Best business blogs and top financial news websites (2013)

Below is the list of this year’s best business blogs and top financial news sites for stock market investors, followed by a brief overview of each news site. As a new, intermediate or experienced investor, these financial news websites provide a wide array of stocks, business and market news that allows you to stay in the know.

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In addition, these business blogs / financial news sites can also be great resources as you conduct investing and trading research for buying, holding or selling stocks, bonds, ETFs, Options or other financial securities and assets.

2013’s top business blogs and finance-related news websites for stock market investors

Best Business Blogs and Top Financial News Websites

Brief overview – best business blogs / best financial news


CNBC is a global financial news website with a major footprint across the US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East. It provides videos and market related articles via its news site, blog, personal finance, advisory, stock/fund screener and "CNBC Explains" pages. It covers markets, economic indicators, stocks, commodities, currencies, bonds, funds, ETFs and wealth related news information.

CNN Money

CNN Money is a subsidiary of CNN News and focuses on business news, financial markets, investing, the US and global economy, personal finance, and small business news. It recently added a new feature to its website, called “CNN Money Portfolio”. This module allows you to “Instantly sync and securely track your 401k, IRA and brokerage accounts in a single dashboard that is automatically kept up-to-date.”

Best Business Blogs and Top Financial News Sites - CNN Money


Yahoo! Finance

Yahoo! Finance is an essential finance related website for all investors and traders (new, intermediate and experienced). It provides an interactive stock chart feature for viewing stock movements and directional trends. Yahoo! Finance’s Key Statistics page provides free stock valuation and fundamental analysis information that can be used in conducting stock fundamental, valuation and technical analysis. Its comprehensive list of free tools includes analyst opinions, SEC filings, stock analysts’ estimates, industry analysis, company profile information, market pulse and insider buying and selling transactions.

Yahoo! Finance has a global footprint across Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, UK & Ireland, and the United States.

MarketConsensus News

MarketConsensus News (our very own news segment) is a leading business news blog and social collaboration platform for new, intermediate and experienced stock market investors. It provides market coverage, commentary and analysis on US stocks and overall global markets. The site is recognized for its in-depth analysis and well researched articles that are published with the individual investor in mind. MarketConsensus stock analysis publications are structured from a Fundamentals, Valuations, Technical, and Forward Looking perspective that provide a wide ranging view point to the average individual investor.

Business Insider

Business Insider is a widely popular finance-related, tech, politics and business news blog. Through its “Clusterstock” financial news segment, it provides general markets, money and wealth related news articles.

Financial Times

Financial Times (FT) is a UK focused financial news site. The company has been around for 125 years and continues to generate leading financial news information and articles.


                         Best Business Blogs and Top Financial News Sites - FT


Market Watch

Market Watch is part of the Wall Street Journal family of finance-related news sites. It focuses on stocks, markets, investing, trading, personal finance, retirement and economy/politics related news information

Best Business Blogs and Top Financial News Sites - Market Watch


Zacks is a research and financial analysis website that was founded by Len Zacks. In 1978, Len discovered that Wall Street earnings estimate revisions were one of the most powerful forces impacting stock prices. With this discovery, he "developed the Zacks Rank tool to harness the power of earnings estimates. Today, the site provides stocks related articles, stock ranking and screening, equity research, personal finance, insurance, investing, money managing, real estate, retirement, tax and other news information.

The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is owned by Dow Jones and Company. It is a major financial newspaper company that delivers Wall Street related news publications to millions of subscribers on a daily basis and across newsstands. The firm’s website provides online coverage of breaking news and current headlines from the US and around the world.

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