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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

These days, running for president means talking tough about Wall Street reform

Feb 5, 2016

Plus: Negative interest rates could spread, the long list of famous Madoff victims, and get ready to laugh at the Super Bowl ads

Muni bond funds providing shelter from global market mayhem

Feb 4, 2016

Declining number of bonds drives total returns higher

Pershing moves COO Lisa Dolly into CEO role, as Ron DeCicco retires

Feb 4, 2016

DeCicco will serve as executive adviser for a year

Wall Street money flows toward Marco Rubio, Hillary Clinton

Feb 4, 2016

Plus: Hedge fund cites liquidity concerns in shutting down, another call for higher oil prices, and the Super Bowl is a drone-free zone

Fine-tuning the emerging markets

Feb 3, 2016

Fund industry pushes more specialized access, strategies

Putting ETF liquidity concerns in perspective

Feb 3, 2016

Plus: 70 is the optimal age for retiring, upending high-frequency trading, and some states are already in recession

SEC wraps up case against 'no-show' adviser Dawn J. Bennett

Feb 2, 2016

Plus: Raymond James' Jeffrey Saut says the stock market has bottomed out, the Fed's monetary policy gets fuzzier, and T. Boone Pickens makes another bullish call on oil prices

Putting negative interest rates in perspective

Feb 1, 2016

Plus: Venture capitalists are spreading their wings, start with the most basic financial plan, and Bernie Sanders want you (to pay more taxes)

Market volatility has some advisers tactically buying stocks

Feb 1, 2016

Factoring in Fed policy, cheap oil, and living with volatility

Short sellers are licking their chops in this market

Jan 29, 2016

Plus: Bracing for energy-sector bankruptcies, cigarette sales as an economic indicator, and Karl Marx is the most popular economist on campus these days

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