Business 1100 Research Guide
Financial Planning Project
This course project is a research assignment in
financial planning. Before you begin your research, read the sections
"Developing An Investment Plan" and "Traditional
Investment Alternatives" in your text. You
will prepare a personal financial plan using $40,000 which you
have to invest in the stock market.
Self-Analysis - Your Investment Goals
Good introduction to stock investing.
Under Investing 101, select "Beginning Investing" or "Stocks" to read articles on getting started in stock investing.
Browse the Fortune lists for companies to investigate.
- Yahoo Finance Stock Screeners
These stock screeners will help you select stocks using selected
Finder - MSN Money
Another stock screener.
- Standard & Poor's Company Research
If you're trying to decide whether or not to purchase stock in a particular company, read the STOCK REPORT to see what Standard & Poor's has to say about that company.
Tracking Stock Prices
- Yahoo Finance - My Portfolio
Go to the MY PORTFOLIOS section and create your own portfolio of stocks which you have selected.
Company and Industry Analysis
Wagner, Professor/Reference Librarian