In yet another worrisome sign that holiday spending trends will fall short of last year's growth, a new study by Bankrate has found that more than 3 in 5 Americans are limiting their overall spending each month.» Read More
Stocks were higher Friday amid choppy trading after French President Nicholas Sarkozy hinted at a deal to resolve the Greek debt crisis and after investors were encouraged by a positive reading on the leading indicators index.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
Insight on the company's growth prior to its IPO and why it's not too concerned about the stock, with Tom Evans, Bankrate CEO.
Waiting for Bankrate to price tonight. The Internet personal finance company (advice on mortgages, deposits, insurance, credit cards, and other categories, such as retirement, automobile loans, and taxes) is seeking to raise 20 million shares at $14-$16.
One reason for the market's late day weakness: Apple just crossed below its 200 day moving average ... $327 and change ... for the first time since April 2009 , when it was $116.
Don't let volatility scare you out of this market. There are opportunities to be had.
At a recent Bankrate conference, Lee Rainie, Director of the Pew Internet & American Life Project, gave an excellent keynote address on the constant evolution of the the digital world we live in. Here are some of the growth stats, Lee shared.
Investors are weighing a weak jobs report and the threat of bond-insurer downgrades with enthusiasm over Microsoft’s bid for Yahoo. CNBC asked the experts where investors should place their bets to make it through this volatility.
Microsoft's bid for Yahoo gives dramatic evidence of the continuing strength of new-media stocks. Jefferies analyst Youssef Squali questions the viability of the terms of the Microsoft bid -- but he needs no convincing when it comes to the strength of online firms. He offered favorite names.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Don't worry, I'm not quarterbacking the mortgage market, but I am checking the rates, and calling around. I just ran a Bankrate.com search on a 30-year jumbo fixed rate and localized it to Richmond, VA. I came up with rates anywhere from 6.750 with Amerisave to 7.515 with Countrywide to 8.200 with Bank of America.
ValueClick, Duke Energy, Archer Daniels Midland and more...Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.