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, November 6, 2012 4:34 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Day traders may find some plays from Superstorm Sandy, but long-term investors are unlikely to be impacted for good or ill.

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Monday, November 5, 2012 1:17 pm
By Greg Guenthner · Bankrate.com

Flooding and power outages continue to plague those hit by Superstorm Sandy.

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Friday, November 2, 2012 4:22 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

In the land of negative real returns, zero is king.

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Friday, November 2, 2012 11:02 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Does a rising tide lift all boats? Not if those boats are investors. The tie between per capita GDP and stock returns is tenuous.

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Friday, October 26, 2012 1:50 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Even in the best of times, there’s always someone with a dire prediction for the stock market.

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Friday, October 19, 2012 3:09 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

In this week’s debate, the presidential candidates devoted a lot of attention to China and the valuation of its currency, the yuan. Republican candidate Mitt Romney stated that he’s in favor of labeling China a currency manipulator while President Barack Obama maintained that the policies of his administration have led to an 11 percent strengthening

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Friday, October 12, 2012 5:11 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

For investors just learning about investing in their 401(k)s, getting started can be confusing.

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Friday, September 28, 2012 12:24 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Highly correlated asset classes are just one thing keeping institutional investors on their toes, a new survey has found.

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Friday, September 21, 2012 6:00 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

A new report of counterfeit gold bars has come up in New York City. Does this bode ill for the mania for investing in gold?

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Friday, September 7, 2012 2:11 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Ginnie Mae funds offer investors a little yield along with a government guarantee. They do come with some risks though. Learn more at Bankrate.com.

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