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, November 10, 2014 6:00 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The active investor wants to go beyond benchmarking to determine if his or her active strategy actually has paid off.

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Thursday, November 6, 2014 11:53 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Just like your bank account, your brokerage account can be hacked. What can you do if your account is hacked and how can investors stay safe online?

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Monday, November 3, 2014 6:30 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The question becomes, how often should you rebalance? It makes a difference where you hold the investments.

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014 4:22 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Actively managed funds have lost assets to index funds over the past five years. But the trend hasn’t been consistent across asset classes.

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Monday, October 27, 2014 11:30 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The investor policy statement should address whether you are willing to make tactical asset allocation decisions in your portfolio.

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014 4:44 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

McDonald’s returns have floundered in 2014. Are consumer tastes changing or is this a mere blip on the radar for the legendary fast food chain?

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Monday, October 20, 2014 12:00 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Investors face two primary risks when investing — the risk of losing principal and the risk of their investments losing purchasing power over time.

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Sunday, October 5, 2014 7:00 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The move to let nonaccredited investors invest in hedge funds is an example of an investment approach winding its way down to retail investors.

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Thursday, October 2, 2014 10:14 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The New York Stock Exchange is not the place it once was. Today’s floor specialists may not have much to do other than appear as extras in news footage.

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Monday, September 29, 2014 6:30 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Should investors look beyond market-cap-weighted indexes when choosing an index fund?

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