Q. Where can I find resources for investing?

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Catalog

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 "investments" as your keyword subject search, and then look on the right for a "Try these too" heading over a list of topics.

Online collections

Morningstar, Value Line, and Financial Ratings Series provide evaluations and investor education.

Find company annual reports and industry reports in Mergent Archives.

How to Understand the Financial Pages: A Guide to Money and the Jargon by Alexander Davidson. 2nd ed., 2008. A guide to the financial media which explains the essential terms and concepts found in newspapers and magazines, financial websites, stockbrokers' research and company reports. In Gale eBooks.

There's a bunch of downloadable ebooks and audiobooks on OverDrive.

And there's a bunch of full-text-searchable, streaming books on O'Reilly in the Trading Stocks subtopic of Personal Finance.

Websites

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 Aug 07, 2021
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