Exchanges and Firms

Securities Exchange Commission
The SEC is defined as an independent, nonpartisan quasi-judicial regulatory agency with responsibility for administering federal securities laws. The purpose of these laws is to protect investors in securities markets and to ensure that investors have access to disclosure of all material information concerning publicly traded securities. The Commission also regulates firms engaged in the purchase or sale of securities, people who provide investment advice, and investment companies.

New York Stock Exchange
The Big Board is at 18 Broad Street near Wall Street

American Stock Exchange
This site gives updated news, market summary, and company listings of the American Stock Exchange. There is also an interactive electronic information resource, which offers insights from influential business leaders on major issues tied to the capital markets.

Pacific Exchange
PCX trades more than 2,600 issues.  Offices: San Francisco and Los Angeles

Nasdaq Stock Market
Nasdaq (National Association of Security Dealers) functions as a Stock Market known as Over The Counter (OTC)

French Stock Exchange

Australian Stock Exchange

Montreal Exchange

SWX: Swiss Exchange
The web services of SWX, the Swiss Exchange. Realtime indices and daily data on domestic and foreign shares, bonds, warrants, options and futures traded in Switzerland

Vancouver Stock Exchange

The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong

Stock Exchange of Singapore
Stock quotes, charts, company announcements, annual reports, IPO's and exchange information

The Great Web of China: Shanghai's Stock Exchange

People's Republic of China Exchange
The Stock Exchange of garment Export Quota of China

Taiwan Stock Exchange

The Stock Exchange of Thailand

The National Stock Exchange of India (NSE)
NSE stocks and symobls, plus Investor Forum, Market Pulse, Market, search and more

RTS, Russian Trading System

Pakistan Stocks
Comprehensive coverage of stocks and stock trading at Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad Stock Exchanges

Athens Stock Exchange
Greek stock and bond and related investments

Beirut Stock Exchange
Lebanese stock market and related markets

Czech Capital Market
Prague, Czech Capital Market -Cesky kapitalovy trh

Tel Aviv Stock Exchange
Isreal's TASE, Tel Aviv Stock Exchange

Interactive Investors
A site containing a variety of financial information useful for anyone in the financial services industry. Available information ranges include news, price quotes, advice and more.

Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith
Provides extensive coverage of the investment company’s services, such as retirement planning, stock investments, mutual funds, and business investments. Sub-directories include: Investor Learning Center, Personal Finance Center, Business Planning Center, and the Financial News & Research Center.

Vanguard Investor Education Center
Greate site! Provides tutorials on mutual funds, stacks, investments and is easy to read and understand. Discusses how to read mutual fund documents, how to build your portfolio and how to evaluate mutual funds. Also includes and Investment Personality Profile to assess your acceptance level of risk.

World Stock Markets on Shop Heaven
Links to the sites of the world stock markets