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Benjamin Shepherd

Benjamin Shepherd is a recognized exchange-traded fund (ETF), mutual fund and stock expert with an extensive background analyzing time-tested funds, including their managers and strategies. Ben looks for investments that have proven themselves in both bull and bear markets. Ben also specializes in covering emerging markets, pinpointing the most dynamic investments in developing nations for market-beating growth.

Ben is an analyst for Global Income Edge and regularly contributes to Personal Finance, Investing Daily’s flagship product. 

Analyst Articles

Profiting Month-by-Month

by Benjamin Shepherd on August 22, 2016

The hardest part of making a new product is figuring out what to charge.

Don’t Catch Gold Fever

by Benjamin Shepherd on August 18, 2016

It’s not just Olympians going for the gold.

Trump v. Clinton, Tech Edition

by Benjamin Shepherd on August 8, 2016

I usually avoid discussing politics in these columns, given the odds of getting nasty emails from one side or the other (sometimes both). But it’s election time and we can’t ignore the elephant and the donkey in the room: who’ll be sitting in the White House next year. I believe there will always be money […]

Size Does Matter

by Benjamin Shepherd on August 3, 2016

For drugmakers, the best way to pick up steam is to buy smaller companies.

Tech Evolution

by Benjamin Shepherd on July 25, 2016

It takes old technology to power the new

Close Shave, Brexit Style

by Benjamin Shepherd on July 21, 2016

More British companies are targeting American businesses.

Theranos Latest Example of Tech Hype

by Benjamin Shepherd on July 11, 2016

Problems at Theranos prove one of the biggest challenges in tech investing is not buying into the hype.

Emerging Markets to the Rescue

by Benjamin Shepherd on July 7, 2016

Can you both fish and cut bait? Apparently so, because in the week following the Brexit vote investors ran to both riskier assets such as stocks, and to safer assets such as gold and bonds. So clearly the markets are too fickle at this point to make any rash decisions.In searching for some hopeful signs amidst the […]

Despite Brexit, Keep the Technology

by Benjamin Shepherd on June 27, 2016

The Brexit is roiling markets, but tech investors should stay the course.

Battle of Britain Redux

by Benjamin Shepherd on June 22, 2016

The possibility of a “Brexit” has been looming over the global markets for months, and now the big day is nearly here. While the betting markets are favoring Britain choosing to remain in the E.U., and initial polls showed “Stay” would likely win by at least a narrow margin, opinion has been shifting. More recent […]

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