What is your favorite place to do stock research?
I want to be a little more forceful with my family finances and would like to be more knowledgeable. I have been using Morningstar and Wall Street journal and think that its great. however, i would like more of a variety. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
Looking up information about a stock: http://www.google.com/finance
Free charting software: http://www.marketbrowser.com/mbzzzvj.asp
General News: http://www.reuters.com
Some recent winners I found on reuters:
IBM (IBM): http://www.reuters.com/article/ousiv/idUSTRE50J7HQ20090121
Google (GOOG): http://www.reuters.com/article/ousiv/idUSTRE50L62A20090123
Amazon (AMZN): http://www.reuters.com/article/newsOne/idUSTRE50S6X820090129
Merck and Co. (MRK): http://www.reuters.com/article/ousiv/idUSTRE5123J020090203
I found out while I was finding the reports above that Google and IBM are working together on health software. Health care is a major area of focus on Obama’s agenda: http://www.reuters.com/article/technologyNews/idUSTRE5141Y520090205
Both Google and IBM are on steady up-trends
Also if you like a company, learn about it on its website.
For example: http://www.ibm.com/investor/pdf/ibm_ir_dividends_2008_v2.pdf
How to research stocks and the stock market