World Food Day

Why We're Invested in Feeding the Hungry

Guest Blog by R. Jeep Bryant, executive vice president for marketing and corporate affairs at BNY Mellon

As part of BNY Mellon's global initiative to raise awareness of food security and waste, R. Jeep Bryant, executive vice president for marketing and corporate affairs, shares his thoughts on the issues. This is the first in a four-part series.

Hungry for Profit: The Ethics of Speculating on Food Prices

From wheat to cattle, sugar to hogs, food commodities have become big business. But should society be playing with its food for financial gain? 

Investing in the stock market has been likened to gambling. Of course, they are fundamentally different. Gambling is a zero-sum game; no actual value is created, the loser's money is simply given to the winner.

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