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BigCharts is the world’s most comprehensive and easy-to-use investment research Web site, providing access to professional-level research tools such as interactive charts, stock and fund quotes, industry analysis and intraday stock screeners, as well as market news and commentary. Great source for historical stock quotes. 

DealBook is a source for financial news and analysis from the New York Times. It covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and more.

Investopedia is the online encyclopedia of investing. Resources are provided for four main types of users: beginners, experienced investors, active traders or retirement planners. The site offers tutorials, articles, research and advice on all facets of investing. 

Investor Education from NASAA
The North American Securities Administrators Association provides a variety of online investor education resources for people of all ages and experience.  

Lipper Fund Screener
Although designed primarily for investment professionals, this site provides fund analysis that can be helpful for anyone.

Morningstar is known for their coverage of mutual funds, but they now cover stocks as well. Free membership includes current quotes and reports for stocks and funds, investment education materials, current market advice, and investment tools. Premium services are available with a paid subscription. 

The FINRA Investor Education Foundation site offers resources and tools for investor education. 

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission – Online Publications
A great source of information on all aspects of investing, from how to work with a broker to how to read a mutual fund prospectus. Users can browse the alphabetical listing of titles or search for a specific topic.

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Last review 2/23/2022