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Jeff Benjamin

Senior Columnist

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

In contrast to wages, real estate prices are hitting the roof

Mar 27, 2015

Plus: Fed preps for the unfamiliar waters of a rate hike, biotech looks to be correcting, and find out which rock star investor you represent

What advisers need to know about bond fund duration ahead of an interest rate increase

Mar 26, 2015

The risk-management tool is a Catch-22 for fixed income investors who need to think big picture

Stocks are looking more wobbly by the day

Mar 26, 2015

Plus: Buffett's big ketchup investment, active management requires latitude, and have you ever wanted to invest in a racehorse?

Can the REIT run weather a rate hike?

Mar 25, 2015

Plus: Bitcoins are back, a hedge fund dot-to-dot, and global warming fans spin the latest data

The surging dollar could crush unhedged global mutual funds

Mar 24, 2015

Simple ways to remove the currency risk are available but advisers need to find — and understand — them

IndexIQ plans two ETFs to give advisers more exposure to hedge fund strategies

Mar 24, 2015

New products will add to existing lineup, allowing investors to custom build alt portfolios

Where to invest during the run-up to the presidential election

Mar 24, 2015

Plus: Silver looks like a buy, empty nesters should save like the nest isn't empty yet, and something called LiquiGlide is going to make live a little easier

The looming threat of an increasingly powerful dollar

Mar 23, 2015

Cheap oil starts to take down sectors, financial advice created by Silicon Valley, and consumers have become averse to debt

Highland Capital ramps up liquid alternative strategy push

Mar 20, 2015

Catching the wave of the fast-growing category, asset manager plans to launch new platform for alts

HSBC says the dollar's powerful days are numbered

Mar 20, 2015

Plus: If you're a female portfolio manager in Pakistan, even a solid track record won't get you out of laundry and shopping duties, a reporter's-eye view tells a different story of Fed-speak, and financial titans take on the NCAA tournament

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