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Benjamin Cole

Contributing Writer

Benjamin Cole has covered Wall Street and economics since 1980, writing on-staff for US News & World Report, Investor's Business Daily and the Los Angeles Business Journal, among other publications. He has two books published by Bloomberg Press, The Pied Pipers of Wall Street and The New Investor Relations and never tires of writing about investing and the economy.

Latest Features

December 2019

The 10 Best Value Stocks to Buy for 2020

As the calendar turns to 2020, investors need to appraise the stock markets in a new light. 2019 came and went with three interest-rate cuts – not the hikes many suspected at the start of the year – ...

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October 2019

7 REITs to Buy Now for Dividend Growth

Stocks and bonds have largely rewarded market denizens since the Great Recession’s market nadir in 2009, but investors great and small may be pondering how much leg the current rally has left. Real estate ...

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June 2019

6 Apartment REITs to Buy for Steady Yields

In a world of minuscule interest rates, investors are searching far and wide for yield. But many of them don’t need to look beyond the front door – if they live in an apartment. Apartment real estate ...

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