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Introduction to Online Investment Research

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ISBN-10: 0538726814

ISBN-13: 9780538726818

Edition: 2004

Authors: Interactive Business Research Staff, Jan Davis

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Introduction to Online Investment Research outlines a proven methodology for efficiently researching personal investment choices using the vast array of resources available online. Focusing on the most common investment questions, this book provides you with the research tools and techniques necessary to help you make effective portfolio management decisions on a wide variety of income and equity products. Like all the titles in the Business Research Series, this book is conveniently divided into four sections containing a number of business research applications that can be used for both in-house research training and reference. Internet research can be quick, easy, and abundant ? but also…    
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Book details

List price: $54.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Cengage South-Western
Publication date: 4/21/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 344
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Preface
Investing and the Internet
Developing an Investment Research Strategy
Constructing a Research Statement
Question Your Data Sources
Sources of Investment Data
Free Internet Investment Portals for General Investment Data
Free Internet Investment Portals for Specific Investment Data
Online Database Services
Fee-Based Individual Sites
The Stock Market: A Brief Overview
Common and Preferred Stocks
Stock Exchanges
Microcap (Penny) Stocks
Stock Indexes
Researching Stocks: Types of Investment Analysis
Fundamental Financial Analysis
Analysis of Social Responsibility
Technical Analysis
Economic Analysis
Industry Analysis
Researching Stocks: Types of Financial Data
Company Tear Sheets
Financial Data
Stock Quotes
Analysts' Reports
Earnings Estimates and Analysts' Ratings
Earnings Calendars, Surprises, Upgrades, and Downgrades
Whispered Earnings
Analyst Conference Calls
Financial Newspapers, Magazines, and Online Commentary
Newsletters
Initial Public Offerings
Real Estate Investment Trusts
Mutual Funds
Types of Mutual Funds
Researching Mutual Funds
Buying and Selling Funds
Bonds
Types of Bonds
Researching Bonds
The Money Market and Certificates of Deposits
Precious Metals
Commodities and Futures
Commodities Trading
Researching Commodities
Research Tools
Online Brokerage Services
Portfolio Tracking Tools
Stock Evaluators
Stock Screening Tools
Conclusion
Investment Research Case Study
Case Study Background
Selecting an Online Discount Broker
Developing a List of Investment Data Sources
Financial Data
Stock Screeners
Finding Ideas for Possible Investments
Fundamental Analysis--The Research Worksheet
Tools to Stay Current
Portfolio Tracking
Current Awareness--News Alerts
Conclusion
Investment Research Problems and Online Solutions
Financial Market Data
Corporate Governance
Economic and Industry Overviews
Mutual Funds
Bonds
Financial Market Data
Which Are the Top Price Performing Publicly Traded Companies in the Waste Management Industry?
Find Ten Years of Stock Price Data for Six Companies in the Footwear Industry
Find as Much Free Information as You Can on Five Companies Traded Over the Counter
Search for Stocks in the Home-Building Industry with Price to Earnings (P/E) Ratios of 10.0 or Less
Find and Compare the Financial Operating Ratios of Pfizer, Merck, Novartis, and Bristol-Meyers Squibb and the Overall Pharmaceutical Industry
Find Current Financial Projections for BP PLC
Are Any Analysts' Reports Available for Phoenix Waste Services, Recycling Industries, Inc., or UltraGuard Water Systems?
Find the Top Three to Five Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) Currently Yielding the Highest Dividend
Identify the Companies That Warren Buffett Invests In
What Companies Have Recently Filed Initial Public Offerings?
Corporate Governance
Identify All of the Corporate Boards of Which Martha Stewart Is a Member
Corporate Reporting to Shareholders about the Challenges of the Current Year and Its Future Outlook
Economic and Industry Overviews
Find Current Overviews of the U.S. Economy That Discuss Economic Conditions and Trends That Affect Investors
Find a Comprehensive Overview of the Fertilizer Industry
Mutual Funds
Find the Top Five Mutual Funds in the Precious Metals Industry
Compile a List of Municipal Bond Closed-End Mutual Funds That Are Currently Trading at the Biggest Discount
Bonds
Compile a List of Corporate Junk Bonds That Will Mature in One to three Years
What Was the Yield on the One-, Five-, and Twenty-Year Treasury Bond Rates on December 31, 2001?
Investment Research Data Source Evaluations and Reviews
Data Source Ratings
Development of the Reviews
Organization of the Reviews
The Big Three Research Database Aggregators
Online Investment Portals for Financial Market Data
Online Investment Sites for Public Company Financial Data
Online Investment Sites for Financial Market News and Analysis
Online Investment Sites for Mutual Funds
Online Investment Sites for Bonds
Online Investment Sites for Economic and Industry Data
The Big Three Research Database Aggregators
Dialog
Factiva
LexisNexis
Online Investment Portals for Financial Market Data
Yahoo! Finance
MSN Money
SmartMoney
Online Investment Sites for Public Company Financial Data
BigCharts
DailyStocks.com
Zacks
Investext
Value Line
The Wall Street Transcript
Bloomberg Professional
Hoover's Online
Mergent Online
Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage
Thomson Research
10k Wizard
FreeEDGAR/EDGAR Online/EDGARpro
Online Investment Sites for Financial Market News and Analysis
CBS MarketWatch
TheStreet.com
Briefing.com
Online Investment Sites for Mutual Funds
Morningstar
Closed-End Fund Center
Online Investment Sites for Bonds
Lipper Horizon
Bondtrac
Online Investment Sites for Economic and Industry Data
Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)
Budget and Economic Outlook
Economy.com
First Research
Appendix
Directory of Online Business Data Sources
Directory of Online Business Data Publishers
Business Data Source Rating Survey
Contributor Biographies
Index