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AAII's Guide to Top Web Sites

Financial News & Analysis

These websites provide current news and updated analysis on world markets, the economy, individual companies and funds. Typically, sites will provide links to top news items and separate sections for market highlights and data, personal finance, politics, companies, technology and the economy. Many of these sites offer quotes for stocks, mutual funds and ETFs, along with summaries for each. Registering at these sites will allow you to personalize the website by choosing sectors, regions or holdings that are of the most interest. The top sites provide up-to-the-minute world news, articles from various sources and a wide array of news information.

 Bloomberg.com  

   www.bloomberg.com
FREE
One of the most trusted financial websites for global market news. Coverage is comprehensive and includes a variety of asset classes including bonds, energy, currencies and commodities. News articles are separated by region and country, markets and industries. Site offers separate sections on market data, personal finance, technology, politics and sustainability. Bloomberg TV and Bloomberg Radio are both streamed live, and podcasts are available for download.




 CNN Money  

   money.cnn.com
FREE
The Internet home of Fortune, Money and CNN offers current and archived magazine stories as well as daily CNN videos. Separate areas for business news, markets, economy and technology are provided. Data is given on stocks, U.S. and world markets, bonds, commodities, ADRs and currencies. Separate section houses international business news. Registered users can create a profile and add alerts for companies, markets, mutual funds, ETFs and keywords. Watchlists and a newly created portfolio tracker are offered, as well as videos and podcasts.




 Reuters  

   www.reuters.com
FREE
Provides more of an international focus than other news sites. World news is provided for developed, emerging and frontier markets. Separate sections for U.S., European, Asian and global markets are offered. Covers politics and technology in addition to normal business-related news. Several well-known economists and investors, such as Lawrence Summers, provide opinions for Reuters that are posted. Videos are also provided and a Breakingviews Video stream has recently been introduced.




 WSJ.com  

   www.wsj.com
FREE-$275.88/yr. for digital only
One of the most popular and widely read publications on financial news. Current and archived content of The Wall Street Journal's print publications are augmented with additional online content. Online content is updated throughout the day. Market Data Center offers a wealth of data and statistics for domestic and foreign markets. Provides a searchable archive and customizable home page. Email updates, RSS data feeds and podcasts are available. WSJ's world page is highly extensive, providing news from Asia, China, Japan, India, Europe, the U.K., Russia, the Middle East and Africa. Frequent users may find paying for full service valuable.