Chris Bennett

Index Investment Strategy

Chris Bennett is Director, Index Investment Strategy, at S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI). He provides research and commentary on the entire S&P DJI product set, including U.S. and global equities, commodities, fixed income, and economic indices.

Chris was previously part of S&P DJI from 2014-2016 as Senior Analyst, Index Investment Strategy. Prior to returning to S&P DJI, Chris was Manager, Corporate Strategy, at S&P Global, where he developed and supported enterprise-wide strategic initiatives driven by external market forces and internal opportunities for operational improvements. Before joining S&P Global, Chris was part of the Finance Leadership Development Program at Prudential Financial.

Chris attended Seton Hall University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in finance and information technology management, graduating magna cum laude. Chris is a CFA charterholder and a member of the Habitat for Humanity New York City Leadership Council.

Author Archives: Chris Bennett

Consistency is Bliss

Following three consecutive weeks of declines for the S&P 500®, pundits are asserting that investors have more to fear than simply the Ides of March.  As of the market close on Friday the 13th, the S&P 500 had declined 3% in March on a total return basis. Defensive strategies can provide some protection from market Read more […]

Shelter from the Storm

Like many in the northern hemisphere, the S&P 500® felt a bit blue in January.  With the traditional winter frost came winds of volatility, which, like many of our holiday guests, overstayed their welcome.  On a total return basis, the S&P 500 declined 3% in January, as market volatility from the fall of 2014 lingered Read more […]