Interpreting Economic and Financial News
Best Personal Finance And Investment Magazines
Pick a finance magazine, or two or three, read them regularly, and you'll be amazed at what you learn in a relatively short amount of time. The problem is, with so many finance magazines on the market, where should you start? The list below will get you headed in the right direction.
Voices of Reason in the World of Market and Investment News
Sometimes, in the midst of the media mania of hype and sensation, you find voices of reason. Writers who want to deliver the truth, not just add to the madness. As these voices of reason are discovered, their articles, websites and video clip links will be added to this list.
Market Predictions - What Are They Saying Now
The professionals profiled here made accurate market predictions in the past. Just remember, even if their past predictions were accurate, that is no guarantee they will be right going forward.
Market Predictions - Who Got It Right?
The market predictions voiced by these academics turned out to be uncannily accurate. It doesn't mean they will always get it right going forward, but we can all learn from listening to what they have to say, and pay attention to their views going forward.
Your Money Over 55 Guide, Dana Anspach, In the News
Articles and TV interviews with Dana Anspach, your About.com's Guide to Money Over 55.
Current Events Should Not Form Long Term Investment Policy
Famed economist, Gene Fama, considered the Father of Modern Finance, shares insight on current events and investment policy.
Top 10 Economic Blogs You're Not Visiting (But Should Be)
A collection of blogs that offer interesting and funny commentary on today's events. Put together by Mike Moffatt, About.com's Guide to Economics.
Media Madness - How Should Investors Interpret Financial News?
Recession? Inflation? Stagnation? How can an investor sort through all the conflicting opinions and stories in the news and decide what to do?
Understanding the Financial News
Confused by conflicting economic and financial news? You're not the only one. To help people interpret what they see and hear in the news, Morningstar has created an entire online course called "Understanding the News".
Long-Term Investing: Hot or Not?
Headlines blaze with bold statements: "Beat the market!", "Get rich trading", "Five funds you must own." Should you follow their advice, or stick with a long term investment plan?
True or False? Find Out Before You Keep The Rumor Going
On Nov. 4, Anderson Cooper did the country a favor. He expertly deconstructed on his CNN show the bogus rumor that President Obama’s trip to Asia would cost $200 million a day. This was an important “story.” It underscored just how far ahead of his time Mark Twain was when he said a century before the Internet, “A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.” But it also showed that there is an antidote to malicious journalism — and that’s good journalism.
Historical And Currrent Inflation Rates In The United States - 1973 To Current
In the United States, inflation rates have varied from a high of 13.5% in 1980 to a low of -.4% inflation (actually called deflation) in 2009. Here you can see annual inflation rates since 1973, or go all the way back to 1913.
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Retirement Blogs - 10 Retirement Blogs Worth Reading
These ten retirement blogs are ranked according to the type of information they provide: beginner, intermediate or advanced. You'll find one that is just right for you.