Matt Benjamin

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 ReportBloomberg 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.

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Volatility Is Here to Stay

If Trump’s trade war with China and the general fear of recession aren’t exciting enough for you, there’s also this on the horizon…

Banks Are in a Dangerous Race to Zero

More than 30 central banks around the world have cut interest rates this year…

Recession Is Coming?

Recession Is Coming. If that simple yet ominous statement reminds […]

A Father-Son Talk About Inflation

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

If you’re an investor, a Powell put may seem a nice guarantee to have. But always keep Zimbabwe in mind…