a collection of Free & useful Resources 

Economic Indicators

Trading Economics - View more than 300,000 economic indicators for 196 countries. Get free indicators, Historical Data, Charts, News and Forecasts for 196 countries.

Bureau of Labor Statistics - The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.

Baltic Dry Index - An assessment of the price of moving major raw materials by sea. 

Gallup U.S. Consumer SpendingGallup tracks daily the average dollar amount Americans report spending or charging on a daily basis, not counting the purchase of a home, motor vehicle, or normal household bills. 

Industrial Production - The Federal Reserve's monthly index of industrial production, covering manufacturing, mining, and electronic and gas utilities.

The Economist's Economic & Financial Indicators - Global figures, updated twice daily. 

 

Equity Market Indicators

AAII Investor Sentiment Survey - shows the percentage of investors who are market bullish, bearish, or neutral on stocks

Investor Sentiment Readings

 

Credit Market Indicators

MarketAxess Bid-Ask Spread The MarketAxess Bid-Ask Spread Index (BASI) tracks the daily spread between bids and offers in certain U.S. high-grade segments. 

Sovereign Debt Market - Government bond yields for several countries including the latest yield price, historical values and charts.

 

Finance Blogs

Citron Research - Citron Research represents the work of a team of investigators, led by Andrew Left. Left is a private investor with 17 years trading experience.

Calculated Risk - A top ranked economics and finance blog with a focus on the housing market.

DealBreaker - DealBreaker covers the personalities and culture that shape the financial industry, offering original commentary, news and entertainment.

The Big Picture - Barry Ritholtz's blog, where he shares his macro perspective on the capital markets and the economy.

Muddy Waters - Due diligence-based investment research.

The Reformed Broker - Joshua Brown is an American author, columnist, blogger, commentator on CNBC, and CEO of New York City-based Ritholtz Wealth Management

Afraid To Trade - Helping traders overcome fears and emotions in trading

Howard Lindzon - Howard Lindzon is a Canadian author, financial analyst, technical analyst and angel investor.

iBankCoin.com

Institutional Investor's Alpha

Bronte Capital

Cliff Asness

The Hedge Connection

Crossing Wall Street 

Naked Capitalism

Infectious Greed 

Paul Krugman

Financial Times AlphaVille

Insider Monkey

Ryan Detrick


Financial Media

Bloomberg - Bloomberg Business delivers business and markets news, data, analysis, and video to the world, featuring stories from Businessweek and Bloomberg News.

CNBC - In-depth world business news from Europe, the Asia-Pacific, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and global market coverage.

Yahoo Finance - Free stock quotes, up to date news, portfolio management resources, international market data, message boards, and mortgage rates that help you manage your financial life.

CNN Money - Get the latest news on global business and market trends from the international section of CNNMoney, the world's largest business website.

Forbes - A global media company, focusing on business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership, and lifestyle.

SeekingAlpha - Stock market Insights & financial analysis, including free earnings call transcripts, investment ideas and ETF & stock research written by finance experts.

 

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@RyanDetrick

 

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Cyber Security

Dark Reading - Cyber security's comprehensive news site is now an online community for security professionals, outlining cyber threats and the technologies for defending against them.

CNET Security - CNET news editors and reporters provide top Security news, with in-depth coverage of issues and events.

 

Biotechnology

FierceBiotech - Read the latest biotechnology articles on biotech industry leaders, emerging biotech companies, FDA decisions, VC deals, and other biotech industry news.

Clinical Trials - Registry and results database of clinical studies around the world.

 

Technology

Networking & Computing - Infrastructure design for networks, data center, storage, unified communications, and private cloud are discussed, along with implementation best practices.

Venturebeat - VentureBeat is the leading source for news & perspective on tech innovation. We give context to help execs, entrepreneurs, & tech enthusiasts make smart decisions.

TechCrunch - TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news.

 

Oil & Gas

U.S. Energy Information Administration

Drilling Productivity Report 

Weekly Supply Estimates

 

Alternative Energy

Alternative Energy Stocks - The Investor Resource for Investing in Alternative Energy Stocks.

 

Housing Market Data

Zillow Market Data - Zillow research provides an in-depth look at the real estate market, rental trends, mortgages and forecasts

 

Trend Detection

Google Trends - Find out what's trending on Google at the moment.

Reddit Trends - A tool for discovering the fastest growing communities on reddit.

 

General References

Financial Dictionary  - A comprehensive financial dictionary with over 13,000 terms and counting.

CEFConnect - Closed-end fund database.

EDGAR - SEC Company Search

FINVIZ - Stock screener for investors and traders, financial visualizations.

StockTwits - A financial communications platform for the investing community. Learn from other stock traders and get new ideas.

BuyIns.net - Short Sale data

Whale Wisdom

Possible Future Worlds

Morningstar

Upcoming Stock Splits

Preferred Stocks

 

 

Initial Public Offerings

Renaissance Capital - A source of Pre IPO research and IPO investment management.

IPO Pipeline

IPO Scoop