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Jeff Benjamin

Senior Columnist, Registered Investment Advisers

Jeff Benjaminhttps://www.investmentnews.com/apps/pbcsi.dll/persbilde?Avis=CI&ID=JBENJAMIN&maxw=220&cci_ts=20191022032453

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


Uncovering yield in emerging markets not for the faint of heart

Oct 18, 2019

Katherine Renfrew talks about balancing risk and reward while going off the beaten path

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Ken Fisher's son defends his father on LinkedIn

Oct 17, 2019

Nathan Fisher said his dad is 'wired differently' but meant no harm with off-color comments


Fisher Investments launches diversity task force

Oct 11, 2019

In wake of sexist and crude comments made by billionaire Ken Fisher, some large clients of RIA reevaluate their dealings with the firm

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How free trading threatens the RIA business model

Oct 10, 2019

As brokerages stop charging commissions, financial advice looks like a logical new source of revenue


Ken Fisher's crude comments drag Tiburon CEO Summit into the mud

Oct 9, 2019

Social media flares up over sexist and inappropriate remarks during fireside chat

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Green bond market just getting started

Oct 5, 2019

ESG bond funds provide a new channel of investing for socially conscious clients

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Price-pressure trend shines new light on RIA-custodian relationships

Oct 4, 2019

Tighter margins for custodians call into question RIAs riding for free


ETrade follows Schwab, TD, and cuts commissions to zero

Oct 2, 2019

Its decision follows a day of hints on social media that such a move was imminent


ETrade hints at commission cuts on social media

Oct 2, 2019

Brokerage responds to Twitter calls for fee cuts with promises of 'more details coming soon'


Traders punish Schwab, TD, ETrade for move away from commissions

Oct 1, 2019

The market sees Schwab's announcement of commission-free trading as a direct hit to revenues

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