Where can I find resources for investing?

What ratings services, newsletters, and educational materials does the library offer for investors?



There are many books treating general and specific investment topics. If you don't know the range of specific types of investing that are of interest to you, here's a trick: use the word "investing" as your keyword subject search, and then look in the filters on the left. Open the Subject filter, then select "more" to view other terms.

Periodicals at Lawson McGhee Library

Newsletters and other periodicals:

  • No-Load Fund Investor
  • The Chartist
  • Wall Street's Best Digest
  • The NBER Digest

Magazines and tabloids:

  • Barron's
  • Better Investing
  • Kiplinger's Personal Finance (this is also downloadable on Flipster)

Online collections

Find resources for investing on our website:

  • Morningstar, Value Line, and Financial Ratings Series provide evaluations and investor education.
  • Mergent Archives: Find company annual reports and industry reports.

In other resources:


EDGAR company filings – Search corporate information including registration statements, prospectuses and periodic reports filed on Forms 10-K and 10-Q.

Investor.gov – A guide to help you invest wisely and avoid fraud.

FINRA Disciplinary Actions Online – The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) takes disciplinary actions against firms and individuals for violations of laws, rules, and regulations. Also provides advice for avoiding fraud and finding a qualified investment professional (brokers, investment advisers and financial planners) to help you make sound investment decisions.

  • Last Updated Apr 07, 2022
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