Dismal Scientist - This site links to economic indicators around the world, exchange rates, general economic information. The term dismal science comes from historian Thomas Carlyle, describing human effects of economic sciences. The Dismal Scientist site offers free access to its daily newsletter and its U.S. Economic Calendar; a product of Moody's Analytics.
MarketWatch - A Dow Jones online site. Good portfolio tracker.
MorningStar - Provides independent investment research; data on more than 125,000 investment offerings, include stocks, mutual funds, and EFTs; free tools to individual investors on each of its regional websites. Good tracking mechanism online. AVAILABLE FREE AS A LIBRARY DATABASE.
Motley Fool - The mission of Motley Fool is to educate, amuse and enrich your financial literacy. Good for the beginning investor, also covers personal finance, has discussion boards, publishes investment guides and rates and researches stocks. Amusing and very educational
MSN Money - A good research site, and a good site for analyzing a stock’s potential (stock scout); use “stock screener” to create your own stock profile.
Municipal Bonds - MunicipalBonds.com is the premier site for municipal bond investors. The site provides individual investors with news, trading data, tools, education, analysis, and state-by-state data to make informed decisions about municipal bond investments
Mutual Fund Observer - A free, non-commercial website that tracks the mutual fund world.
Yahoo Finance - Daily market summary, market news, investment news and ideas, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, general industry information, historic stock prices, personal finance basics; create your own portfolio and track your stocks; has an easy-to-use stock screener.