Financial Web pages:                                                     URL

Dr. Kiss home page                                 

Dr. Kiss notes on Blackboard                     

Dr. Kiss Rutgers home page                    

Wall Street Journal interactive edition       

Bloomberg Financial Services                   

CNN Financial News                              

Definition of "fair value"                           

Yahoo Financial Ratios, and historical data for stocks & indexes

New York Times                                    

New York Stock Exchange                      


Chicago Board of Trade                          

Chicago Mercantile Exchange                  

Philadelphia Stock Exchange                    

Janney Montgomery Scott  invest. bank    

Wachovia Bank                                       


The Vanguard Group-mutual funds           

Fidelity Investments - mutual funds           

Federal Reserve Bank of NY-statistical info.

Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED) 

Federal Reserve Board                                              

FOMC info at                                                             

Bureau of the Census                              

Bureau of Labor Statistics                        

International Monetary Fund                    

Wall Street Research Network                 

Bankruptcy library                                   

Ohio State University Financial Data finder

Economics calendar                                 

Economic Research site                           

Stock market valuation calculator 

Economics calendar                                 

Analysis of recently released economic data

PCBE (Philadelphia Council Business Economics) 

NABE (Natl. Assoc. Business Economics)

Data Broadcast Company                        

SEC & Edgar                                          

Company ratios and financial reports        


CFA exam information                            

Financial Information library                     

Morningstar's approach to stock analysis:  

Wall Street Journal student subscription point your browser to: at the User Name prompt, enter your 12-digit account number without any spaces  (e.g., 010296201704) from then on, go to  or to                                                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

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                   This comprehensive listing will help you locate banks on the World Wide Web.  Office of the Comptroller of the Currency                  The Office of Thrift Supervision, a bureau of the U.S. Treasury       The publication of the banker’s trade association.                               Financial Times; FT won two Espy awards for best new site and best non U.S. news site.  Coverage of global events and markets.                          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.                  Bank One Corp.’s website.                The Government National Mortgage Association               The Federal National Mortgage Association              The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation

An excellent VAR website can be found at                          The website of KMV corporation, the developer of the KMV option based credit scoring model.                 Investor’s Daily is a website that provides investors with current information; it is a companion site to the Investor’s Business Daily publication.                           The website of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners FASB webpage                         Chicago Board of Trade (futures trading) website                         Chicago Board Options Exchange                          Chicago Mercantile Exchange (futures trading) website                           London International Financial Futures Exchange website.                             Bank of International Settlements website.  The BIS collects data about derivatives usage and promulgates risk based capital requirements including requirements for derivatives usage.                           International Swaps and Derivatives Association is a global trade association for the derivatives industry.                 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. for various prepayment models on different loan types.                      A.M. Best is a leading source of information on the insurance industry.  Industry and firm specific data are provided.                        The National Underwriter Company publishes a “broad array of print, e-media and software products for the insurance and financial services industries.”                            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.                            The Securities Exchange Commission                           The New York Times, from time to times the NYT has excellent financial information.                          Formerly,, now Thompson Financial Securities Data.  This site has the latest updates on U.S. and global underwriting volume and M&A activity.                         The website of the NYSE, exchange rules are online.                         The National Association of Securities Dealers website.                          The Securities Investor Protection Corporation website., mutual fund information                                Investment Company Institute website.  See the Mutual Fund Fact book for industry statistics.            Lipper Analytical Services is an excellent site for mutual fund information.          Refco Futures (Canada) Ltd. - Futures Brokers, Commodities Trading and Alternative Investments in Canada