Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, August 11, 2014 10:35 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Two new ETFs let investors delve into the complicated world of credit default swaps. Finally, right? Though anyone can buy in, they’re mostly for institutions.

Friday, July 06, 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.

Thursday, April 19, 2012 4:22 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

On Wednesday, the Securities Exchange Commission adopted a new rule defining who needs to be regulated in the over-the-counter swaps market.

Friday, July 15, 2011 1:43 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

This week the debt crisis in Europe increasingly featured Italy in addition to the already-fraught economies of Greece, Ireland and Portugal. The increased possibility of Italy as a potential debt defaulter alarmed many as the Italian economy is the third largest in Europe. The country’s tenuous financial position was thrown into stark relief after a