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REFERENCE INFORMATION

This section has links for additional in-depth information such as investment and economic news, investment terms, and sources of financial information.



DEFINITIONS AND TERMS

With over 4,000 investing terms and 15,000 links between related words, InvestorWords is a comprehensive investing glossary.

A glossary on derivative instruments.

Investopedia features a searchable, browseable database of finance and investment terms; categories for terms include mutual funds,options and futures, retirement plans as well as acronyms, buzzwords, and new economy terms.


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FINANCIAL NEWS SOURCES


SOME SITES MAY REQUIRE REGISTRATION BUT ARE FREE UNLESS INDICATED OTHERWISE


On-line edition of Forbes magazine updated about twice a month has excellent articles and stock and mutual fund data for free.

A good starting point site for corporate information and news.

News and stories, quotes etc., CNN/Money magazine is an excellent site for accessing business news.

The top business news stories of the day. Links to other sections of the Bloomberg News are provided.

May require free registration.

An authoritative resource for investors interested in technology and non-technology stocks.

Financials.com is a comprehensive source of financial and investment information for the individual investor



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CURRENCY CONVERSION SITES


This site is very comprehensive with converters, quotes, historical data,and many tools

The Universal Currency Converter site provides currency conversion for most of the currencies in the world. The conversion rates for the currency are provided by The Bank of Montreal's Treasury Group. The site also provides prices for silver, gold and platinum in the various currencies. Visitors can sign-up for the Currency Update Service which provides free currency table updates specified in the user-selected base currency once every business day.

 

 


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MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION


This site serves as an introduction to the Federal Reserve System with linke to all the key reserve sites. Fed101 is a good educational introduction to the Federal Reserve today

The OCC serves the national interest by supervision and regulation of the financial system. It is the oldest federal financial regulatory body and oversees the country's federally chartered banks.

Information on all sorts of money rates, best on-line "deals", mortgage rates, etc.. Has credit union rates, interest rate calculator, and market quotes.

The FedStats Web site is maintained by the Federal Interagency on Statistical Policy and offers free access to a collection of information for every bureau of

the U.S. government.

Provides articles and analysis on U.S. gross domestic product sorted by industry and output, as well as international and regional articles. Presents detailed economic data. Features a news release section that provides current economic news from around the world. Information can be retrieved interactively.


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Last Updated, 10/06/2004 2140