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, December 26, 2012 2:36 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Nervous investors have missed billions in stock market gains over the past few years. But maybe they were smart to protect themselves.

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Wednesday, December 19, 2012 5:06 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The second-largest pension fund in the U.S. is rethinking its investments in light of the Connecticut tragedy. You may want to do the same.

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Thursday, December 13, 2012 2:37 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Financial professionals and investment managers around the world feel that the global economy will expand in 2013.

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Thursday, December 6, 2012 3:51 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Citigroup announced 11,000 layoffs worldwide. The news gave the stock price a boost. Do layoffs always raise stock prices?

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Tuesday, December 4, 2012 5:05 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Investing stories this year included market volatility, a Facebook flop and the ongoing yield drought. What can investors learn?

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Thursday, November 29, 2012 5:43 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Many great companies and their accompanying stocks are not in the U.S., but how much should Americans devote to foreign equities?

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Wednesday, November 28, 2012 1:59 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The most salient issues worrying investors now are the fiscal cliff and Greece. Which should they be more concerned about?

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Monday, November 26, 2012 5:45 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The chairman of the SEC, Mary Schapiro, is stepping down after a term that dealt with the consequences of the financial crisis.

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Wednesday, November 21, 2012 10:00 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Should public companies disclose their political spending? One paper recently made a compelling case for SEC regulations requiring just that.

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Thursday, November 15, 2012 11:32 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

A recent survey found that many investors are still nervous as a result of the recession and subsequent volatility in the stock market.

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