Senior Markets Expert and Financial Host
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
Are You Ready for a Change of Leadership?
April 15, 2021
In this article, Senior Markets Expert and Investment U Financial Host Matt Benjamin examines the rise of small cap stocks in 2021.
Here’s Why You Should Be Optimistic
April 6, 2021
Senior Markets Expert and Financial Host Matt Benjamin examines the turnaround the economy has seen in recent months and the resulting stock market boom.
60-40 Rule of Investing: Is It Still Relevant?
March 16, 2021
The 60-40 rule of investing says you should have 60% of your portfolio in stocks or similarly high-risk assets and the remaining 40% in very safe…
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.