Links

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/

NSADAQ/AMEX                                             http://www.nasdaq.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/

Citibank                                                            http://www.citigroup.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

http://www.edgar-online.com

Company ratios and financial reports                  http://www.freedgar.com

FASB                                                               http://www.fasb.org

CFA exam information                                      http://www.aimr.org

http://www.excite.com/xdr/business/companies/index.html

http://www.corpfinet.com

http://www.worldnet.att.net/explore/business/index.html

http://www.quicken.com/investments

Financial Information library                               http://www.mbnet.mb.ca:80/~russell/

http://www.streetlink.com   http://www.experian.com/index.html

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

www.ft.com                 www.ustreas.gov/        

www.moodys.com       www.standardandpoors.com

http://stats.bis.gov/cpihome.htm www.americanbanker.com

www.fdic.gov/              www.ny.frb.org

www.sec.com              www.nyse.com

www.aba.com/aba/      www.mybank.com

www.occ.treas.gov/      www.americanbanker.com/

www.ncua.gov/            www.bis.org/   

www.ncuo.com/           www.naic.org/

www.ins.state.ny.us/                 www.ambest.com/       

www.vanguard.com/     www.300.fidelity.com/              www.pionline.com       

www.pbgc.gov/            www.investors.com/                

http://www.stocktrader.com/yc2.html    http://www.greatwesternbank.com/

http://www.fdic.gov/bank/analytical/index.html   http://www.sfnb.com/

http://www.suntrust.com/pers/about/                 http://www2.fdic.gov/qbp

http://www.gmacfs.com/           http://www.bloomberg.com/welcome.html

http://www.ml.com/      http://www.corningcu.org/         http://www.bog.frb.fed.us/releases/CP/default.htm

http://www.bondsonline.com/corpindex.html     

http://www.bondsonline.com/bondquoteindex.html

http://www.interestratesonline.com/cgi-bin/www/index.pl

http://quotes.ino.com/analysis/extremes/futures/  http://www.cboe.com/tools/optcalcu.htm

www.troweprice.com/ go to investment tools and click on college investment or retirement to calculate how portfolios would behave in each of 500 scenarios using Monte Carlo analysis

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.fdic.gov/bank/statistical/statistics/sectione.html

http://www.fdic.gov/bank/statistical/statistics/0109/sirc11.html

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 U.S. news site.  Coverage of global events and markets.

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.cbot.com/                         Chicago Board of Trade (futures trading) website

http://www.cboe.com/                         Chicago Board Options Exchange

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.nyt.com/                           The New York Times, from time to times the NYT has excellent financial information.

http://www.tfsd.com/                          Formerly, http://www.securitiesdata.com/, now Thompson Financial Securities Data.  This site has the latest updates on U.S. and global underwriting volume and M&A activity.

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.

www.morningstar.com, www.ici.org mutual fund information

http://www.ici.org                                Investment Company Institute website.  See the Mutual Fund Fact book for industry statistics.

http://www.lipperweb.com/            Lipper Analytical Services is an excellent site for mutual fund information.

http://www.Refco.ca          Refco Futures (Canada) Ltd. - Futures Brokers, Commodities Trading and Alternative Investments in Canada