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.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 4:58 pm
By Stephen Pounds · Bankrate.com

Brexit is casting a shadow over a trade pact the U.S. and EU have been negotiating for 3 years.

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Friday, July 15, 2016 4:53 pm
By Jill Cornfield · Bankrate.com

Nike’s coveted sneakers may have lost their value as an investment.

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Friday, July 15, 2016 11:07 am
By Stephen Pounds · Bankrate.com

Republican presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump has announced his choice for vice-presidential running mate: Indiana Gov. Mike Pence.

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Friday, July 8, 2016 5:52 pm
By Stephen Pounds · Bankrate.com

The stock market embraced a strong jobs report to break through its Brexit funk and close at new highs.

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Friday, July 8, 2016 10:26 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Employers added a stunning number of jobs to their payrolls in June, but unemployment rose.

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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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