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
This Earnings Season Should Be Huge
October 19, 2020
Third quarter earnings season kicked off this week with a […]
Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Fear the Election Outcome
October 7, 2020
Market anxiety rises as an election approaches…
Survive AND Thrive During This Crisis
August 19, 2020
The market does a very good job of anticipating changes to the economy…
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 […]