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
A White – and Green – Christmas Ahead
December 5, 2019
These are great investing opportunities, whether you’re hoping for a white or a green Christmas…
Why Are Some Countries So Rich and Some So Poor?
November 26, 2019
Some theorists say the great global wealth divide is a cultural issue…
Win a Scholarship!
November 21, 2019
We’re taking the battle against financial illiteracy to another level…
Can Stocks Go Any Higher?
November 19, 2019
If investors continue to believe the economy is strong and that there are great opportunities in the market… then the entire market can definitely head higher.
Cannabis Plays the Long Game
November 14, 2019
Humans have been using cannabis since prehistoric times…
The Iron Triangle Holds
November 13, 2019
The usual suspects – corporations, the wealthy and investors – will pay for this…