Investing Blog

Leave the screaming debates and breathless stock reports on TV and figure out what to do with your money for the long term. Bankrate's Investing Blog serves up fresh analysis of news and trends that affect investors, plus tips and advice about investing for the future. Whether you're mystified by mutual funds, exasperated by exchange traded funds, stumped by stocks or you're just trying to find an investment professional to figure it all out for you, this blog is the place for you. See the latest posts below.
Thursday, June 23, 2016 11:56 pm
By Stephen Pounds · Bankrate.com

Voters in the United Kingdom have approved a referendum to leave the 28-nation European Union in a move that is sure to disrupt markets today and possibly longer.

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Monday, May 9, 2016 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Markets don’t like uncertainty, and a Trump win for the presidency would seem more conducive to unpredictability than a Clinton victory would.

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016 12:22 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Apple, among a group of four companies dubbed “FANG” by CNBC’s Jim Cramer, has seen its shares decline sharply after reporting its 1st drop in quarterly revenue in 13 years.

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016 9:29 am
By Stephen Pounds · Bankrate.com

Four investment advisers used the time-tested free dinner investment seminars at a Tampa restaurant to scam $3.9 million from more than a dozen investors, many of them retirees.

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Tuesday, April 5, 2016 11:31 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Investors face 2 major r risks: risk to principal and risk to purchasing power. Savers are more concerned about one, and investors are more concerned about the other.

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Tuesday, March 29, 2016 6:30 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The top 4 responses from all bracket participants were: 1. Live within your means; 2. Start saving early; 3. Rein in debt, and 4. Use credit responsibly.

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Tuesday, March 22, 2016 3:47 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Nine in 10 working Americans believe they should be investing for retirement, but only three-quarters are taking any action.

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Wednesday, March 16, 2016 9:17 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Along with financing current living expenses, taxes, insurance and staying current on loan payments, the household budget needs to allocate funds to investing for future life goals.

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Tuesday, March 8, 2016 10:37 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS) are finding a bid in the marketplace after being ignored during a period of low inflation.

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Monday, February 29, 2016 7:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

People with student debt are taking longer to find that career job that’s going to pay enough to contribute to a 401(k).

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