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AM Best - The place to go for insurance industry information.  Selected resources are free.

AIMR (Association for Investment Management and Research) - Recently changed its name to CFA Institute - This is the primary professional association for financial analysts.

American Finance Association - The primary organization for study and research in the field of financial economics, also the publisher of the Journal of Finance.

BankRate.com A great resource for personal finance information including banking, mortgages, interest rates, real estate, insurance, investments, and credit.

BigCharts.com - A good source for financial charts, news, analysis and research.

Bloomberg A good general source.  I recommend their financial glossary, and their economic calendar in the market data section.

BondsOnline - Visit the Bond Basics section of the site for a concise overview of the debt securities industry.  Not all sections of the site are free.

International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. - The global trade association of the derivatives industry.

Investment Company Institute - The national association of the United States investment company industry.

InvestorGuide.com - The University section of this site provides educational articles about investing, personal finance, and financial economics.

Motley Fool - Their mission is to educate, enrich and amuse investors, thus their site provides a lighter approach to the field than some others.

Mutual Funds - Courtesy of California State University, Long Beach, a good guide to mutual funds.

Standard & Poor's - Their reports are some of the best in the field.  Not everything on the site is free.

TheStreet.com - Timely and opinionated financial information and news.

ValueLine University - If you want to use the print version of the Value Line Investment Survey (Reference HG4501 .V26), take the time to read this online tutorial first.

Yahoo! Finance - A front-runner in the world on online financial information.  It is still one of the most popular and useful site available.

Zacks Investment Research - Financial analysts reports on companies and industries.  Not everything is free.

Stock Exchanges

  • AMEX - American Stock Exchange

  • ASX - Australian Stock Exchange

  • BMV - Bolsa Mexicana de Valores

  • Euronext - Created via the merger of the Amsterdam, Brussels, Lisbon, and Paris exchanges.

  • HKE - Hong Kong Stock Exchange

  • LSE - London Stock Exchange

  • NASDAQ - National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation System.

  • NSE - National Stock Exchange of India

  • NYSE - New York Stock Exchange

  • SSE - Shanghai Stock Exchange

  • TSE - Tokyo Stock Exchange

  • TSX - Toronto Stock Exchange

Rutgers University Library has an excellent detailed list of stock and commodity exchanges.  It includes international information about indexes and where to find stock quotes.

J. Suda 7/04

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