INTERNET INVESTMENT SITES

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THE BEST INTERNET INVESTMENT SITES

Editor: DGimpel@ May 13, 2008

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RATING TOPICS ADDRESS Fee SPONSOR/DESCRIPTION

|A- |AAII | | |AAII headquarters internet site. |

|A |Beige Book |bb | |Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis offers their Beige Book |

| | | | |on US economic conditions. |

|A |Bonds | | |Moody’s Investor Service is the ultimate voice on bond |

| | | | |issues with top notch forecasts and a must for fundamental |

| | | | |investors. |

|B |Bonds | | |Yahoo Finance bond center provides news. |

|B |Bonds | | |BondsOnLine sells bonds and other securities |

|B |Bonds | | |SIFMA, voice of the Bond Market provides info on bonds. |

|A |Brokers, find | | |Xolia helps you find OnLine brokers. |

|A |Business, small | |$ |JaxWorks offers Excel based business spreadsheets and |

| | | | |graphing tools. |

|A |Calculators | | |CNN Money provides lots of useful financial calculators. |

|A+ |Calculators, | | |Gummy-stuff provides some useful retirement calculators |

| |retirement | | | |

|A |Charts | |$ |StockCharts offers effective charts with three subscription |

| | | | |levels starting at $9.95/month, 16.95 and 19.95. |

|A- |Charts | |$ | offers technical analysis tools for a fee. |

|A |Charts | | |Charts and more charts |

|A |Charts, snapshot | | |Adrich provides an 18 chart market real time snapshot. |

|A |Charts, snapshot, | | |International exchanges from Gummy-Stuff |

| |international | | | |

|A |Chat room | | |Silicon Investor provides serious market talk and other |

| | | | |investment services. |

|A |Chat room | | |Motley Fool provides not-so-foolish talk about the markets. |

|A |Chat room | | |Raging Bull offers outstanding chat room. |

|A |Chat room | |$ |Silicon Investor fee based active investment bulletin board |

| | | | |emphasizing technology. |

|B+ |Clubs | | |IClubCentral is all about investment clubs; accounting, |

| | | | |setup and operation. |

|A |Clubs, investment | | |BiVio is devoted to investment clubs and helps track |

| | | | |investments and provides an accounting service. |

|A |Commentary | | |The Street offers market commentary several times daily |

|A- |Commentary | | |Navarro, Prof. Peter provides investment commentary. |

|A- |Commentary | | |Prudent Bear offers good commentary. |

| |Commentary, market | | |KPP Financial provides market commentary. |

| |Commentary, market | | |Ivan Martchev provides market commentary . |

| |Commentary, mutual | | |John Bollinger provides mutual funds services and |

| |funds | | |commentary. |

|A |Data | |$ | offers fee based commentary and data. |

|A |Data | |$ |Moody’s provides economic data. |

|A |Data, real time | | |Free Real Time offers real time quotations. |

|A |Demographics | | |ZipSkinny offers ZIP code demographic data |

|A |Dictionary, market |categories/buzzwords.asp | |Investopedia offers a dictionary of market buzzwords. A |

| |buzzwords | | |real education in itself. |

|A |Economic conditions, | | |Federal Reserve System Beige Book on US economic conditions.|

| |current | | | |

|A |Economics, blog | | |Professor De Longs blog site for economic commentary. |

| | | | |Outstanding. |

|A |Economy | |$ |Moody’s provides economic news |

|A |Economy | | |Hodges, M. W. Grandfather Economic Report discusses US |

| | | | |economic problems |

|B |Economy | | |Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis provides National Economic|

| | | | |Trends information |

|B |Economy |bb/ | |Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis offers its Beige Book. |

|B |Economy, FRED2 | | |Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis provides economic data at |

| | | | |FRED |

|A |Edgar | |$ |EDGAR Online Services provides financial and company info. |

| | | | |It has three subscription plans. |

|A |Education | |$ |Armchair Millionaire provides a broad investment education |

| | | | |with style emphasis. |

|A |Education | | |Forbes offers educational articles. |

|A |Education | | |Motley Fool offers a little of everything about investing. |

|A+ |Education |gummy- | |Gummy-stuff is possibly the best investor education site on |

| | | | |the internet and offers hundreds of useful Excel |

| | | | |spreadsheets. |

|A |Education | | |Motley Fool focuses on investor education with lots of |

| | | | |calculators, products and services all with a stron focus on|

| | | | |personal finance. |

|A |Education | | |Investools offers investor education lessons. |

|A |Education | | |AAII Los Angeles Chapter news and events. |

|A |Estate planning | | |NOLO Press Slf-help Law Center offers free links, probate |

| | | | |info and more. |

|B |ETF’s | |$ |XTF Global Asset Management offers portfolios of ETFs |

| | | | |including (1) Tactical, (2) Target Date and (3) Country or |

| | | | |Sector Rotation plus ETF articles. |

|A |ETFs | |$ |Masterdata provides index and ETF composite breadth reports,|

| | | | |charts and data. |

|B |ETF’s | | |Morningstar provides ETF valuations |

|B |ETF’s | | |Select SectorsPDRs provides free ETF sector information on 9|

| | | | |different sectors. |

|B |ETF’s | | |NASD provides ETF expense analyzer tool. |

|B |ETF’s | | | allows investors to sort ETFs by the index|

| | | | |they trade. |

|B |ETF’s | | |ETFScreen provides ETF performance data organized by |

| | | | |markets. |

| |ETFs | | |QuantumOnLine offers information on Preferred stocks and |

| | | | |ETFs |

|A |ETFs, Jeremy Siegal | | |WisdomTree is home to Prof. Jeremy Siegal a man worth |

| | | | |listening to. |

|A |Exchange Rates | | |University of British Columbia provides an exchange rate |

| | | | |table. |

|A |Forecasts, economic |econ/forecast/ | |Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia offers economic |

| | | | |forecasts. |

|A |Forecasts, economic | | |Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia provides their survey |

| | | | |of macroeconomic forecasters. |

|A |Forums |forums |$ |FastTrack Forums is for serious investors who use Investor’s|

| | | | |FastTrack software. |

|A |Futures, quotations | | |Futures quotations comprehensive site. |

|A |Glossary, investment | | |Stocks and Commodities Magazine provides a market glossary. |

|A |Glossary, investment | | |InvestorWords offers a glossary of investment terms. |

|A |Guru, grading |gurus/#snapshop | |CXOAdvisory grades the gurus and keeps them honest. |

|A |Ideas, Investment | | |Fidelity site offers about 50 independent expert strategies |

| | |1. Click on Research & Monitor in left hand column | |with at least one that ought to match your objectives and |

| | |2. Click on Research Overview then in center column click on | |makes you feel comfortable. These are stock selection |

| | |3. Screen for Ideas then select | |strategies designed to identify specific opportunities. |

| | |4. Independent Expert Strategies | |Simply the most comprehensive site on the internet. |

| | |5. Choose one that makes you comfortable | | |

|A |Income Investments | | |QuantumOnLine provides information on all kinds of income |

| | | | |producing investments such as REITs, preferred, debt |

| | | | |securities, etc |

|A |Indexes | | |Big Charts provides index charts. |

|A |Indexes |index.php?section=6&id=1167 | |IndexUniverse is all about indexing. |

|A |Indexes, |home.asp | |Wisdom Tree is the home of Professor Siegal. No need to say|

| |Earnings-weighted | | |anything more. |

|A |Index, grades |marketgradernew/index.jsp | |MarketGrader offers a unique proprietary index. |

|A |Indexes, Real time | | |Adrich offers hourly index charts. |

|A |Indexes, Real time | | |ADVFN offers access to real time domestic and international |

| | | | |market indexes. |

|A |Indicators, economic |education/bythe.html | |Federal Reserve Bank of New York provides information on the|

| | | | |indicators that they track. |

|A |International | | |Emerging Markets Companion has excellent global markets |

| | | | |data. |

|A |IPO’s |ipo | |123jump provides IPO calendar, filings, prices, withdrawals,|

| | | | |reports. |

|A |IPO’s | | |Edgar provides list of prospective filings |

|A |IPO’s | | |IPOHome by Renaissance Capital provides IPO news and |

| | | | |information. |

|A |Legal | | |NOLO Press self-help Law Center offers free links, probate |

| | | | |information, legal documents including living trust |

| | | | |documents and more |

|A |Links | | |Investor Home provides lots of good links and other |

| | | | |information. |

|A- |Magazine | | |Economist offers articles and economic commentary |

|B+ |Magazine | | |Forbes is a business news magazine with lots of lists. |

|A |Markets, emerging | | |Emerging Markets Companion is a comprehensive site focused |

| | | | |on emerging markets. |

| |Markets, forecasting | | |Fascinating site with loads of good material. |

|A |Markets, worldwide | | |Gummy-stuff provides charts of 18 worldwide market indexes. |

| | | | |Very handy if you want a quick worldwide review. |

|A |Megasite |\ | |StockMaven offers a little bit of this and a little bit of |

| | | | |that. Stocks, futures and options, links and a lot more. |

|A |Megasite | | |MSN.Money provides comprehensive information. |

| | | | | |

|A |Megasite | | |Motley Fools has answers for everything |

|A |Megasite | | |Reuters offers a bit of everything. |

|A |Megasite |Finance. | |Yahoo has one of the best overall investor sites. |

|A |Megasite |moneycentral.home.asp |$ |Microsoft MoneyCentral fee based offers free quotes, |

| | | | |portfolio tracking, charting tools and more. |

|A |Megasite | | |Morningstar’s comprehensive site is the authority on mutual |

| | | | |funds. |

|A- |Megasite | | |ClearStation offers recommendations and analysis tools. |

|A |Megasite | | |Yahoo is a comprehensive investment management site. |

|A |Megasite | or | |Yahoo! Finance offers news, quotations. Research. |

| | | | |Commentary, everything. |

|A |Megasite | |$ | offers fee based market commentary, quotes, |

| | | | |charts, portfolios, sector ratings, calendars and more |

|A |Megasite | | | offers, quotations, charts, commentary and more. |

|A |Megasite | | |Dow Jones market megasite offers a bit of everything. |

|A |Megasite | | |Smart Money has a rich assortment of investment tools. |

|A |Megasite | |$ |Zacks Investment research is focused on stocks. Site |

| | | | |provides data and more data. Some services free. |

|A |Megasite | | |C|NEWS is a highly rated site for investment news. |

|A |Megasite | | | provides news, intraday quotes, links to other |

| | | | |investment sites and a lot more. |

|A |Megasite | | |MSN Money offers a little bit of everything. |

|A |Megasite | | |Stock Maven is a megasite with everything you can think of. |

|A |Modern Portfolio |ef/index.shtml | |OnLine Journal of Practical Asset Allocation home page. |

| |Theory | | | |

|A |Money, lost | | |State of California Unclaimed Property Office |

|B |Money Managers | |$ |Money Manager Review provides investment manager rankings |

|B |Money Managers |wbmm/login.asp?desturl=wbmm/default.asp | |Americap Advisors offers links to touted Money Managers |

|B |MPT | | |Efficient Frontier Journal of Practical Asset Allocation |

| |Mutual Fund, ratings | | |FundAlarm rates funds. |

|A |Mutual Funds |home.asp | |Wisdom Tree, Professor Jeremy Siegel provides funds based |

| | | | |upon fundamental principals such as dividend or earnings |

| | | | |weightings. |

|A |Mutual Funds | |$ |Morningstar is a fee based source of info on over 15,000 |

| | | | |stocks and funds |

|A |Mutual Funds | | |SmartMoney offers mutual fund expertise via tools and data. |

|A |Mutual Funds | | |Brill’s Mutual Fund interactive provides news, columns and |

| | | | |analysis about mutual funds. For beginners. It has a good |

| | | | |message board. |

|A |Mutual Funds | | |FundAlarm focuses on when you ought to sell funds. |

|? |Mutual Funds | | |Morningstar provides mutual fund data. |

|A |Mutual Funds, timing | | |Fundbuster offers mutual fund and ETF timing advice. |

| | | | | |

|A |Mutual Funds, when to | | |Fund Alarm tells you when to sell mutual funds. |

| |sell | | | |

| |News | | |Dow Jones provides market news |

|A |News | | |Reuters supplies fast and free financial news. |

|A |News | |$ |The Wall Street Journal offers the best coverage of |

| | | | |financial and market news. |

|A |News | | |CNET offers market news wih a technology bias. |

|A |News | | |Bloomberg provides market news, data and tools. |

|A |News |?avatar=seer | |CBS is financial news. Includes stock quotes and a |

| | | | |portfolio tracker. |

|A |News | | | provides international and domestic news and |

| | | | |info on interest rates, real estate and more. |

|A |News | | |MarketWatch from Dow Jones provides news and quotations and |

| | | | |more |

|A |News | | |Drudge Report fills you in on all the dirt. |

|B- |News, analysis | | |Stocks and News is updated once-a-week. |

|A |News, economic | | |Yahoo Finance provides release dates for government economic|

| | | | |information with forecasts and expectations. |

|A |News, International | |$ |WSJ Wall Street Journal spans the globe with its coverage. |

|A |News, international | | |Financial Times (FT) is from the UK and provides |

| | | | |comprehensive worldwide financial news reporting. |

|A |News, market | | |Wall Street Journal Digital Network offers market news. |

|A |News, market | | |StockMaven Research Center offers a little bit of this and a|

| | | | |little bit of that |

|A |News, science | | |Science news that keeps you up to date. |

|A |News, talk radio | | |Business Talk Radio Network provides live radio commentary. |

|A |News, technology | | |CNET provides timely technology news |

|A |Opinion | | |GlobalGuru offers worldwide market opinion. |

| |Opinion | | |Financial Sense offers market opinions. |

| |Opinion | | |Opinions from Cape Town |

|B |Options | | |CBOE is an options megasite offering education, quotations |

| | | | |and trading. |

|A |Options | |$ |INO Global Markets calls itself the WEB center for futures |

| | | | |and options. It tracks exotic securities. A sophisticated |

| | | | |site. |

|A |Options/Futures | | |MarketForum provides futures & options quotations, message |

| | | | |board, ETFs and more. |

|B |Options/Futures | | |CBOE provides index option data. |

|A+ |Overview | | |M. W. Hodges Grandfather’s Economic Report talks about the |

| | | | |major problems and their resolution. A truly outstanding |

| | | | |site. |

| |Podcast, market |watch_and_listen.php | |Conselo Mack provides market podcasts. |

| |Podcasts/market |podcasts/ | |Market Watch provides market podcasts |

|A |Portfolio, Tracking | | |Morningstar offers excellent portfolio tracking and analysis|

|A |Portfolio, Tracking |moneycentral. | |CNBC on MSN Money offers free customizable portfolio |

| | | | |tracking tools. |

|B- |Portfolios, suggested | | |Merriman Capital Management suggests some portfolios. |

|A |Prices | | |Intraday index and commodity prices |

| |Preferred stocks | | |QuantumOnLine offers information on Preferred stocks and |

| | | | |ETFs. |

| |Public Records, | | |VirtualGumshoe provides links to public records and sells |

| |investigate | | |investigation services |

|A |Quotes | | |Yahoo! Finance is a good site for stock and fund quotations |

|A |Quotes, real time | | |FreeRealTime provides real time quotes plus analysis and |

| | | | |commentary. |

|A |Real Estate | | | provides comprehensive housing valuations. |

| |Reference, | | |Provides access to the encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, etc.|

| |encyclopedia | | | |

| |Reference, | | |The Encyclopedia Britannica is a comprehensive resource. |

| |encyclopedia | | | |

| |Reference, Google | | | |

| |Reference, Google, | | |Access to a wide range of books. |

| |books | | | |

| |Reference, Library | | |The British Library is a major search resource. |

| |Reference, Library | | |Access to The Library of Congress |

| |Reference, Library | | |The Library of Congress Virtual Reference Shelf. |

|A |Research | | |Reuters news and research on stocks and funds. |

|A |Research, economy |research/index.html | |Federal Reserve Bank of New York provides access to their |

| | | | |research library. It is very high level economic research. |

|A |Research, stock | | |Hoovers on line fee based efficient site also provides |

| | | | |access to their profile database on 3,000 companies |

|A |Retirement planning | | |Fidelity Investments terrific retirement calculators. |

| | | | | |

|A |Retirement planning | |$ |Professor Sharpe’s site for retirement and financial |

| | | | |planning. As good as it can get. |

|A |Rotation, sector | | |Invest-N-Best offers advice on market sector rotation. |

|A |Screening, stock |moneycentral.investor | |Microsoft’s MoneyCentral offers free screening of 8000+ |

| | | | |stocks with 200 data fields. They provide a very broad |

| | | | |range of services. |

|A |Screening, stock | | |Smart Money provides an in-depth screening tool for stocks |

| | | | |and funds. |

|A |SEC | | |U, S. Securities and Exchange Commission offers news and |

| | | | |regulations. |

|A |Sector, charts | | |StockCharts offers sector SPDR charts. |

| |Snapshot, ETFx | | |Gummy-stuff provides 16 ETF charts |

| |Snapshot, indexes | | |Gummy-stuff provides 18 sector and market indices |

| |Snapshot, | | |Gummy-stuff provides a snapshot of 18 international indexes.|

| |International markets | | | |

|A |Software | | |Quicken provides access to their home and business software |

| | | | |and services. |

| |Software, free | | |SoftwareFree offers free utility software that is usually |

| | | | |not high-end stuff. |

| |Software, free | | |Major Geeks offers free software. |

| |SPDRs | | |Select Sector provides information on SPDRs. |

|A |Stock, analysis | |$ | offers analysis on 3 levels. Free simple |

| | | | |analysis, gold and platinum fee based analysis. |

|A |Stock, Strategies | |$ |Invesr-N-Best provides comments on ETF’s, stock and mutual |

| | | | |fund strategies |

|A |Stocks | | |CBS provides comprehensive stock reporting |

|A |Strategies, investment| | |Peter Navarro’s website offers opinions. |

|A |Strategies, investment| | |Vailea pro strategies |

|A |Taxes | | |Tax Analysts provides more than you want to know about |

| | | | |local, state and federal taxes. |

|B |Taxes | |$ |GainsKeeper (Wolters Kluwer Financial Services) provides |

| | | | |automated tax-based financial tools and services with a |

| | | | |strong tax orientation. |

| |Technical Analysis | | |Dave Landry offers a 1-minute chart commentary. |

|A |Timing, market | | |DecisionMoose is an interesting market timing service. |

| |Timing, market | |$ |Invest-n-Best provides opinion and tools. It is an |

| | | | |interesting site loaded with opinion and advice. |

|A |Timing, Mutual Funds | | |Fundbuster offers mutual fund and ETF market timing. |

|A |Trading, day | | |TradeHard free internet site helps identify trends with |

| | | | |first-rate commentary. |

|A |Unclaimed funds |sco.col/ucp | |State of California site for reclaiming unclaimed funds. |

| |Valuation, stocks | | |ClearStation touts stocks, markets and industries |

|A+ |ZIP Codes | | |ZIPSkinny provides detailed statistical information for each|

| | |. | |ZIP code. This is a treasure for marketers. |

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Descriptions, ratings and classifications represent the opinions of the editor. The AAII or its Los Angeles Chapter is not responsible for the content of this document.

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