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
Banks Are in a Dangerous Race to Zero
August 28, 2019
More than 30 central banks around the world have cut interest rates this year…
Recession Is Coming?
August 21, 2019
Recession Is Coming. If that simple yet ominous statement reminds […]
A Father-Son Talk About Inflation
July 25, 2019
Today I learned something new – or perhaps was reminded of something I forgot…
The Fed’s Decisions May Bring an Extended Bull Market… or Zimbabwe
June 12, 2019
If you’re an investor, a Powell put may seem a nice guarantee to have. But always keep Zimbabwe in mind…