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  • 4% Interest, Without Fees: Too Good to Be Checking? Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 12:55 PM ET

    Decent rates are not a thing of the past, thanks to a group dedicated to giving local banks an even chance against the big boys.

  • Are You Suspicious of Management-Led Buyouts? Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 6:43 AM ET
    Michael Dell, chairman and chief executive officer of Dell Inc.

    With the help of the private equity firm Silver Lake and Microsoft, Michael S. Dell, the founder and chief executive, is buying back his computer company. And that is cause for concern.

  • Holiday Shoppers said 'Good Deal or No Deal': Study Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 1:23 PM ET

    More than a quarter of Americans spent less than they had expected during December's holiday rush, according to a Bankrate study.

  • How to Manage Your 'Interest-Free Loan to Uncle Sam' Friday, 18 Jan 2013 | 8:35 AM ET

    Americans get an average tax refund of $2,700. If you don’t need that extra $225 a month, you can continue to treat your windfall as an interest-free loan to Uncle Sam.

  • 5 Ways to Counter the Impact of the Payroll Tax Hike Monday, 14 Jan 2013 | 1:37 PM ET

    Making up for this year's hike in Social Security taxes require some careful planning. Five ways to cut expenses and increase earnings so the hit isn't such a blow.

  • Good Time to Buy a House? Yes. A Car? Not So Fast... Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 5:05 PM ET

    With interest rates predicted to stay low for the rest of the year, prospective borrowers can save for their down payment and improve damaged credit scores.

  • 5 technologies that will change how you shop Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 8:01 PM ET

    Compare Gift Cards » 5 Ways Technology Will Change Gift Cards. 1 2 3 4 5 6> The end of plastic?

  • Money market fund assets rose to $2.569 trillion Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 4:54 PM ET

    NEW YORK-- Total U.S. money market mutual fund assets rose $940 million to $2.569 trillion for the week that ended Wednesday, according to the Investment Company Institute. Assets of the nation's retail money market mutual funds fell $1.55 billion to $884.37 billion, the Washington- based mutual fund trade group said Thursday.

  • Money market fund assets rose to $2.568 trillion Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 3:44 PM ET

    NEW YORK-- Total U.S. money market mutual fund assets rose $5.84 billion to $2.568 trillion for the week that ended Wednesday, according to the Investment Company Institute. Assets of the nation's retail money market mutual funds fell $940 million to $886.05 billion, the Washington- based mutual fund trade group said Thursday.

  • News Summary: Should you change checking accounts? Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012 | 6:49 PM ET

    PAYING MORE FOR CHECKING: The average monthly service fee on checking accounts rose 25 percent from last year to a record $5.48, according to financial data publisher Bankrate. ATM fees rose 4 percent and overdraft fees rose 1.4 percent.

  • Should you look for a new checking account? Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012 | 6:48 PM ET

    The average monthly service fee on checking accounts that don't pay interest is now a record $5.48, a 25 percent increase over last year, according to Bankrate, a financial data publisher. The fee for using an ATM outside a bank's network rose to $2.50, a 4 percent increase.

  • Movers roundup: State Street, Bankrate Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 2:32 PM ET

    Among the stock activity stories for Tuesday, Oct. 16, from AP Business News:. _ State Street Corp. shares rose on after the custody bank's third-quarter earnings topped Wall Street expectations due to expense cutting and growth in investment management revenue.

  • Bankrate shares tumble on projected 3Q profit drop Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 1:20 PM ET

    NEW YORK-- Shares of Bankrate Inc. lost about a quarter of their value and fell to an all-time low Tuesday, after the online publisher of financial data predicted third-quarter results that fell far short of Wall Street forecasts.

  • Bankrate shares drop after-hours on 3Q outlook Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 6:40 PM ET

    NEW YORK-- Shares of Bankrate Inc. tumbled in after-hours trading Monday after the company said it expects third-quarter net income declined as it continued to absorb charges related to its initial public offering and other costs.

  • *Money market fund assets fell to $2.562 trillion Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 5:58 PM ET
  • *Money market fund assets fell to $2.564 trillion Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 | 7:50 PM ET
  • Four Tech Stocks for 2012 Monday, 21 Nov 2011 | 3:44 PM ET

    While the window for tech initial public offerings remained closed during the third quarter with just four venture-backed companies pursuing IPOs, the trend appears to have reversed in recent weeks.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Dow, S&P Break Six-Week Losing Streak Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 7:23 PM ET

    Stocks finished mixed for the week amid thin, choppy trading, but the Dow and S&P snapped a six-week losing streak, boosted by news a bailout for Greece may be near. However, gains were limited as investors were worried over the continuing economic weakness.

  • Stocks Waver Ahead of Close; Energy Slips Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 3:21 PM ET

    Stocks struggled to hold their gains ahead of the close as energy and techs weakened and after excitement over France and Germany's potential rescue aid for Greece waned.