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This listing are the major financial information sites on the economy, ratings of major companies, and are used primarily by credit granting agencies for large dollar credit decisions (they also may be helpful to investors and those interested in the most current information on business and industry in the world).

AFP Worldwide News Agency
http://www.afp.com/english/
France Press webset-five languages,here is English

Bloomberg
http://www.bloomberg.com/
General and fianncial news, includes both free and paid members

Business Wire
http://www.businesswire.com
Search engine for business news. Allows industry and state searches.

CNNfn Business News
http://cnnfn.cnn.com

CorpTech Research Areas
http://www.onesource.com/products/corptech.htm
Database of 45,000 high tech companies.

Daily Stocks
http://www.dailystocks.com
Search engine for stocks and mutual funds.

Data Broadcasting Corporation
http://www.dbc.com
Real time market and financial news.

Disclosure Company Snapshot
http://www.quicken.com/investments/snapshot
Quick, basic information (address, financial rations, business description, etc.) for public companies.

Emerging Markets Companion
http://www.emgmkts.com/

FDIC Institution Directory
http://192.147.69.47/drs/id20/idmain.cfm
Search for FDIC Institutions. Sort by charter, regions, size, etc.

FHLB Seattle Rates
http://www.fhlbsea.com/cd_dar.asp
Daily advance rates posted by the Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle.

Fitch Investors Service
http://www.fitchinv.com

Insurance News Network – S & P
http://www.insure.com/ratings/sandp.html
Standard & Poor’s Claims Paying Ability Ratings List.

IPO Data Systems
http://www.ipodata.com
Information on the IPO market including ranks by size, filings by state, lead underwriters, top performers, etc.

Map Quest
http://www.mapquest.com
Provides maps and driving directions.

Moody’s Investors Services
http://www.moodys.com/cust/default.asp
Ratings, analysis, etc.

NASDAQ
http://www.nasdaq.com

National Association of Insurance Commissioners
http://www.naic.org

PR Newswire
http://www.prnewswire.com
Searchable database of press releases for participating companies and organizations.

SEC (EDGAR) Archives
http://www.sec.gov/cgi-bin/srch-edgar
Search for online postings of SEC forms including 10Q, 10K, 8K, etc.

SmartMoney Interactive
http://www.smartmoney.com
SmartMoney Magazine online.

Standard & Poor’s Ratings
http://www.standardandpoors.com/ratings/

Stock Smart Pro Site Map
http://www.stocksmart.com/ows-bin/owa/sm.p
Market information arranged by category. Sponsored by Sun and Oracle.

TechWeb Search
http://www.content.techweb.com/news
Search enginer for technology companies, including profiles, news, product reviews, and fianancial information.

Treasury Market Summary
http://www.stocktrader.com/yc2.html
Provides treasury yields, a matrix of spreads and the yield curve.

Wall St. Journal Job Seek
http://careers.wsj.com
Management and professional job listing

Wall St. Research Net
http://www.wsrn.com/index.html
Provides market information and a search engine for US & Canadian publicly traded companies. Useful links:

Who Where
http://www.whowhere.com/
Directory/Locator – will create map.

World News Summary
http://www.yahoo.com

Yahoo!
http://www.yahoo.com/
Comprehensive search engine. Useful links include:

Yahoo! Finance
http://www.quote.yahoo.com

 





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