Creative and Editorial Director, Jeff Yastine

Jeff Yastine works at Banyan Hill as a creative and editorial director. He started working with the company in 2015 after over 20 years of experience in the stock market. Jeff Yastine first got involved with stock market in 1987 when the stock market crashed. He didn’t own any stocks but the stock market crash still left him in fear and worry. This sparked his interest and curiosity of how the marketplace worked. Shortly after, he bought his first stock at Walmart. This taught him a lot about the stock market and some of the hardest rules about investing. Jeff said that patience is very important when it comes to investing because if you sell earlier than you should you might miss out on a big gain. He didn’t make a lot of money at first because it takes several years to gain a large amount. View Jeff’s profile on Linkedin.

Jeff Yastine attended the University of Florida and studied journalism. After he graduated he worked as a local television reporter in North Carolina. In 1993, he joined a Nightly Business Report which held him to seek early investment chances. It was the most-watched newscast in the world at the time with more than a million views each night. He also had the chance to interview well known people when it came to business and finances. He has interviewed Bill Gross, who founded PIMCO, Wayne Huizenga, the founder of Waste Management, and Frank Perdue, who founded Perdue Chicken. He has also interviewed Richard Thaler who was the Nobel Prize laureate of 2017. He learned a lot about the academic side of finance and marketing from this.

Jeff Yastine thinks that cyber security is a good sector to invest in because it’s improving a great deal and capitalist have invested $7.6 billion dollars to start it up. Visit:



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