Jeff Yastine has worked as an Editorial Director at Banyan Hill Publishing from 2015. Before Banyan Hill, he worked as a financial journalist and an investor in the stock market. With the experience he has in the financial world, spanning over twenty years, he took up a role as the editor of Total Wealth Insider. On this platform, Jeff engages his readers and helps potential investors understand the business world, take cognizance of the trends in the market and investments that would guarantee the highest profits.
Besides Total Wealth Insider, Jeff also writes weekly articles that appear in Winning Investor Daily and Sovereign Investor Daily, both publications of Banyan Hill. His insights in these articles are valuable to those seeking to understand the opportunities and threats in the market before concluding on a particular investment.
Jeff is a former correspondent at PBS Nightly Business Report, a position he held until 2010. In 2007, he bagged an Emmy Award nomination as an anchor for an investigation on the lousy state of infrastructure in the U.S. while on this job, he got the opportunity to meet and interact with prominent and successful entrepreneurs like Sir Richard Branson, Warren Buffett among others. By interviewing many these investment gurus, Jeff learned the secrets to successful investing. As a reporter, Jeff discovered many investment prospects in the stock market and also influenced significant corporation turnarounds. His reporting also covered big stories like the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the 1999 handing over of the Panama Canal. After the 2005 Hurricane Katrina, Jeff did a piece on the financial impacts of the calamity. In the mid-2000s, Jeff warned investors of the impending crisis in the real estate industry. He also reported on the unsustainability of the rise in the late 1990s dot-com bubble, and with this helped many investors. Jeff Yastine has also been to Cuba twice, reporting on the impact of foreign investors on Cuba’s economy. In 2002, he was among journalists who won an award for a report they did on the bond market for NBR.
Recent articles featured in the Total Wealth Insider address several issues in the financial world. For instance, A piece titled, The Dangers of Investing in Value Traps, warns potential investors about only looking for value in individual stocks. Such articles offer the much-needed advice to investors so that they get value for their money in the end. The journal has also featured articles that provide information on cybersecurity, which is a significant threat to businesses today.