Financial analysts need experience, instinct, and good information. Below is a list of valuable online resources for investment managers.
The Motley Fool: www.fool.com
Raging Bull: www.ragingbull.com
Silicon Investor: www.siliconinvestor.com
AAAdir Directory: www.aaadir.com
Directory of world banks and credit unions, plus sources of financial information.
Investment research site.
Research firms site with growth/value equity indices.
Investment charting and research.
Good site for general financial information.
Hoovers Online: www.stockscreener.com
Advanced search engine that enables the user to find stocks matching customized profiles.
New York Institute
of Finance: www.nyif.com
Training programs for financial-services professionals.
Lycos Networks site for detailed stock quotes.
Map of the financial market thats helpful for sector research.
U.S. Department of Commerce catchall site for federally generated business, trade, and economic information. Includes National Trade Data Bank.
US Securities and
Exchange Commission: www.sec.gov
SEC site on which companies financial reports to the government can be accessed through EDGAR (Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval).
Daily calendar of scheduled quarterly earnings announcements.
Hoovers Online: www.hoovers.com
Investors Business Daily: www.investors.com
MSN MoneyCentral: www.moneycentral.msn.com
The New York Times: www.nytimes.com
USA Today: www.usatoday.com/money
The Wall Street Journal: http://wsj.com
Worth Online: www.worth.com
Barrons Online: www.barrons.com
MSN MoneyCentral Investor: http://investor.msn.com
Pensions & Investments: www.pionline.com
Financial Analysts Journal: www.aimr.org/knowledge/pubs/faj
20/20 Insight: www.2020insight.com