The muni bond market looks good.  How to add them to your portfolio

The muni bond market looks good. How to add them to your portfolio

Recent market turbulence has investors looking for income. For some, municipal bonds may be the solution. The muni market has taken a beating this year, with net weekly inflows into muni mutual funds and exchange-traded funds negative for most of 2022, according to Refinitiv Lipper data. However, their returns and tax benefits can make them…

The biggest concern of high net worth, super rich investors in Asia Pacific

The biggest concern of high net worth, super rich investors in Asia Pacific

Singapore has become a center for private equity in Asia. Roslan Rahman | AFP | Getty Images Ultra-wealthy investors in Asia-Pacific are moving away from the wait-and-see approach they took at the start of the pandemic as concerns about market volatility emerged, a new survey by Swiss private bank Lombard Odier showed. A survey of…

How much money do you need in an emergency fund at each stage of your career?

How much money do you need in an emergency fund at each stage of your career?

Nirunya Juntoomma | Warehouse | Getty Images If you’re feeling uncertain amid stock market volatility, high inflation, and rising interest rates, you may be wondering how much cash you really need to have on hand. But the right amount to have in your emergency fund depends on your family’s situation and needs, financial experts say….

Despite recession fears, most investors haven’t moved 401(k) assets

Despite recession fears, most investors haven’t moved 401(k) assets

Walrus Pictures | E+ | Getty Images Many investors fear a recession is coming amid rising interest rates, high inflation and stock market volatility. But most haven’t changed their portfolios, according to research by Fidelity Investments. Only 5% of 401(k) and 403(b) investors moved their asset allocation during the second quarter of 2022, message foundslightly…

Market jump after Fed hike is ‘trap’, Morgan Stanley warns investors

Market jump after Fed hike is ‘trap’, Morgan Stanley warns investors

Morgan Stanley is urging investors not to put their money in stocks despite the market rally following the Fed’s decision. Mike Wilson, the company’s chief U.S. equity strategist and chief investment officer, said he believes Wall Street’s excitement over the idea that interest rate hikes may slow sooner than expected is premature and problematic. “The…