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.
Friday, July 13, 2012 4:21 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

JPMorgan’s loss has climbed to nearly $6 billion from a bad derivatives trade. Why can’t they sell their position?

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Monday, July 9, 2012 11:18 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Investment recommendations must be in the best interest of the client — that does not mean the option with the least fees.

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Friday, July 6, 2012 4:29 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

In the latest scandal to rock the world of finance, British investment bank Barclays has admitted to manipulating a major index.

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Friday, July 6, 2012 11:44 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

There’s more evidence that retail investors have fled stocks this year. Puzzled experts explain again why that’s a bad idea.

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Tuesday, June 26, 2012 5:30 pm
By OliverPursche · Bankrate.com

Pick stocks that can gain whether the Affordable Care Act is repealed or held constitutional.

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Friday, June 22, 2012 10:53 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

This week, the SEC chairman went to Congress about the possibility of destabilizing runs on money market funds.

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Friday, June 15, 2012 2:03 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Investors should hold a wide range of asset classes, including stocks from foreign countries.

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Friday, June 8, 2012 9:21 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Peer-to-peer lending brings together individuals who need a loan with investors seeking higher returns than they can find elsewhere.

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Monday, June 4, 2012 4:09 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Small investors are often criticized for trading too frequently. But what is the right amount to trade? That depends.

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Friday, June 1, 2012 1:48 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Investors have shunned stocks in favor of less risky options. Can psychology explain why? Learn more at Bankrate.com.

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