Investing

 Investing Subject Guide

Bank Rate Monitor: http://www.bankrate.com/brm/default.asp
Bank Rate Monitor provides online consumers with financial data, research and editorial information on non-investment financial products. This objective information on mortgages, credit cards, new and used auto loans, money market accounts and CDs, checking and ATM fees, home equity lines and loans and online banking fees is gathered from more than 2,500 financial institutions in 120 markets in 50 states and Puerto Rico.

Big Charts (historical stock quotes): http://www.bigcharts.com/historical/
This Historical Quotes tool allows you to look up a security's exact closing price. Type in the symbol and a historical date to view a quote and mini chart for that security. (annotation from website)

Bloomberg.com: http://www.bloomberg.com/
This site has up to the minute financial and market news. You can find stocks, bonds, key rates, currencies, and commodities and much more.

Company Information on the Web: http://www.virtualchase.com/coinfo/index.htm
This research guide provides eight steps for finding information about companies on the Web and links for locating company information.

Dow Jones Averages: http://averages.dowjones.com/
The latest readings of the stock market, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Dow Jones Transportation Average and Dow Jones Utility Average. Plus, there are charts going back more than 100 years, interesting historical details, and an easy way to find the averages' closing levels on any day in history. (annotation from website)

EDGAR Database of Corporate Information: http://www.sec.gov/edgarhp.htm
The primary mission of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is to protect investors and maintain the integrity of the U. S. securities markets. It oversees corporate disclosure of important information to the investing public. At this site you can search for documents filed with the SEC by public corporations, including annual reports (the 10K report). It also includes a mutual fund search.

FinanCenter: http://www.financenter.com
FinanCenter.com publishes research on rates, fees, features, and customer satisfaction levels for financial products and services online.  Includes web calculators that compute borrowing, investing, and spending options.

Investopedia: http://www.investopedia.com/
This investment site includes a finance and investment dictionary and the Investopedia University. The University provides links for: Stock Basics, Bond & Debt Basics, Investment Scams, Technical Analysis, Options Basics, Fundamental Analysis, Buying on Margin, Short Selling, ADR Basics, and Understand the P/E Ratio.

MoneyCentral: http://moneycentral.msn.com/home.asp
This site from MSN provides links in many areas relating to money and money management: investing, banking, bills, retirement, wills, taxes, insurance, real estate, budgeting, saving, financial aid, scholarships, and more.

Nasdaq News: http://www.nasdaqomx.com/whoweare/newsroom/
Main sections of this site are: Nasdaq News, Viewpoint, Indexes & Statistics, All About Nasdaq, Company Finder, and New Listings. There is also a Nasdaq glossary and categorized links to related sites. (annotation from Librarians' Index to the Internet)

Savings Bonds: http://www.savingsbonds.gov/
Savings bond calculator will tell you how much your bonds are worth. In depth information about U.S. Savings Bonds can be found at this site

Yahoo Finance: http://finance.yahoo.com/
One of the best sites for getting stock quotes and charts. Simple, easy to use, and well-designed. Many other useful features.

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