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
Don’t Fight the Fed – Profit From It!
July 8, 2020
From Baltimore – Don’t fight the Fed. As an investor […]
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.
The Fed’s Acting Like a Helicopter Parent
June 17, 2020
From Baltimore – The Federal Reserve saved me a bunch […]
A Goldilocks Market for Short-Term Traders
May 13, 2020
Certain trading and investing strategies lend themselves to certain environments.
Throw Out the CAPE
April 29, 2020
Now might be a good time for investors to disregard a well-regarded stock market valuation measure…
A Massive Post-Pandemic Opportunity
April 22, 2020
Major global events like wars and epidemics change things, sometimes dramatically.