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Jeff Benjamin

Senior Columnist, Registered Investment Advisers

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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


AssetMark IPO seen as boon for financial services

Jul 18, 2019

Investors pounce, driving shares of the TAMP up 19% in first-day trading


Advisers shrug off Schwab's potential purchase of USAA brokerage

Jul 17, 2019

The reported $2 billion deal could close within a month, adding 100,000 new clients to Schwab's adviser referral program


National Holdings facing lawsuit for allegedly retaliating against whistleblower

Jul 16, 2019

Chief compliance officer claims she was fired for investigating insider trading by the company's chief executive


Advisers scramble to help retirees navigate looming Fed rate cut

Jul 15, 2019

The Fed's first interest-rate cut in a decade has advisers warning against chasing the bait of risk over safety


ESG funds hitting their stride with record-level inflows

Jul 12, 2019

Advisers and investors take notice as more funds achieve three-year track records showing solid performance


Ariel Investments promotes Mellody Hobson to co-CEO

Jul 11, 2019

Chicago-based asset manager becomes a role model for leadership diversity


Surging demand turns solar panels into the hottest summer investment

Jul 10, 2019

Tax incentives fuel sales and drive share prices up by double and triple digits


World bond index adds climate-risk screen

Jul 9, 2019

U.S. takes the biggest hit when the index of government bonds is weighted by climate risk factors


Embracing the highs and lows of cannabis investing

Jul 9, 2019

Momentum is on the side of legalization at the federal level


RIA acquisitions on record pace, despite sometimes volatile markets

Jul 8, 2019

Echelon Partners is predicting M&A activity in RIA space will be up 11% in 2019

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