Smart Money

PUBLISHED : Monday, 18 July, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 18 July, 2011, 12:00am
 

Some useful investing resources:

howthemarketworks.com

This may sound like a site for novice investors, but it also offers useful and realistic tools for experienced traders. The site is run by an established investment education company, so instructional sections on basic market terms and strategies such as day trading and short selling are easy to understand. Their sophisticated virtual stock market allows even aggressive traders to test trading strategies in stocks, foreign exchange, options and other instruments. Try this out before you lose your own real money.

hkmarketwrap.blogspot.com

The Hong Kong stock market wrap neatly solves a problem for investors who need timely summaries and translations of both English and Chinese stock market news and announcements. Initial public offerings, company earnings, fund-raisings and other financial acquisitions are reported clearly and cited from major Chinese and English media sources. Rather than surfing and sorting your way through a variety of websites, this wrap-up gathers all the news in one location.

seekingalpha.com

Actionable analysis and features that examine the big and small investment issues make the site valuable for active traders. The site's event-based trading, stock, derivatives and exchange-traded fund analysis are incisive and specific. Their Long & Short Ideas section offers boldly original ideas that will sharpen your trading acumen. And an Investing Tools section is filled with assorted applications and filters for rating research reports and hedging your positions. Whether you are running a conservative portfolio of stocks and fixed income investments or trading on takeovers, this site is filled with thoughtful ideas.

Share

 

Send to a friend

To forward this article using your default email client (e.g. Outlook), click here.

Smart Money

Enter multiple addresses separated by commas(,)

For unlimited access to:

SCMP.com SCMP Tablet Edition SCMP Mobile Edition 10-year news archive