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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. 

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Analyst Articles

Shooting for the Stars

by Benjamin Shepherd on August 15, 2014

This company profits as humanity pushes beyond its planetary boundaries.

A Quick Gain While the Market Sinks

by Benjamin Shepherd on August 8, 2014

Demand for lithium is rising fast, which is good news for Rockwood Holdings.

Geopolitics Is a Zero-Sum Game

by Benjamin Shepherd on July 31, 2014

Keep your nerves in check and look for the winners in any given situation.

Investors Hope for a New Brazil President

by Benjamin Shepherd on July 24, 2014

The markets see a better future for the country should challenger Aecio Neves take the election.

Don’t Buy Into the Bond Mania

by Benjamin Shepherd on July 17, 2014

That yield won’t be quite so sweet if and when the defaults occur

Can’t Afford Beef? Buy a TV!

by Benjamin Shepherd on July 11, 2014

If you dig into the components of the CPI you’ll likely be left wondering what most of the components actually have to do with daily life

Mexico: The World’s New China

by Benjamin Shepherd on July 10, 2014

In addition to lower labor costs and taxes, Mexico is winning a bigger slice of the automotive pie thanks to its relatively well-educated labor force.

Trains Soften the Real Estate Blow

by Benjamin Shepherd on July 3, 2014

Despite the important role China plays in the world economy, trying to read the Chinese economic tea leaves is a tricky proposition.

The Fed’s Dreaded Dilemma: A Weak Economy Plus Inflation

by Benjamin Shepherd on June 27, 2014

Some are saying that we’re likely to see rate increases by mid-2015. That could bring the great bond run to a grinding halt as yields rise and bond prices fall.

Always Consider the Sovereign When Investing in Foreign Countries

by Benjamin Shepherd on June 26, 2014

Argentina is now basically stuck between a rock and a hard place.

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