Jeff Yastine serves as an Editorial Director of Banyan Hill Publishing. He has extensive experience in financial journalism. He joined the business publishing group in 2015. He also serves as the editor of Total Wealth Insider, a financial publication with a strong focus on alternative investment opportunities. He contributes to several journals at Banyan Hill. Some of these include Sovereign Investor Daily as well as Winning Investor Daily.
Jeff Yastine has had a sterling career as a financial journalist. He came to the spotlight as the anchor and Senior Correspondent for Nightly Business Report, a financial television program distributed to public television by the PBS network in the US and CNBC in Europe. The position earned him an Emmy nomination in 2007. The business award nomination recognized his contribution in creating awareness about the US’ underfunded public infrastructure.
The show also enabled him to interview world financial heavyweights such as Warren Buffet and Richard Branson among numerous others. He mastered his trade by working with the best in the industry. He spent more than fifteen years with the television network up to the end of 2010. He is proficient in a diverse range of sectors such as cybersecurity, retail, biopharmaceuticals, and the agricultural segment among others.
He is on record warning investors about the dot-com bubble years before it hit. Some of his notable assignments include covering BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill saga in 2010, Hurricane Katrina and the economic struggles it brought in 2005, the Panama Canal handover in 1999 and the effects of foreign investments in Cuba. In 2002, he won the Excellence in Financial Journalism Award, a recognition by the New York Society of Certified Public Accountants.
He also publishes his views on numerous online financial publications and blogs such as Seeking Alpha and TalkMarkets among multiple others. Before joining Banyan Hill Publishing, Jeff Yastine worked for Newsmax Media as the Director of Financial Newsletters. The firm publishes numerous digital journals and is based in Florida.
Just before this, he worked as an Editorial Director of The Oxford Club, a part of The Agora group of companies. He was responsible for two membership-based financial journals until 2013.
Jeff Yastine graduated from the University of Florida in 1986 with a degree in electronic journalism. He is a top-rated journalist and a captivating storyteller. He is at home giving business and financial analysis as well as economic trends through the eyes of the story-makers including regular folk, business leaders, and investors.