Mr. Jeff Yastine has been a member of the Banyan Hill Publishing since 2015, working as the Editorial Director. When he joined the company, he brought in a seasoned employee who had worked for about 20 previous years as a financial journalist and market investor at the Center of Financial World Events. He has since then been handed the task of editing the Total Wealth Insider. Additionally, Mr. Jeff is a weekly contributor who helps frequent investors to understand and make money out of the existing market opportunities. He is a valued asset at the Banyan Hill’s Sovereign Investor and Winning Daily as he explains economic trends as well as job opportunities to investors.
The business world has been a good school for Jeff who continues to pick up a lot of investing information and learning from the world’s most accomplished businesspersons and women such as Sir Richard Branson and Warren Buffett among many others. It is this information that helps him spot investment opportunities even in small cap growth economies and big firms turnarounds in different sectors of the economy such as agriculture and in the sale of biopharmaceuticals.
Between 1994 and 2010, Jeff Yastine was working as the Financial Correspondent and Anchor at the PBS Nightly Business Report. His job was incredible as he helped caution people about the real estate crisis and the unmanageable rise of the dot com bubble, which was at the start to middle of the 2000s. Jeff also reported on other major national events including the Deepwater Horizon oil spill that transpired in 2010, the role of foreign investors in Cuba in 1994 and 2003, and the financial effect of the 2005 Hurricane Katrina. He also reported about the impact of foreign automakers who were building new manufacturing factories in 1999 in the Panama Canal and the Southeastern United States.
In 2007, Jeff Yastine was honored with a nomination for the Emmy Award for Business and Financial Reporting. This was following his investigation and reporting about how poor the American infrastructure was. This included roads, dams and bridges. His other major achievement was being a part of the NBR journalists who were the winners of the 2002 New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants’ Excellence in Financial Journalism Award. The team produced a half-hour special report about America’s bond market. Currently, Jeff writes through platforms such as StockTwits on various topics such as the recent one on “How to Avoid the Dangers of Investing in Value Traps.”