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INTERNET RESOURCES FOR COVERING THE STOCK MARKET

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Adding Context to Business Stories
http://www.newslab.org/resources/business.htm
NewsLab links for backgrounding companies and sectors.

Calculators
http://www.newslab.org/links/calculatorlinks.htm
Links to online calculators thata make math easy.

Economy.com
http://www.economy.com/default.asp
Offers useful links to news stories.

The Economist
http://www.economist.com/finance/index.cfm
Finance section of weekly magazine has news stories, links to backgrounders, resources.

Investment Discussion Groups
http://www.investorlinks.com/directory/16/
InvestorLinks directory of chat rooms can help you find story ideas.

Investopedia
http://www.investopedia.com/university/stocks/
Stock basics tutorial, for beginners.

Journalist's Guide to Economic Terms
http://www.facsnet.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=190:journalists-guide-to-economic-terms-04-02&catid=75:archives&Itemid=100003
A list of common terms from the Foundation for American Communications.

National Center for Business Journalism
http://www.businessjournalism.org/
Articles, tutorials and online seminars from Arizona State University.

Talking Biz News
http://talkingbiznews.com/
A blog on business journalism from SABEW and the Carolina Business News Initiative at UNC-Chapel Hill.

The Press and the World of Money
http://backissues.cjrarchives.org/year/93/6/books-money.asp
Book review from CJR raises good questions journalists should ask in covering economic issues.

Society of American Business Editors and Writers
http://www.sabew.org/
Membership group encourages comprehensive reporting of economic events; does not offer many online resources.

Stock Market Glossary
http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/glossary.stm
From ask to yield, a glossary of trading terms compiled by the NASDAQ.

Webguide to Stock and Commodity Exchanges
http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/rul/rr_gateway/research_guides/busi/stocks.shtml
Rutgers University library links to exchanges and other resources.

Yahoo! Finance
http://finance.yahoo.com/
News, resources, links, and a finance quiz.


 

 

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