Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

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?

Monday, April 09, 2012 12:46 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Another week brings more opportunities to gauge the economy, and investing opportunities, in the form of economic indicators.

For the second week of April, investors can look forward to the National Federation of Independent Business Index, the Beige Book, the producer price index, the Consumer Price Index and the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index.
NFIB small business survey

On Tuesday, the National Federal of Independent Business will release their survey of small business owners for the month of March. The February reading of the NFIB small business survey, released last month, indicated an increase for the sixth consecutive month.