Teachers and students have found the following sites helpful to their Stock Market Game research. These sites are not operated by SIFMA or the SIFMA Foundation. Their content is not managed by SIFMA or the SIFMA Foundation. These sites may contain advertisements and commercial messaging. Please visit the Department of Justice's
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The links are organized alphabetically.
- EDGAR Database
- EDGAR, the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system, offers real-time filings and other company information for publicly traded companies.
- Funded and operated by the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB), EMMA is the official source for municipal securities data.
- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
- The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis produces free, high quality classroom resources including lesson plans, children's literature, data and document sources, SMART and Promethean applications, and online courses.
- FINRA Bond Center
- The Bond Section of FINRA's Market Data Center offers general bond market information such as news, benchmark yields, pricing, and bond market activity and performance. It is the most comprehensive source for bond information available to the public.
- Hands On Banking
- This financial education resource from Wells Fargo provides grades 4-12 students with interactive introductions in money management and savings. It also includes teachers' guides and tutorials for members of the military, seniors, and entrepreneurs.
- Financial History Magazine
The Museum of American Finance's Financial History magazine provides well written articles from experts in the field on the financial decision making that helped shape our country.
Morningstar is an investment research company offering a variety of portfolio and investment analysis tools. They are one of the best known sources of information on mutual funds.
- My Vocabulary.com
- As noted in publications like
The Reading Teacher, Stanford Magazine,
Harvard Business School Magazine, My Vocabulary.com is an effective way to build vocabulary through grade level interactive word puzzles (Upper Elementary through College Prep). This link points to their glossary of finance and stock market terms.
- The NASDAQ site allows you to compare multiple stock quotes, provides company descriptions, and includes investment information in their "Investing Insights" section.
- Napkin Finance
Napkin Finance offers a series of comprehensive, easy to understand illustrations that address a broad range of financial concepts including investing and the capital markets.
- Project Invested
Project Invested's tagline explains it best: Why the capital markets matter. From fundamental "How to Invest" articles to posts on data aggregation, Project Invested seeks to provide an understanding of the capital markets to the layperson and industry professional alike.
- SEC Historical Society
In their own words, the SEC Historical Society is a "virtual museum and archive of the history of Financial Regulation." The site provides exclusive access to historical documents, videos, and audio recordings about market regulation.