Financial Sources on the Internet 2020

This is a selective and wide ranging guide to mostly free financial, market, benchmarking, data, and knowledge discovery resources on the internet. The guide is especially useful during this time of financial tumult, and will be updated in future as we continue to experience financial volatility around the world. The four information areas covered include: news, corporate, academic, public/private, scholarly and government sites and services:

  • Corporate Conference Calls Resources
  • Financial Sources
  • Financial Sources Search Engines
  • Selected Venture Capital Sources


Business Wire

MediaPlatform Webcast Event Services

PR Newswire

Refinitiv – Connecting You to the World’s Financial Markets

Wall Street Horizon – Earnings Calendar

Yahoo! Current Day Conference Calls


2019 Index of Economic Freedom

2020 Directory Of Directories

2020 New Economy Resources

529 College Savings Plan – Educational Material from Fidelity

6 Steps To Building A Successful Investment Portfolio

a16z Crypto

Accounting Education Resource Guide

A Guide to the 2007 – 2008 Global Financial Crisis

Alacra Store – Company, Credit, Deal, Investment and Market Research

Amazon Quantum Ledger Database (QLDB)

American Association of Individual Investors

American Banker Online

Annual Reports

Annuities Investments

Annuity Types

AQR Data Sets

Asset Macro 

AsteroidIQ Competitive Intelligence

Auditing Algorithms: Adding Accountability to Automated Authority

Bank Rate Monitor

Barron’s Online

Basically Money – Free Personal and Family Finance Q&A Community

Benefunder – Hybrid Funding Channel for Research and Innovation

Benzinga – Innovative News and Analysis Service

Betterment – Investing Made Better Through Smarter Technology

BiggerPockets Real Estate Investing Guide

BigCharts – Stock Charts – Stock Screeners – Research Tools – Reinvent Your Back Office

Billbaba – Bill Payment Reminders and Related Tools

BizStats – Comprehensive Business Statistics, Financial Ratios & Benchmarks

BlockChain – Connecting the World to Crypto

Blockchain – WikiPedia



Budgeting 101

BudgetPulse – Simple Online Money Tracking and Budget

Business Intelligence Resources

Campbell R. Harvey’s Hypertextual Finance Glossary

CASSIDI® – Banking Competitive Analysis

Census Business Builder (CBB)

Center for Financial Services Innovation

Central Bank Cryptocurrencies

Chart of the Day – Insightful Stock Market and Financial Related Charts

Chicago Mercantile Exchange – CME

Citing Business Sources – BRASS Business Guide

C-Loans Commercial Mortgage Lender Databank


Commercial Mortgage Leads

Comtex SmarTrend Alert – UK Financial Comparison Shopping Sites

Consano – Directly Support Medical Research That Matters To You – Global Research and Analysis Expertise

Coviam – Innovate Digital

Credit Card Menu – Compare Credit Card Offers

CreditCardXPO – Find Credit Card Applications Online

Creditworthy Business Credit

Crowdcube – Invest In Innovative British Businesses

Crowdfunding Resources 2020

CryptoClarified – Cryptocurrency Blog

Crypto Hawks and Doves by Howard Davies

Current Awareness Tools 2020

Daily Finance

Daily Stocks

Dark Data

DataBank – The World Bank

DataFox by Oracle – Understand and Predicts Trends In the Private Tech Sector

Dato Capital – Private Company Data, Information and Documents

DealMarket – The Global Private Equity Platform – Drooms DealFlow

DealStream – Global B2B Marketplace

Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAO)

Digital Currency

Director Stats

Dow Jones

DTN.IQ – Streaming Real-time Stocks, Futures and Option Quotes, and Breaking News

DueDil – Financial Performance of Your Competitors, Suppliers and Customers

Dummies Series Personal Finance & Investments books Dummies Series published by John Wiley & Sons Inc.

eBrevia  – Intelligent Contract Analysis

eCommerce Resources

EDGAR – Search Tools

Equis International – MetaStock Software, Technical Analysis, Charting and Financial Tools


Experiment – Platform for Funding Scientific Discoveries

Explorer Multi – Blockchain and Crypto Search Engine

FactSet – Made for OutPerformers

Federal Reserve Districts

File Shift – Simple File Delivery

FinAid! – The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid

Finance41 – Painless Personal Finance

Finance Resources on the Web

FinancesOnline – Free Platform to Find Best B2B and SaaS Solutions

Financial Access Survey – Measuring Access to and Use of Financial Services Worldwide

Financial Calculators

Financial Engines – Help for your 401(k)

Financial Management – Scholarly Research in Finance

FINRA – Financial Industry Regulatory Authority

FinRoad – The Financial Markets Network

Finstead – Questions and Answers for Finance and Investment

FINTEL – Financial Intelligence For Your Business – Stock Market Screener, Charts, Quotes, and Financial Visualizations


Fixed Income Investing Fundamentals

Flow of Funds Guide – Financial Accounts Guide

Forex Charts – Real Time Free Forex Charts – See Who Is Raising Money

Fortua – You Can Do It With Fortuna

FRASER – Discover Economic History

FRED – Federal Reserve Economic Data

Free Law Project

FreeLunch – Free Economic, Demographic and Financial Data

FreeRealTime Start Page

Funding Circle USA

GEOFRED – Geographical Economic Data – Giddy’s Web Resources in Finance

Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM)

Global Stock Trends

GnuCash – Free Personal and Small Business Financial-Accounting Software

Grant Forward – Start Moving Your Research Forward

Grant Resources 2020

Grant Street Group Financial Auctions

Grisbi – Personnal Accounting Application

GuruFocus – Stock Picks and Market Insights of Warren Buffett and Other Guru Investors

Gust – Global SaaS Funding Platform

Hedera Hashgraph – Distributed Ledger Technology

Hedge Fund Reports

HiddenLevers – Scenario Analysis and Portfolio Planning for Investors

Honeyminer – Start Mining Cryptocurrency Right Now

Hoover’s Online – D&B Hoovers – The Business Information Authority

How To Invest in Cryptocurrencies: The Ultimate Beginners Guide

HyperLedger Project

Hypertextual Finance Glossary – Over 8,000 Entries and 18,000 Hyperlinks

iBillionaire Index (BILLION)

IDEAS – Largest Bibliographic Database of Economic Literature on the Internet

IFC – International Finance Corporation

I Know First – Daily Market Forecast

IMF Data Sets – International Economics Data and Statistics

IMF Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board

IMF: Financial Market Update

Indinero – Software for Managing Business Finances

Industry Research from the University of Tennessee

Industry Research – ULS Digital Library, University of Pittsburgh

INO – The Web Center for Futures and Options


International Banking Research Network (IBRN)

International Monetary Fund (IMF) – Data and Statistics 

International Review of Finance

Investing in Bonds

Investment FAQ


Investor’s Clearinghouse from the Alliance for Investor Education – The Leading Online Guide to Investing

Investor’s Business Daily – Investing Glossary

InvestorVillage – Where Serious Investors Connect

Japan Financials

Journal of Internet Banking and Commerce

JP Morgan Markets

Kiplinger – Trusted Financial Advice

Kompyte – Track Your Competitors In Real Time

Lending Tree

Liberty Street Economics

Liquid by Blockstream

List of Open Access Economics Journals

London Stock Exchange

Map of the Market

Market News International

Marketocracy – Finding the Best Investors in the World

Market Simplified

Market Vector

Market Watch


Microfinance Gateway

Microsoft Excel templates for family/personal finance, money management Cash flow management for home and family users – Compare Loans, Credit Cards, Mortgages, Car and Home Insurances

MoneyScience v3 – Financial Intelligence Network

Mortgage Calculator

Mozenda Web Agent Builder – Web Data Extraction

MSN Money

Mvelopes Personal – Online Home Budgeting System

My Bank Tracker – Compares Rates, Reviews and Financial Information

NASDAQ Stock Market

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

National Endowment for Financial Education

National Information Center of the Federal Reserve System

New Economy Resources 2020

New York Stock Exchange – NYSE

Nexodyne Stock Exchange (NSXE) – Stock Market Simulator

OANDA, The Currency Site: Foreign Exchange Services and Trading

Office of Financial Education of the Department of the Treasury – The Number 1 Source for Oil and Energy News

Online Publications for Investors


Peer to Peer Lending with Prosper Blog

Pefin – The World’s First AI Financial Advisor

Perfect Information

PitchBook – Better Data and Better Decisions


Prediction Markets 2020

Preseries – Automated Platform To Discover, Evaluate, and Monitor Early Stage Investments

Primer on Bond Investing Educational material

PrivCo – Private Company Financial Intelligence

Quandl Resource Hub – Alternative Data Sources

Quandl – Search Over 7,000,000 Financial, Economic and Social Datasets


Rank and Filed – SEC Filings For Humans

RateNet – Find the Best Rates in Your Area

Reference for Business

Retirement Planning in 8 Steps: The Practical Guide to Securing Your Financial Well-Being – Amazon Kindle ebook

Ripple World’s Open Payment System

Savings Bond Calculator Online Resources for Stock and Options Traders

SEC Filings & Forms (EDGAR)

Secure Your Future with a Roth IRA from State Farm®


Seeking Alpha – Stock Market News, Opinion and Analysis

ShareNett – Curate – Collaborate – Co-Invest Members Only

Sifma – Financial Markets and Economy Statistics and Data

Silicon Investor

Sixpence – The First Crowdfunding Platform to Offer “RoundUps” for Fundraising

Smart Stocks

Squared Away – Clear and Engaging Financial Guidance

Stock Charts

StockMarketEye – Easy-to-Use Portfolio Management Software

StockTwits® – Real Investors – Real Ideas – Real Time

StudyFinance – Fundamentals of Applied Finance

SumZero – The World’s Largest Community Exclusively for Professional Investors

Swirlds – The Platform for Distributed Applications

TadaWeb – Clone and Amplify Human Intelligence for Web Data Collection and Analysis

The Big Money from Slate – Synthesis of Financial News and Tools

The Big Picture – Barry Ritholtz Blog

The Center for Microeconomic Data

The Economy – Global Economic Crisis Special Coverage and World Market Analysis

The Financial Forecast Center™

The Investment FAQ – Financial Community Forum for Active Traders and Investors

The Street – Real Money

The World Bank: Annual Report 2019

The World Bank Data Catalog

The World Federation of Exchanges

Thinkable – World’s First Purpose-built Platform to Mobilize Knowledge & Fund Breakthrough Ideas

Tools for Investors

Top 10 Crowdfunding Sites for Nonprofits

Tracking Your Portfolio On Yahoo! Finance

Trading Economics

Trading Markets

USA Facts – Our Nation In Numbers

U.S. Banking Law

U.S. Department of Treasury

U.S. Digital Registry

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Forms List

Vetted Deals 2020


Wallmine – Wall Street Data Mining

Wall Street Horizon – Earnings Calendar

Wave – Changing the Way Millions of Small Businesses Manage Their Finances

Wealthfront – Automated Investment Service

WikiPedia – Bitcoin

WikiPedia – CryptoCurrency

WikiPedia – Initial Coin Offering (ICO)

World Bank Developer Network

World dataBank – World Development Indicators (WDI) and Global Development Finance (GDF)

World Economic Outlook (WEO) Databases

XBRL – eXtensible Business Reporting Language

Yahoo! Finance

YCharts – Comprehensive Stock and Economic Charts

Zack’s Investment Research, Analysis & Recommendations

Zephyr – Comprehensive M&A data



Business and Financial Search Engines

Explorer Multi – Blockchain and Crypto Search Engine

Financial and Business Search Engines

Financial Engines

Wolfram/Alpha Computational Intelligence


Accel Partners

ARCH Venture Partners

Benchmark Capital

Capital Connection: Entrepreneur’s Resource for Finance

Hummer Winblad Venture Partners

Investment Education Center – Retirement funds, College funds, etc.

Lightspeed Venture Partners


MIT Club of Northern California

MIT/Stanford Venture lab (VLAB)

Norwest Venture Partners (NVP)

Tech Capital Partners

Venture Capital Database (VCDB)

Venture Planning Associates


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