Senior Macroeconomic Analyst
Matt has worked as an editorial consultant to the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the Economist Intelligence Unit and other global macro-institutions. He wrote about markets and economics for U.S. News & World Report, Bloomberg News and Investor’s Business Daily, among other publications. He also worked for several years as head of political economy for a Financial Times-owned macroeconomic consulting firm, advising hedge funds around the world. Matt’s claim to fame is that he’s interviewed two U.S. presidents and has spoken with five Federal Reserve Chairs from Paul Volcker through Jerome Powell. Matt also served as The Oxford Club’s Editorial Director for two years.
Articles by Matt Benjamin
New Investors Are Asking, Why Did GameStop Stock Rise?
January 28, 2021
New investors are asking, why did GameStop stock rise so heavily. This major shakeup is making headlines across the United States.
Markets Anticipate a Wild Election Month
November 2, 2020
If you’re concerned about election-related volatility, you’re not alone.
Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Fear the Election Outcome
October 7, 2020
Market anxiety rises as an election approaches…
A Building IPO Wave
July 1, 2020
IPOs have rebounded strongly since the spring lull, and a wave seems to be building. There were 18 filings in May and another 28 in June.