Welcome to the Business Education Simulation and Trading (BEST) Classroom web page. BEST is located in DSB 114. A resource room (DSB 113) also has Bloomberg software installed on three workstations that is accessible any time DSB is open with your Stagcard.
The classroom has:
Bloomberg real time data feeds from many market exchanges and proprietary news services from around the world. Bloomberg analytics includes historical financial price data, economic statistics from all countries, and financial, political, and business news.
More details on using RIT (overlaps with PP file)
Trans-Lux: Data wall & display tickers are in the BEST Classroom and displays stock prices, indices, and foreign exchange rates in real time.
Business News Websites
PRNewswire: Industry & company sources including conference calls
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)
Good site for rankings of corporations, energy production, etc.
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
Government & Institutional Data
European Central Bank (EURO)
Megasites with Links to Many Other Sites
Ohio State site for finding just about anything financial w/search engine
Index of website with financial info
Other Sites of Interest
Excel add-in - stock ticker too (Java)
(If you find some other interesting sites please send URL to email@example.com)