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.
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 5:21 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Elizabeth Warren, Democratic senator from Massachusetts, is disappointed in Mary Jo White. She zinged the chairman of the SEC in a letter on Tuesday.

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Monday, June 1, 2015 4:44 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Investors with actively managed portfolios should review the performance against a relative benchmark after fees and consider increasing their core holdings.

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Thursday, May 28, 2015 3:18 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Stocks sold in mainland China are up over 80 percent since November. Revolutionary changes taking place in the Chinese market are the reason for the rally.

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015 6:05 am
By Jean Chatzky · Bankrate.com

These four steps can help get you started in the market slowly, but smartly.

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Monday, May 25, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

An investor can buy a put option to protect against downside risk of a stock or stock market index investment declining in value.

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Thursday, May 21, 2015 11:11 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Five big banks are guilty of manipulating foreign exchange rates. They must pay some very big fines and the banks have promised to cease criminal activity.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015 12:51 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The Fed is done with QE, but the European Central Bank’s foray into this economic experiment is just getting started.

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Monday, May 18, 2015 4:17 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Employees won in the Supreme Court case Tibble v. Edison. The court says Edison had an ongoing duty to review investments, so the time limit argument was moot.

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015 11:07 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

This week Verizon announced it would be buying AOL in an effort to get new revenue streams. How could that be bad?

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Monday, May 11, 2015 5:12 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Investors have gotten their heads turned by the tax-free income aspect of municipal bonds, but the decision on whether to own munis is more complex than just the tax status.

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