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Spencer Israel

Benzinga Editor

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Spencer is the producer of PreMarket Prep, doing all the behind-the-scenes work necessary to make sure the show runs smoothly. He also oversees all of Benzinga's sponsored content relationships. Spencer has a background in media, graduating from the University of Maryland with a degree in journalism. His previous stops include time at USA Today, Sports Illustrated, The Baltimore Sun, and the MLB Network, where he held various roles across multiple platforms in the media industry. Spencer moved to Detroit to join Benzinga in September 2015 after spending the first 24 years of his life on the east coast.
January 22, 2021 9:44 AM
2020 will go down as a banner year for esports.  In terms of engagement, time spent watching esports on platforms like Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ: AM ...
January 22, 2021 8:53 AM
It was a historic year for investors—both good and bad, depending on the market and industry.  Trading activity spiked dramatically on OTC ...
January 06, 2021 1:18 PM
At the start of 2010, e-commerce accounted for just 4.2% of total retail purchases in the U.S according to the Federal Reserve. By the end of 2019, th ...
December 31, 2020 2:22 PM
It's been an unimaginably strange year across the board.  At PreMarket Prep, we decided to look back at some of our best moments of the year. ...
December 21, 2020 10:06 AM
Market data is the lifeblood of Wall Street. It’s what keeps the market’s various participants—traders, broker-dealers, market maker ...
December 18, 2020 12:20 PM
Trading activity on OTC Markets spiked hard in November, reflecting the frenzied state of markets as investors reacted to the Presidential election an ...
December 15, 2020 11:55 AM
In the season 2 premiere of That Makes Cents, an eMoney Advisor podcast powered by Benzinga, Benzinga’s Spencer Israel speaks with Val Rivera, s ...
December 15, 2020 10:16 AM
Historically, new product launches have been the sun around which the gaming industry operates.  Take the last console cycle in 2013. Launched da ...
December 11, 2020 11:41 AM
Despite the pandemic, consumers are continuing to buy athleisure apparel. On Thursday, Lululemon Athletica Inc (NASDAQ: LULU) reported same-store sale ...
December 10, 2020 3:26 PM
Due to the uncertainty that COVID-19 was going to have on the global economy in general, and crude oil specifically, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) fro ...
December 10, 2020 10:00 AM
Prior to March, traders who wanted to go long or short gold miners with 3x leverage had a number of options.  But in the midst of the market vola ...
December 08, 2020 10:05 AM
The price of gold spot hit an all-time high in August 2020, as did the SPDR Gold Trust (NYSE: GLD). Meanwhile, the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYS ...
December 02, 2020 3:09 PM
DocuSign (NASDAQ: DOCU) is due to report earnings for the September quarter on Thursday after the closing bell. The stock is up 191% this year as the ...
December 02, 2020 2:57 PM
Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is due to report earnings for the September quarter on Thursday before the opening bell. The stock is up 40% this year and i ...