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.
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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Thursday, May 24, 2012 1:49 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Facebook adopted a dual share class structure before going public. What does it mean for investors when their votes don’t count?

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Tuesday, May 22, 2012 9:00 am
By OliverPursche · Bankrate.com

After reporting a stellar first quarter on April 20 and lifting the market overall, McDonald’s is now on the ropes with investors.

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Monday, May 21, 2012 1:50 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The stock market tumbled last week. Will investors find much to be happy about in the economic reports coming out this week?

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Friday, May 18, 2012 11:57 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

For more yield, fixed-income investors must take on more risk, whether that’s buying longer maturities or going down in credit quality.

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Friday, May 11, 2012 8:39 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

In just one week, everyone will have a chance to own the social media phenomenon that is Facebook. The question is, should you?

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Tags: IPO
Monday, May 7, 2012 2:48 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

It’s a slow week for the economic calendar but a few reports could cause a stir, including the trade balance and producer price index.

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Friday, May 4, 2012 9:26 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

This week, a new website launched to help manage your investments: SigFig.com. The site comes from the makers of the portfolio tracker, Wikinvest.

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Monday, April 30, 2012 3:56 pm
By OliverPursche · Bankrate.com

Remember about sixteen years ago when Apple was close to bankruptcy and Eastman Kodak broke $80 per share? Today, the tables are turned.

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