by CI Staff
FINVIZ.com, or Financial Visualizations, provides key market information and analysis. The goal of the website is to make market research and analysis readily available for investors in a visually comprehensive format. The site provides advanced screeners, market maps, analysis, comparative tools and charts. A snapshot of the major indexes are displayed on the home screen with an accompanying candlestick chart, so you can see the day’s market trends. There is a list of tickers on the home screen to show companies making the biggest up or down moves in the market. Major news headlines are listed as well. Another table shows the latest insider trading in the market as well as the specifics of the trade. Upcoming earnings releases are displayed too.
The News tab provides up-to-the-minute news for the day, with an exact time listed next to the news link. The news items link to various sources, such as Yahoo! Finance and Bloomberg. The Screener tab provides many options for screening in a descriptive manner. You can set specific filters and create your own screens. The Map tab displays different markets, such as the S&P 500, World or ETF, broken down visually by industry and sector. The heat map is color-coordinated for quick, yet informative analysis. The site also provides tools to analyze the market based on groups. You can select a sector and a specified order to create a chart analysis based on an overview, valuation and several other options.
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