Editor Jeff Yastine’s Contribution in the Journalism World
Jeff Yastine has been an editor at Total Wealth Insider since 2015. He has gained experience in marketing and financial journalism while in the firm for the last two decades. Jeff has contributed much in Banyan Hill Publishing hence winning many awards for his good work. He has helped many investors to understand the type of business to engage in by looking at the monetary trends.
As an editor, Jeff Yastine has interviewed the richest people in the world including Warren Buffet, Sir Richard Branson and Michael Dell among others. This has helped him understand investing techniques and opportunities underlying in the market today, thereby venturing in them. On the other hand, Jeff Yastine has helped many business people understand the risks in business and, therefore, taking caution while carrying out such ventures. Jeff has visited many countries including Cuba to report to investors about the national economy.
In 2002, Jeff he was chosen among others as an NBR journalist to win the New York award. They were excellent in the half an hour report about financial journalism that year. Again, in 2007, Jeff Yastine was nominated for the Business Emmy Award in America after his report on infrastructure, i.e., bridges and underfunded roads.
Jeff Yastine has contributed much into educating the public about cybersecurity in America and beyond. In his article ‘’Hack attacks are corporate Americas Worst Nightmare’’, he pointed out how people make profits out of it. He talks of QSR Pizza Hut being hacked in October and more than 60,000 customer’s credit cards being exposed. He advised investors to take caution as their customers might withdraw their shares as a result of low security.
Jeff Yastine goes further to caution about cybersecurity as it has worsened in time and space. He says that according to BBC, a private security was launched three years ago with the mission of creating awareness about data theft and viruses. The idea was shut by CyberKeel’s, who is the senior partner of BBC, claiming that they were safe and there was no need of more security.’ Following the recent attack, CyberKeel had nothing to say than to claim the establishment of more security company.
On the other hand, Jeff Yastine has pointed out the dangers of investing in value traps saying that investors should understand the two kinds of stocks: with value and those that have ‘’value traps’’. He gives out examples of Bruce Berkowitz who once invested 20 billion dollars in 2011 that drastically lost value to 2 billion dollars. This was a signal of poor investing plans and poor business operations.