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Investment and Financial Resources

State Library of Iowa: Check out these investment resources from the state library's website!

CNN Financial:  Your Internet home to find news and data for pre-market and after-hours reports, hot stocks, bonds, commodities, and world currencies.

Historical Stock Quotes:  Provided by MarketWatch, this Historical Quotes tool allows you to look up a security's exact closing price.

Save and Invest 55+:  An unbiased source for information and helpful strategies for avoiding investment fraud.

Motley Fool:  A financial site whose goal is to educate, amuse and enrich.

Yahoo!® Finance: Focus on Lifelong Investing:  Personal finance news from Yahoo! Finance.

Small Business Association: Since its founding in 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau:  The mission is to make markets for consumer financial products and services work for Americans — whether they are applying for a mortgage, choosing among credit cards, or using any number of other consumer financial products.

Moody's:  Provides credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets.

Bloomberg:  Delivers world economic news, stock futures, stock quotes, & personal finance advice.

Dun & Bradstreet:  D&B is the world's leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses with a global commercial database containing more than 225 million business records.

U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission:  All companies, foreign and domestic, are required to file registration statements, periodic reports, and other forms electronically through EDGAR and those forms can be accessed here.

Hoover's:  Offers proprietary business information on more than 85 million corporations, 100 million people, and 1,000 industries.

The Mint: A website packed with hands-on activities, expert advice, and creative ideas for learning how to navigate an increasingly complex financial world for kids, teens, and adults.

Smart About Money:  Smart About Money is a program of the National Endowment for Financial Education, a nonprofit national foundation dedicated to inspiring empowered financial decision making for individuals and families through every stage of life.