Articles belonging to ‘Sitelight’

IPO Boutique

Saturday, January 18, 2014 by CI Staff
IPO Boutique is a website dedicated to coverage of initial public offerings (IPOs).

Saturday, January 4, 2014 by CI Staff is a website that teaches users about different candlestick charting methods and patterns.

The Verge

Saturday, December 14, 2013 by CI Staff
The Verge is a website designed to offer in-depth coverage of a wide array of topics that include technology, science, art, culture and more.

Choose to Save

Saturday, November 23, 2013 by CI Staff
Choose to Save is a website that helps individuals make decisions regarding retirement.

McVerry Report

Saturday, November 9, 2013 by CI Staff
McVerry Report is a blog aggregator of more than 250 independent stock market timing blogs, containing “an overview of stock, ETF, commodity & market timing blogs, websites and other resources with a focus on technical analysis.”

Savings Bond Advisor

Saturday, October 26, 2013 by CI Staff
Savings Bond Advisor is a website that provides information on savings bonds to investors, primarily via numerous articles around the site.

Liberated Stock Trader

Saturday, October 12, 2013 by CI Staff
Liberated Stock Trader is a website focused on educating investors on how to trade. The authors based their site on the following principles: honesty, openness and empowerment.

Saturday, September 28, 2013 by CI Staff is a website designed to help traders analyze stocks.


Saturday, September 14, 2013 by CI Staff is a trading web site run by Lance Beggs, an Australian author and trader who has written several books on trading.


Saturday, August 31, 2013 by CI Staff is a website that was created to educate investors by providing basic information on investing and investing terms.

Federal Reserve

Saturday, August 17, 2013 by CI Staff is a website brought to you by none other than, of course, the Federal Reserve.

Credit Karma

Saturday, August 3, 2013 by CI Staff is a website that gives viewers access to their credit score for free.

Saturday, July 20, 2013 by CI Staff provides transcripts of events that could impact stocks and their stakeholders.

Saturday, June 29, 2013 by CI Staff is an online retirement toolkit.

Saturday, June 15, 2013 by CI Staff covers product and market developments related to index funds, ETFs, index derivatives (futures/options/swaps) and the sophisticated investment strategies that use these financial tools.

Saturday, June 1, 2013 by CI Staff showcases a community of bloggers who write about how to adopt a money-saving lifestyle. This personal finance website provides viewers with tips on smart shopping, financial advice, career and money-making ideas, and other general “know-how” topics.

Saturday, May 18, 2013 by CI Staff presents and classifies large collections of stocks or other financial instruments through a heat map view of the market.

Saturday, May 4, 2013 by CI Staff is a website geared toward individuals who use charting as a component of security analysis and portfolio management.

Saturday, April 20, 2013 by CI Staff uses financial experts' advice and business news analysis to help people make better decisions with money.

Saturday, April 6, 2013 by CI Staff provides the latest news on the economy, markets, politics and more. On the home page, a news column displays the headlines for all the latest economic and market news.

Saturday, March 23, 2013 by CI Staff highlights financial products for investors through user reviews and forums.

Saturday, March 9, 2013 by CI Staff is a personal finance website that organizes and categorizes your spending habits.

Saturday, February 23, 2013 by CI Staff, or Financial Visualizations, provides key market information and analysis.

Saturday, February 9, 2013 by AAII Staff is a website that provides users one source for daily headlines and information on exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

Saturday, January 26, 2013 by CI Staff is a personal finance resource which offers a wealth of helpful tools as well as financial news and advice.

Pragmatic Capitalism

Saturday, January 12, 2013 by CI Staff
Pragmatic Capitalism provides relevant news and a forum for authors and readers to comment on markets, public policy and economics.

Real Time Economics

Saturday, December 22, 2012 by CI Staff
Real Time Economics is a website that contains exclusive news, analysis and commentary on the economy, Federal Reserve policy and general economic topics.


Saturday, December 8, 2012 by CI Staff is a financial and economics blog that reveals "the hidden side of everything," using statistical and behavioral economic models.

Saturday, November 17, 2012 by CI Staff is a comprehensive website featuring continually updated U.S. financial and economic data.


Saturday, November 3, 2012 by CI Staff
StockFlix is an online service that selects stocks based on advanced pattern recognition algorithms.


Saturday, October 20, 2012 by CI Staff
Stockpickr, founded by Mad Money Host Jim Cramer, combines social networking with stock investment ideas to create a professional, yet incredibly open and useful service.


Saturday, October 6, 2012 by CI Staff
Wealthfront is an online, SEC-registered, investment adviser that provides its customers with a personalized and diversified investment portfolio that is monitored regularly and rebalanced periodically.


Saturday, September 22, 2012 by CI Staff
Intrade is a fascinating website for those who like to speculate. Specifically, Intrade is a prediction market that allows individuals to bet on the outcome of hundreds of real-world events.

Saturday, September 8, 2012 by CI Staff is a distinct service for both novice and experienced technical analysts.

Saturday, August 25, 2012 by CI Staff is a website devoted to value investing and the idea that individual investors would benefit from selecting stocks that have been researched and chosen by the best investors in the world, such as Warren Buffett and Peter Lynch.

The Truth About Mortgage

Saturday, August 11, 2012 by CI Staff
The Truth About Mortgage is an online blog run by Colin Robertson, a former account executive with a wholesale mortgage lender, that provides the public with valuable mortgage advice.


Saturday, July 28, 2012 by CI Staff
Portfolio123 is a web-based stock investment service that provides everything from model portfolios to stock screening and strategy backtesting.

Saturday, July 14, 2012 by CI Staff is a reasonably comprehensive dividend-oriented website that does everything from educating investors to providing stock recommendations and a dividend stock screener.

Saturday, June 30, 2012 by CI Staff is a free, yet incredibly useful, one-stop shop for most of the individual investor’s basic financial needs.


Saturday, June 16, 2012 by CI Staff
Chartastic is a free online charting service that offers ample, easy-to-use features.


Saturday, June 2, 2012 by CI Staff
MarketInOut is a customizable online stock screener for both traders and investors at any level of experience.

Personal Capital

Saturday, May 19, 2012 by CI Staff
Personal Capital provides individuals with money management and analytical services.


Saturday, May 5, 2012 by CI Staff
Avid Computerized Investing readers know that is a CI favorite for charting and technical analysis education. What makes it one of the best charting websites is that it provides a remarkable amount of valuable information for free.

Seeking Alpha

Saturday, April 21, 2012 by CI Staff
Seeking Alpha is a website that offers actionable stock market opinion and analysis as well as discussion forums.

Business Wire

Saturday, April 7, 2012 by CI Staff
Business Wire has the most comprehensive news and disclosure network in the world, making it the global market leader in commercial press release distribution.

The Motley Fool

Saturday, March 24, 2012 by CI Staff
The Motley Fool is a multimedia financial service website that provides a wealth of invaluable information for investors of every kind.


Saturday, March 10, 2012 by CI Staff
StockTwits is a real-time social network that allows users to share news and rumors about companies, express opinions on investments and investment strategies, and share with or seek advice from other users.


Saturday, February 25, 2012 by CI Staff
TradingView is an online technical analysis and charting website that allows users to learn and share trading ideas.


Saturday, February 11, 2012 by CI Staff
The most useful feature of YCharts is its ability to chart over 70 different metrics, including revenue growth, market capitalization and dividend yield, for over 5,000 companies.


Saturday, January 28, 2012 by CI Staff
Jemstep is a free online portfolio guidance and management system designed for individual investors. According to Jemstep, the website uses technology to provide objective, transparent ratings for more than 20,000 mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Jemstep takes into account your objectives, goals and risk tolerance and identifies recommended investment options. In addition, Jemstep is able to track your holdings.

Saturday, January 14, 2012 by CI Staff is a unique online portfolio management program that offers certain features typically found at full-service wealth management firms.

Saturday, December 24, 2011 by CI Staff provides consumers with educational resources and information on credit products and services. The site offers users a free credit report card and allows you to compare credit cards and loans according to your individual credit score.’s Daily Analyst Recommendations at

Saturday, December 10, 2011 by CI Staff provides a section that aggregates daily analyst recommendations from a variety of research firms, investment banks and other financial institutions. Investment Research

Saturday, November 19, 2011 by CI Staff
The Investment Research area of is a comprehensive, free research resource with several useful features.

Saturday, November 5, 2011 by CI Staff provides over 350 Java-based financial calculators, including calculators for mortgage and loan payments, investments, savings, taxes and personal finance.

J3 Information Services Group

Saturday, October 22, 2011 by CI Staff
The J3 Information Services Group website is designed to track and report timely information regarding insider activity on over 10,000 companies.

Trading Economics

Saturday, October 8, 2011 by CI Staff
Trading Economics provides historical data on economic indicators, exchange rates, stock market indexes, and government bond yields for over 200 different countries.

Saturday, September 24, 2011 by CI Staff is one of the premier financial glossary websites on the Internet.

Saturday, September 10, 2011 by CI Staff is a U.S. government website dedicated to teaching the basics of financial education. The site has three separate sections—Life Events, My Resources and Tools. Each provides useful features and articles that assist with financial decision-making. The site organizes financial education resources from over 20 different federal websites in one place.

Kiplinger Tools

Saturday, August 27, 2011 by CI Staff
Kiplinger is a personal finance and business forecasting website featuring several useful tools that can help individual investors with their investment decisions.

Saturday, August 13, 2011 by CI Staff is a financial website that has become increasingly expansive over the past several years. Originally, the website was designed as a resource for students and educational professionals, housing investment formulas and a complete dictionary of terms. The website now has the look of a comprehensive investment website, with news articles and fundamental stock data.

Seeking Alpha Earnings Center

Saturday, July 30, 2011 by CI Staff
Seeking Alpha’s Earnings Center provides earnings call transcripts. Most investors are satisfied with the annual reports that are available on company websites, but some will prefer the added explanations that top executives make on earnings calls with analysts.

Saturday, July 16, 2011 by CI Staff
Accounting scandals of the past have brought to light a number of companies with questionable accounting practices. Although the issue is not as prevalent as it was during the days of Enron, there are still companies that engage in aggressive accounting, pay out excessive compensation, and practice questionable self-dealing., now a part of Morningstar, takes a closer look at companies’ financial statements and routine SEC filings to find this buried information so that investors can be well informed.

Saturday, July 2, 2011 by CI Staff
It should come as no surprise that international investing is beneficial to the portfolios of individual investors. Modern portfolio theory tells us that there is an efficient frontier, which plots the highest return investors should be able to achieve at each level of risk. Theoretically, international investments expand the efficient frontier further than domestic-only holdings do. This means investors are effectively able to generate higher returns at each level of risk or bear less risk for a given return.

Select Sector SPDRs

Saturday, June 18, 2011 by CI Staff
The Standard & Poor’s depositary receipts (SPDRs) offered at Select Sector SPDRs are a useful investment for individuals looking to round out their portfolio. These SPDR exchange-traded funds (ETFs) divide the S&P 500 into nine sectors (consumer discretionary, consumer staples, energy, financial, health care, industrial, materials, technology and utilities) allowing investors to quickly and easily gain exposure to certain sectors that their portfolio may be lacking.

Financial Calculators

Saturday, June 11, 2011 by CI Staff
When it comes to making sound financial decisions, it helps to know your projected cash outflows, your future net worth and the answers to common financial questions such as how much will be needed for retirement and how inflation impacts retirement spending needs. Fortunately, a website is available that helps you make numerous personal financial calculations.


Saturday, June 4, 2011 by CI Staff provides access to a wealth of economic data, the majority of which is for the U.S. The real value of the website is found in its database, which stores historical economic data going back to 1949.

United States Department of Commerce: Economics and Statistics Administration

Saturday, May 21, 2011 by CI Staff
The Economics and Statistics Administration, a part of the United States Department of Commerce, is responsible for several key roles, including providing timely economic analysis, disseminating national economic indicators and overseeing the U.S. Census Bureau and the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Financial Board Central

Saturday, May 7, 2011 by CI Staff
Financial Board Central is a superb website designed to aggregate stock news and information in one area to save investors time and effort.


April 2011 by CI Staff
ClearStation, a website from E*Trade, targets investors who are looking to use more technical analysis in their investment approach.


March 2011 by CI Staff
There are a bevy of high-quality personal finance websites available on the Internet, and Buxfer is one of the best.

February 2011 by CI Staff is unlike the websites usually featured in our Sitelight area. As the name suggests, the site attempts to provide you with the best rates on credit cards, savings accounts and CDs, as well as help you lower your bills for gas, wireless and television.


January 2011 by CI Staff is a website that provides daily buy and sell recommendations for stocks. It is meant to be followed with minimal effort on your part.


December 2010 by CI Staff
Foreign currency trading has always been one of the more esoteric disciplines of investing (or trading) and, as a result, useful information can be hard to come by. DailyFX, a part of FXCM, provides current news and analysis of major currencies around the world.

November 2010 by CI Staff not only provides users with portfolio tracking tools, but offers simple portfolio optimization capabilities as well.


October 2010 by CI Staff
MyBankTracker provides free, transparent information to help consumers make informed banking decisions.

DRIP Wizard

September 2010 by CI Staff
Website of dividend reinvestment plan (DRIP), stock, and mutual fund investment management program also offers free DRIP screener.


August 2010 by CI Staff


July 2010 by CI Staff
Covestor is a social networking site that gives users the ability to track their own accounts and to mirror trades of other users. Individuals using the free tracking service can add and track portfolio holdings and share them with others. The site pulls data directly from your brokerage firm.


June 2010 by CI Staff
MoneyStrands is a free online personal financial service that automatically gathers data from your various financial accounts (savings, checking, loans and credit cards) to provide an up-to-date and unified view of your finances.

Find answers to Social Security and Medicare questions at Social Security Online

May 2010 by CI Staff
Find answers to Social Security and Medicare questions at Social Security Online