BEST Useful Financial/Business Websites

Business News Websites

Reuters

Bloomberg

PRNewswire: Industry & company sources including conference calls

The Economist

Business Week

Fortune

For any back issues of magazines & newspapers (other than WSJ) use the library online resources - Lexis Nexis.

For newswires use Infotrac.

Investment Information - Analysis & Data

Very detailed items - can find which mutual funds hold particular stocks & how much (for example)
http://www.dailystocks.com/

Multex's site is within Yahoo - good company overviews, comparisons & very good financial data

Futures contracts daily data from 1970s (free)
http://www.turtletrader.com/hpd.html

Bond Prices

Good site for rankings of corporations, energy production, etc.
http://www.geohive.com

Finance websites: tools
http://www.mathtools.net/Applications_and_Industries/Finance_and_Economics/Financial_Data_and_Services/index.html

International & Historical Data

Historical data & international data - some free, most for a fee:
Global Financial Data

Lots of data - historical, etc., government data (unemployment, etc.) - market data is older (but you can get it more recent elsewhere
http://www.marketvector.com/data/index.htm

Government & Institutional Data

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

European Central Bank (EURO)

Megasites with Links to Many Other Sites

Ohio State site for finding just about anything financial w/search engine

http://fisher.osu.edu/fin/osudata.htm
http://fisher.osu.edu/fin/osudown.htm

Index of website with financial info
http://www.finance-wise.com

Other Sites of Interest

Excel add-in - stock ticker too (Java)
http://www.mathtools.net

(If you find some other interesting sites please send URL to tucker@fairfield.edu)