Recommended Websites for Investment Research
Bonds and Funds
Closed-End Fund Association
The Closed-End Fund Association, a national not-for-profit trade association, includes a list of closed-end funds, fund statistics and industry statistics on this web site.
Mutual Funds Investment Center
Information about mutual funds and links to their web sites along with some planning, tracking and monitoring tools.
Investing in Bonds
Up-to-the minute information about Municipal, Government, Corporate and MBS/ABS markets.
Learn about the entire line of Treasury Securities including how to buy or redeem your EE and I bonds online.
Securities and Exchange Commission
Learn more about investing wisely, avoiding fraud, and planning for your future. Find out how the SEC can help.
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
Investor tools to help you check your broker's credentials or learn more about the markets and basic principles of savings and investing. You will get information about a wide variety of investment vehicles.
Easy-to-understand explanations about financial matters, with exceptionally lucid tutorials, including one about how to read an annual report.
More than 1,000 articles on investing and a dictionary of over 4,500 investment terms.
Market News and Research
A conglomeration of investment news, analysis and commentary written by a variety of Wall Street experts, including best-selling author, Jim Cramer.
A comprehensive and easy-to-use investment research web site that provides access to such tools as interactive charts, quotes, industry analysis and intraday stock screeners as well as market news and commentary.
An excellent web site for general investment information and a good place to begin your financial research.
Interest rate comparisons for more than 300 financial products including mortgages, credit cards, new and used automobile loans, money market accounts and certificates of deposit.
Breaking market news, commentary, analysis, and over 95 financial planning worksheets and calculators.
Bob Brinker's Marketimer
Bob Brinker, the host of the popular radio show, Money Talk, gives his analysis of economics, stocks, mutual funds and retirement planning.
Seven different monthly investment newsletters, a broker comparison, sample portfolios, investment data and quotes, and investor discussion boards.
Loan Amortization Schedule
Useful tables to help you compute payments on mortgages and other loans.
Unique, authoritative financial information with checklists, books, journals, and key organizations.