loses another crown, this one for emerging markets bonds

Nov 18, 2015

Plus: Don't get too excited about stock buybacks, how to invest in the fight against terrorism and sayonara frequent flier miles

Gold goes on a safe-haven rally in the wake of Paris attacks

Nov 17, 2015

Plus: Hillary's Wall Street backers have got her back, active vs. passive redux, and neon turkeys to get you in the holiday mood

Investors pause but look past Paris attacks, keeping eye on the Fed

Nov 16, 2015

'We already knew there are maniacs who want to kill innocent people,' Commonwealth Financial Network CIO says

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