The name Jeff Yastine is a prominent one especially in the world of financial reporting. He has managed to make a name for himself primarily as an economic and business anchor/correspondent at PBS Nightly Business Report between 1994 and 2010, which played a very significant role in curving a future for him in the financial world.
And apart from being knowledgeable as far as money matters go, Mr. Yastine has also been praised for his eloquence, which has in turn given him a legion of followers over the years. He is the editorial director of banyan hill publishing, a job that he is doing impeccably well.
Today, Jeff Yastine works at Banyan Hill’s like a weekly contributor to two shows – the Winning Investor Daily and The Sovereign Investor Daily. In these two programs, Mr. Yastine uses he vast knowledge to educate both prominent as well as young investors on potential investment opportunities and how to go about carrying it out overboard.
Before Jeff Yastine shot to prominence, he had to work hard to earn that spot. He has managed to interview the investment secrets of some of the most powerful investors the world has ever seen. Some of the prominent people that Jeff Yastine has managed to interview include Warren Buffett, Sir. Richard Branson and Michael Dell just to mention a few.
And apart from reporting about the financial impacts that specific notable events had in the country. Quite notably, he talked about Hurricane Katrina that happened in 2005 and how it affected the economy in a significant way. He also went to cover the financial effects of the infamous Deepwater Horizon oil spill that happened in 2010. And needless to say, referring to such historical events have also propelled Jeff Yastine as a household name over the years.
As a result of his hard work and unwavering focus, Jeff Yastine has managed to bag a couple of accolades, including the prestigious 2007 Emmy Award for his exhaustive and perfect reporting on the underfunded system of roads and other transport infrastructure including bridges and railroads.
In 2002, he and a team of NBR Journalists (a group he was a bona fide member of) scooped the prestigious New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants Excellence in Financial Journalism Award. The latter was because of their impeccably accurate reporting on the nations bond market that pulled off the curtain on this matter.