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

Without a doubt, the internet is easily one of the best things to ever happen for investors. Even just 15 years ago, unless you had a broker that would give you access to research reports from the major investment houses, odds are you got most of your information a day… Read More

Covisint Corp (NSDQ: COVS), which builds software that securely identifies users and allows them to connect with other systems, has become an activist investor target.One of our smart car plays, Covisint was spun off from Compuware back in 2013. Its share were priced at $10 on its IPO (initial public… Read More

Tech companies say activists are modern day pirates but at least they don’t bury their treasure. Back in the mercantilist days of the 18th century, when most goods were transported by ship over the high seas, pirates were the bane of a merchant’s existence. Marauders would appear out of nowhere… Read More

When it comes to small companies, it doesn’t take much for revenue and earnings to make big moves. That’s just what’s happened for Applied Optoelectronics (NSDQ: AAOI), whose shares have jumped more than 18% over the past few days.The company announced on Thursday that it received an order for more… Read More

[from the 8/8/2016 issue of Breakthrough Tech Weekly]FireEye (NSDQ: FEYE) tumbled after reporting another difficult quarter, which seems to be a recurring theme for the company. Second quarter revenue came in at $175 million, up 18.9% year-over-year but still well below the expected $181 million. Billings also came up short… Read More