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Jim Probasco

Benzinga Staff Writer

About

I'm a freelance writer and editor with more than 22 years' experience writing for print, Internet, radio and television. I have a wide and varied background, writing-wise from comedy, to music, to business and finance. Currently I write mostly business and finance related content on a variety of topics. I enjoy seeking out the "story behind the story" - the things that move stock, motivate buyers and sellers - and help make the world of commerce work. When I am not writing, I fish. I also enjoy hiking, reading, and playing my trombone. But mostly I fish. You can contact me by email: jprobasco61@gmail.com or Twitter: @jrpro62
June 18, 2015 1:41 PM
According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), a minimum wage worker in the U.S. would have to work 50 hours a week ...
June 17, 2015 3:39 PM
Since November 2012, TraderMinute has been running trading “challenges” every four months with the goal of giving members the tools to f ...
June 12, 2015 4:23 PM
Jeff Schmidt, CEO and founder of JAS Global Advisors, the company that discovered JASBUG, says three types of hackers are responsible for the majori ...
June 11, 2015 4:28 PM
Mechanochemistry involves a chemical reaction that does not utilize solvents. Since solvents can be both toxic and costly, mechanochemistry promis ...
June 11, 2015 1:46 PM
Replication strategy as it pertains to investing is a growing phenomenon. When it comes to hedge fund replication, Maz Jadallah, CEO of AlphaClone ...
June 11, 2015 10:47 AM
Saleem S. Khatri, CEO of collaborative investing network, Instavest, spoke with Benzinga about the company he co-founded. This Y Combinator-backed ...
June 09, 2015 3:27 PM
An investor who wants to take a tactical approach to investing in cybersecurity has two options – buy individual stocks or check out a company ...
June 09, 2015 1:28 PM
Bluestone Capital Management’s Bluestone Financial Institutions Fund is a directional, long-short hedge fund focused on publicly traded micro- ...
June 05, 2015 3:22 PM
Igor Gonta has long believed in the "wisdom of the crowd," a concept based on the accuracy of the average opinion of a diverse group of pe ...
June 04, 2015 3:11 PM
It’s been nearly two months since revolutionary investing platform, HedgeCoVest, then in beta, was crowned overall winner at the Benzinga FinT ...
June 04, 2015 1:20 PM
DarcMatter is an online platform designed to democratize access to alternative investments. Benzinga spoke with DarcMatter CEO and founder Sang H. ...
June 02, 2015 1:24 PM
Political intelligence website GovBrain uses an automated process to analyze political "events," then ties them to a ticker symbol as a wa ...
June 01, 2015 12:30 PM
Home, business and institutional security are changing. Technology is playing a much bigger role and manufacturers are providing new services to mee ...
May 29, 2015 11:22 AM
“So, real simple, it's kind of like a decathlon of three events,” said YieldShares founder and CEO Christian Magoon, discussing the ...