Investing/Securities

BNY Mellon’s custody chief on how to serve crypto clients when ‘there isn’t a rulebook’

BNY Mellon’s expansion into a crypto custodian is being fueled by high customer demand, according to Caroline Butler, chief executive of Custody Services. “You’ve seen the demand for this asset class and you’ve seen it become more mainstream,” she said financial news at this year’s Sibos. “But this trusted provider remains essential for our institutional …

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This big tech stock looks way oversold. Here’s your best strategy for buying it now in this volatile market.

Amid hopes of a bear killing October, a mixed start is underway for Monday, with tech under pressure. That’s because Tesla shares tumble in the premarket after underperforming quarterly sales. Meanwhile, investors appear mildly impressed by the UK government’s efforts to quench a market conflagration it recently unleashed as another crisis looms over the health …

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Central banks drove this vital skill out of investor brains. Here’s how to relearn it.

Staying above the turmoil is easier said than done for investors these days. The calm that has settled in global markets after the Bank of England’s unprecedented intervention to support UK bonds appears to be fading, with stocks lower as risk-off sentiment builds for Thursday. It’s hard to find a major money manager who isn’t …

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Dividend yields on preferred stocks have soared. This is how to pick the best ones for your portfolio.

This year nearly every type of security has declined — bad news if you look at your portfolio’s value each day and have difficulty sleeping at night. On the other hand, it’s good news if you’re looking for income. Because the rising interest rates mean falling prices for bonds and preferred stocks. For those income-oriented …

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Weekend reads: How to manage your finances when inflation is high and interest rates keeping shooting up

Financial markets have reacted with shock to the Federal Reserve’s reiterated vow to continue tightening monetary policy to combat high inflation. According to Freddie Mac, the S&P 500 is down 10.5% in the past month and the average interest rate on a 30-year mortgage loan has risen from 6.02% to 6.29% in just one week. …

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How to get a guaranteed return of 1.3% per year above inflation

TIPS have become an increasingly attractive option for the fixed income portion of your retirement portfolio in recent months. I am, of course, referring to Treasury inflation-linked securities. They are similar to traditional Treasury bills and bonds, except their quoted yields are above the consumer price index. So real returns. Right now, 10-year TIPS are …

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Is your bank helping or hurting the planet? Here’s how to know if it’s greenwashing.

Your bank contributes to climate protection through its lending and other measures. But does your bank have a positive impact on the environment? It can be hard to know. Through their messaging, banks sometimes paint a greener picture of their climate impact than their holdings or other factors suggest, a process known as “greenwashing.” If …

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Julian Robertson on how to make money — and avoid going bankrupt — in the stock market

Julian Robertson, the billionaire founder of hedge fund Tiger Management, has died at age 90. Robertson was a value-style investor who mentored, and invested with, a new generation of money managers after he retired. He closed his fund just as the dot-com bubble was bursting at the beginning of 2000. Here are a dozen things …

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