WEB SITES FOR FINANCIAL INFORMATION
Financial Web pages: URL
Dr. Kiss home page http://www.rhsmith.umd.edu/finance/elinda-kiss
Dr. Kiss notes on Blackboard http://bb.rhsmith.umd.edu
Dr. Kiss Rutgers home page http://www.elinda-kiss.rutgers.edu
Wall Street Journal interactive edition http://interactive.wsj.com/pages/money.htm
Bloomberg Financial Services http://www.bloomberg.com/welcome.html
CNN Financial News http://www.cnnfn.com/
Definition of "fair value" http://www.cnnfn.com/2000/04/17/investing/fairvalue/
Yahoo Financial Ratios, and historical data for stocks & indexes http://finance.yahoo.com
New York Times http://www.nytimes.com
New York Stock Exchange http://www.nyse.com/
Chicago Board of Trade http://www.cbot.com/
Chicago Mercantile Exchange http://www.cme.com/
Philadelphia Stock Exchange http://www.phlx.com/
Janney Montgomery Scott invest. bank http://www.jmsonline.com/
Wachovia Bank http://www.wachovia.com/
The Vanguard Group-mutual funds http://www.vanguard.com/
Fidelity Investments - mutual funds http://www161.fidelity.com/
Federal Reserve Bank of NY-statistical info. http://www.ny.frb.org/pihome/statistics/
Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED) http://www.stls.frb.org/fred/
Federal Reserve Board http://www.federalreserve.gov/
FOMC info at http://www.federalreserve.gov/fomc/
Bureau of the Census http://www.census.gov/
Bureau of Labor Statistics http://www.bls.gov
International Monetary Fund http://www.imf.org/
Wall Street Research Network http://www.wsrn.com/
Bankruptcy library http://bankrupt.com/
Ohio State University Financial Data finder http://www.cob.ohio-state.edu/dept/fin/osudata.htm
Economics calendar http://biz.yahoo.com/calendar
Economic Research site http://www.dismal.com/
Stock market valuation calculator http://www.dismal.com/cgi/stocks.asp
Economics calendar http://biz.yahoo.com/calendar
Analysis of recently released economic data WWW.bridge.com
PCBE (Philadelphia Council Business Economics) http://www.nabe.com/chapters/phlhome.htm
NABE (Natl. Assoc. Business Economics) http://www.nabe.com
Data Broadcast Company http://www.esignal.com
SEC & Edgar http://www.sec.gov/index.html
Company ratios and financial reports http://www.freedgar.com
CFA exam information http://www.aimr.org
Financial Information library http://www.mbnet.mb.ca:80/~russell/
Morningstar's approach to stock analysis: http://news.morningstar.com/iandwin/Msapproach.pdf
Wall Street Journal student subscription point your browser to: http://info.wsj.com/student at the User Name prompt, enter your 12-digit account number without any spaces (e.g., 010296201704) from then on, go to http://wsj.com or to http://interactive.wsj.com/pages/money.htm
to investment tools and click on college investment or retirement to calculate
how portfolios would behave in each of 500 scenarios using
Go to www.fdic.gov
Click on FDIC Statistics; Click on Statistics in Banking and then on Savings Institutions
That leads to savings institution data; Click on most recent issue
http://www.mybank.com/ This comprehensive listing will help you locate banks on the World Wide Web.
http://www.occ.treas.gov/ Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
http://www.ots.treas.gov/ The Office of Thrift Supervision, a bureau of the U.S. Treasury
http://www.americanbanker.com The publication of the banker’s trade association.
http://www.ft.com/ Financial Times;
FT won two Espy awards for best new site and best non
http://www.ffiec.gov/ Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council will shortly provide peer group average data for banks. The website also includes forms needed to fill out call reports and contains the Uniform Bank Performance Report.
http://www.bankone.com/ Bank One Corp.’s website.
http://www.ginniemae.gov/ The Government National Mortgage Association
http://www.fanniemae.com/ The Federal National Mortgage Association
http://www.freddiemac.com/ The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation
An excellent VAR website can be found at www.contingencyanalysis.com.
http://www.kmv.com/ The website of KMV corporation, the developer of the KMV option based credit scoring model.
http://www.investors.com/ Investor’s Daily is a website that provides investors with current information; it is a companion site to the Investor’s Business Daily publication.
http://www.naic.org/ The website of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners
http://www.rutgers.edu/Accounting/raw/fasb/ FASB webpage
http://www.cme.com/ Chicago Mercantile Exchange (futures trading) website
http://www.liffe.com/ London International Financial Futures Exchange website.
http://www.bis.org/ Bank of International Settlements website. The BIS collects data about derivatives usage and promulgates risk based capital requirements including requirements for derivatives usage.
http://www.isda.org/ International Swaps and Derivatives Association is a global trade association for the derivatives industry.
http://www.economist.com/ The Economist, an excellent current event magazine covering international business, politics, finance and economics. Excellent source of context about countries and regions of the world.
www.psa.com/publications/igabs/prepayment.htm for various prepayment models on different loan types.
http://www.ambest.com A.M. Best is a leading source of information on the insurance industry. Industry and firm specific data are provided.
http://www.nuco.com/ The National Underwriter Company publishes a “broad array of print, e-media and software products for the insurance and financial services industries.”
http://www.sia.com/ The Securities Industry Association website. Industry information, the SIA Fact book (other than the current annual version) and discussions on key industry issues may be found here.
http://www.sec.gov/ The Securities Exchange Commission
http://www.nyse.com/ The website of the NYSE, exchange rules are online.
http://www.nasd.com/ The National Association of Securities Dealers website.
http://www.sipc.com/ The Securities Investor Protection Corporation website.
http://www.ici.org Investment Company Institute website. See the Mutual Fund Fact book for industry statistics.
Analytical Services is an excellent site for mutual fund information.