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All of the following links have been selected by SWS leadership as being especially helpful for learning more about investing and various topics within business.
Helpful Links to Outside Resources
- SEC Filings & Forms: All companies, foreign and domestic, are required to file registration statements, periodic reports, and other forms electronically through EDGAR. Anyone can access and download this information for free. Here you'll find links to a complete list of filings available through EDGAR and instructions for searching the EDGAR database.
- Earnings.com: lets you get the latest corporate information, with access to live webcasts and online replays of earnings calls, annual meetings, investor meetings, trancripts and event briefs, annual and quarterly reports, company profiles, management presentations, press releases, email alerts, etc.
- Investopedia's Industry Handbook: Investopedia provides a guide to analysis across a variety of industries. What drives the biotechnology industry? What metrics are important in the banking industry? This site is quite comprehensive and breaks it down by industry. It also has links to learn more about Porter's Five Forces analysis.
this link that has a ton of daily newsletters in all
industries and they're free! So check it out!! They send info about
articles, conferences, etc.
- Fidelity's Trading Knowledge Center: Fidelity Investments' special site has videos and tutorials about how to actually conduct research, perform your own analysis, manage risk, and make trades.
- Zacks.com: "Profit from the Pros" is a really helpful newsletter put out by Zacks.com that covers equity research, wealth management, and a wide array of topics related to investing.
For basic definitions and explanations, we recommend investopedia.com or wikipedia.org. For more information about specific stocks, check out Google Finance or Yahoo Finance, where you can get linked to other useful sites as well, including Reuters and MarketWatch. And for easy-to-understand, interesting analysis, check out the Motley Fool at fool.com.
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