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Investor Education

Investor education site from the Foundation for Investor Education.

Investor Information from the SEC
Information and advice on avoiding fraud from the SEC's Office of Investor Education and Assistance. Also check out the SEC Online Publications for Investors.

Investor's Clearinghouse from the Alliance for Investor Education

Investor Education from FINRA
Learning About Investing For Teens
General information and resources about investing for young adults.
The Simple Dollar
A guide designed to help people choose a quality rewards card and to learn how to use it to maximize their rewards and save as much money as possible.


Market Indices

Dow Jones Indexes
Statistics on the Dow Jones indexes. To find Dow Jones Averages, click on Averages and click on Index Data.

NASDAQ Market Indices
Click on Market Activity


Mutual Funds



Yahoo Ticker Symbol lookup
Search for ticker symbols by name

Yahoo Quotes
Brings up stock quotes from Yahoo Finance, Quicken,, MSN Money Central, and Clear Station. To access Stock Quotes: Type ticker symbol into search box and click Google Search.

Yahoo Historical (1970 on)
Enter symbol into search box; choose Historical Prices from left column.


Stock and Commodity Exchanges from Rutgers University Libraries
A nice compilation of stock and commodity exchanges for the U.S. and other world markets.

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Stock Research

EDGAR (SEC Filings and Forms)
Public companies are required to file information with the SEC. Use EDGAR to access these forms. This is a great resource for investment information on public companies.

Types of forms:
8-K: "current report” listing important events to investors
10-K: annual report filed with the SEC
10-Q: quarterly report "providing a continuing view of the company's financial position”

Business and Company Resource Center (BCRC) - Business Databases -  Industry Research - BCRC
BCRC contains investment reports from a variety of analysts. To access: Enter the company name in the Search Term box. In the next box, choose Company Search . Click Search . A search results page will be displayed. Click on the name of the appropriate company. Look at the tabs near the top of the page. If the Investment Reports tab is active (tabs that are active will turn yellow when the mouse is moved over them), there is an investment report for that company.
Click on Research to use the Stock Research tool. Search for one ticker symbol and find information from a variety of sources with only one search.

Last Modified: 8/19/15

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