Stocks & Investing

Brokerage Sites

Many of these trading sites have apps that allow you to trade on a variety of mobile devices.  Search the names below in your device's app store to find out if the broker you're looking at has one.  The cost of trading varies from site to site.  Invest at your own risk.

Charles Schwab

E*Trade

Fidelity

Interactive Brokers

Options House

Robinhood - TRADING THROUGH DOWNLOADED APP ONLY

Scotttrade

TD Ameritrade

 

Important Investing and Finance Info

Commodities Information

Credit ratings (S&P Capital IQ)

Dividend history 

Dividend information

Moneychimp -- investing basics

Investing definitions (Investopedia)

Investing defintions (Finance Reference)

 

Major News Sites

Bloomberg

CBS Money Watch

CNBC

CNN Money

FOX Business

Google

NASDAQ

Reuters Finance

Yahoo Finance

 

Simulated Trading

These types of sites and mobile apps will help you learn how to trade without having to risk actual money.  Great for first-time investors or those wanting to test a new trading strategy.

Investopedia

Market Watch

Stock Market Simulator - Google Play Store

Stock Wars - Apple App Store

Trade Hero - Apple App StoreGoogle Play Store 

Wall Street Survivor

 

Social

Seeking Alpha

Twitter

 

Stock Screeners and Charts

FinViz

Stock Charts

 

Stock-Specific Sites

24/7 Wall Street

Investor Place

Morningstar

The Motley Fool

The Street

Zacks