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  • Bloomberg
  • Bloomberg provides the latest business and markets news, as well as relevant financial data associated with commodities, stocks, currencies, fixed income assets and futures.

  • Damodaran Online
  • NYU Professor Aswath Damodaran's finance website. Contains various financial tools as well as a comprehensive data set which can be used as a reference when solving problems in corporate finance, valuation and investments.

  • Economist
  • Offers authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science, technology and the connections between them.

  • Edgar Online
  • Provides every type of public SEC filing that is available. It provides financial statements which are downloadable directly into Excel.

  • Forex Factory
  • Provides foreign exchange market intelligence that include global macros and industry related news.

  • Hoovers
  • Provides proprietary business information through its online platform and integrated workflow solutions. Most of the information is provided to paid members only.

  • IBISWorld
  • A global business intelligence leader specializing in providing Industry Market Research and Procurement research reports.

  • IMF
  • Presents economic data about member countries and offers statistics along with publications from the organization.

  • Magic Formula
  • Offers a stock screening tool to select stocks based on the formula described in Joel Greenblatt's book “The Little Book That Beats the Market”.

  • Market Watch
  • Subsidiary of the Dow Jones & Company providing business news, personal finance information, real-time commentary.

  • Reuters
  • Thomson Reuters is the world's largest international multimedia news agency, providing investing news, world news, business news, technology news, headline news, small business news, news alerts, personal finance, stock market, and mutual funds.

  • SEC Filings
  • Entire range of Securities and Exchange Commission resources, including free access to public EDGAR filings and proposed and final regulations.

  • US Census
  • The Census Bureau provides data about the nation's people and economy. The census provides data about the population and housing along with Economic Census among other things.

  • Wall Street Journal OnLine
  • WSJ online provides coverage of breaking news and current headlines from the US and around the world. It is a one-stop shop for news, analysis, and opinions from field experts.

  • World Bank
  • The organization focuses on the development of underdeveloped and developing countries and provides research, data and publications in various areas for different countries.

  • Yahoo! Finance
  • A user-friendly site that provides extensive financial information. Information provided includes quotes, financial statements, price charts, earnings expectations and links to corporate information.

  • Zacks
  • Zacks is an investment research firm focusing on stock research, analysis and recommendations. The website acts as a dashboard where the user can see the top stock ideas from research analysts alongside the performance of past recommendations vis-à-vis the market.

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