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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

When investing in emerging-markets economies, stock picking beats indexed exposure

May 24, 2015

Investing in specific companies is the best approach, but it entails more risk

Inflation report boosts odds of September rate hike

May 22, 2015

Rise in consumer prices gives the Fed another reason to act this year

Tim Geithner spills the beans on how he navigated the financial crisis

May 22, 2015

Plus: The right way to invest in art, stocks loved by hedge funds, and the dumb predictions by smart people

Wirehouses raise clients' exposure to alternatives, but reps still just dabbling

May 21, 2015

The 5-10% allocation most advisers are using is not enough to manage risk

Phony adviser convicted for conning a real adviser out of $11.3 million

May 21, 2015

Plus: Department of Justice bares its fangs, Japanese economy has a pulse, and a bittersweet farewell to Letterman

A portfolio strategy that goes all in for alts to dial down market risk

May 20, 2015

Altegris founder launches new model likely to draw naysayers (who will be singing a different tune when the market corrects)

George Soros pitches a currency move to prevent a third world war

May 20, 2015

Plus: Which pin will burst the bond bubble, Greece is running out of time, and six steps to prep for retirement

Saving for retirement should be advisers' top priority: Wharton's Marston

May 19, 2015

Finance prof says advisers not getting message of the value of delaying Social Security until 66 across to clients

Goldman Sachs says the bull market is getting long in the tooth

May 19, 2015

Plus: The Fed's own version of Deflategate, oil price rally stalls, and Wall Street from a different angle

Mutual fund companies blend into unwashed mass for consumers

May 18, 2015

In 'grave strategic error,' managers have allowed products to be commoditized, report finds, but not all firms suffering

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