Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, March 27, 2014 5:15 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Technical analysis may be hazardous for small investors, a new study has found.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 1:15 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Investors face risk when they move from cash to stocks after a market rally.

Monday, April 22, 2013 6:16 pm
By Greg Guenthner · Bankrate.com

Investors remain leery of the markets, so they’re buying the big, safe stocks.

Tuesday, June 07, 2011 4:46 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Market timing has gotten a bad rap, with its tea-leaf reading reputation. Investors who engage in it are considered day traders for the most part, playing high-stakes games with their wealth. Done right, of course, market timing can bring in big wins. But the danger is that it’s difficult, to say the least, to predict

Friday, March 18, 2011 8:12 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

In February, a colleague here at Bankrate jokingly wrote in an e-mail, “Uh-oh, investors are getting back into equities. Does this mean the market is doomed to fall soon?” I hope not! But there’s no denying that world events have put the market through the wringer recently. Individual investors took a renewed interest in the stock