Yastin is not a regular editor at Banyan Hull Publishing; he is a seasoned journalist and an experienced investor in stock markets. Before joining Banyan, he had worked for over 20 years as a reporter and as a specialist in stock market investment. At Banyan, he is the editor of Total Wealth Insider. When he joined Banyan in 2015, he worked as the editorial director. As a journalist, he specialized in financial journalism relating to top world financial reports. Jeff is a weekly contributor to Banyan Hill Sovereign Investor Daily and the Winning Investor Daily.
Jeff has helped investors get a deeper understanding of profitable business opportunities, economic patterns, and monetary trends. While working at PBS as an anchor of the Nightly Business Report, Jeff was nominated for the Emmy award. He interviewed many, and through the interviews, he learned many investing secrets from the most successful persons in the world. Among the people he interviewed during his time at PBS include Warren Buffet, Sir Richard Branson, and Michael Dell among other top figures in the financial markets. He worked at PBS from 1994 to 2010.
With his well informed and well-researched reports, he helped many investors identify profitable opportunities in the agricultural sector, pharmaceutical and in the stock investment arenas. He particularly warned real estate investors to get through the severe crisis that came with the dot-com bubble in 2008.
Apart from working as a financial and stock market journalist, Jeff was a key person in major national events. Some of the events which he covered include; the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the influence of foreign automakers as they set up new manufacturing plants in the Southeastern US region and the financial effects of hurricane Catrina in 2005. He also covered the historic handover of the Panama Canal that happened in 1999. He has been to Cuba two time; in 1994 and 2003. In both cases, he reported on the role of foreign investors in Cuba’s economy.
In 2007, Jeff was nominated for a Business Emmy Award when he reported on America’s Underfunded system of public infrastructure such as roads and bridges among others. In 2002, he won the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants’ Excellence in Financial Journalism Award together with other NBR journalists.
Today, Jeff has published several articles addressing financial matters in the current society. Some of the pieces include; ‘Buy This Navy SEAL-Approved Investment’ and another one titled ‘When This Happens, Start Panicking. He has continued to enlighten people on different financial matters.