FINRA provides market data on a wide range of bonds. It includes general bond market information such as news, benchmark yields, bond market activity and performance, as well as transaction data, basic descriptions, and credit ratings on individual corporate, municipal, and U.S. Treasury bonds.
Provides access to historical and current data on issuance, rates, and average maturity for corporate and municipal bonds, and federally issued securities. Also, covers Moody’s Corporate Bond Yield Averages from 1996 to present.
Find copies of official statements, preliminary official statements and advance refunding documents submitted to the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) by broker-dealers and banks that underwrite new issues of municipal securities. Also available are copies of continuing disclosure documents submitted to the MSRB by municipal issuers and other obligators on municipal securities.
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is an independent agency with the mandate to regulate commodity futures and option markets in the United States. The Web site has links to all domestic exchanges, market analysis, market surveillance, and market research.
The Mutual Fund Education Alliance (MFEA) is a national trade association dedicated to strengthening ways the investment management industry serves investors and advisors. Since 1971, the MFEA has been dedicated to informing and educating the investing public about how they can use mutual funds to achieve important lifetime goals. MFEA members are among the leaders in the industry, offering a variety of financial services to investors. This strong industry alliance is well recognized for its leadership in investor education, and sponsors the Mutual Fund EDUCATION CENTER as a key investment resource.
Published by the Mutual Fund Education Alliance, the not-for-profit trade association of the no-load mutual fund industry, this resource is designed to serve as an important resource for investors who want to use mutual funds to reach their financial goals. Here, you'll find a large collection of mutual fund companies, website links, fund listings and exclusive planning, tracking and monitoring tools.
This guide from the Securities and Exchange Commission explains the basics of mutual fund investing — how mutual funds work, what factors to consider before investing, and how to avoid common pitfalls.