Financial analysts need experience, instinct, and good information. Below is a list of valuable online resources for investment managers.
Stock Trading Information
Research and Quantitative Tools
AAAdir Directory: Directory of world banks and credit unions, plus sources of financial information.
Active Investment Research: Investment research site.
Barra: Research firm’s site with growth/value equity indices.
BigCharts: Investment charting and research.
Bloomberg.com: Good site for general financial information.
Hoover’s Online: Advanced search engine that enables the user to find stocks matching customized profiles.
New York Institute of Finance: Training programs for financial-services professionals.
Quote.com: Lycos Network’s site for detailed stock quotes.
SmartMoney.com: of the financial market that’s helpful for sector research.
US Securities and Exchange Commission: SEC site on which companies’ financial reports to the government can be accessed through EDGAR (Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval).
Yahoo!Finance: Daily calendar of scheduled quarterly earnings announcements.