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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

The OECD Comes Around to Our Way of Thinking

by Benjamin Shepherd on November 25, 2015

We’re thankful we made good calls this year.

Why We Don’t Own Energy Stocks Now

by Benjamin Shepherd on November 13, 2015

With prices low and inventory high, the sector lacks the dividend pricing power we look for.

Trade Agreement Should Boost Our Portfolios

by Benjamin Shepherd on November 5, 2015

The Trans Pacific Partnership will help with patents and expansion into new countries. 

Fixed Returns from Fixed Assets

by Benjamin Shepherd on October 29, 2015

While no company is recession-proof, infrastructure-heavy ones tend to fare better in tough times.

Opting for European Dividends

by Benjamin Shepherd on October 22, 2015

European companies are still showing a clear preference for boosting payouts.

Cashing In On the TPP

by Benjamin Shepherd on October 8, 2015

While the Trans Pacific Partnership isn’t going to radically change the world, it opens up a number of opportunities.

Easy Money in Europe Helps Stocks

by Benjamin Shepherd on October 2, 2015

The region’s markets are doing better than the U.S. market, despite deflation worries. 

Foreign Bonds Still No Bargain

by Benjamin Shepherd on September 17, 2015

Today’s rate decision doesn’t make international bonds more attractive.

Rethinking Mexican Stocks

by Benjamin Shepherd on September 10, 2015

Look past drug cartels to low inflation and thriving businesses.

The Fed-Asia Connection

by Benjamin Shepherd on September 3, 2015

We won’t get much peace until our central bank makes a move.

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