Magnificent 7 websites for……Investors and Investing

Investing well can make you a lot of money. But in order to invest well you need the right information at the right time. There are many online investing website out there, so here’s NMTBP’s Magnificent 7. Simply check them out and pick one or more which suit your investment style

Most of these websites boast portfolio tools to allow you to manage your investments online. In addition to that they also have investing tips to help you invest in a better way!

Yahoo Finance

Yahoo Finance is a great website that provides you with financial headlines, free share quotes, portfolio management resources, international market data, message boards, and mortgage rates. Yahoo Finance is also localized like its main portal for some major countries across the planet. A few new features are the streaming codes, smart look up to search for quotes faster and a personal finance section etc. It also boasts the Experts panel and Money Guides tools

The Motley Fool

The Motley Fool is one of the first and largest investment sites out there. It’s an awesome source of information that has been providing shares advice to people since 1994. It’ll be really useful for you if you already know the basics. You can also get expert opinions. A very big community is also present with which you can exchange ideas, but because there are a lot of professionals, there is a general intolerance to very newbie questions, so do learn some basics before you starting any conversations on the forums

Investing for dummies

Investing For Dummies is an amazing resource of tutorials, investment terms and articles that will answer most of your questions. It has been written in the very typical style of the “For Dummies” books and the content is very simple and informative. Although it can’t be termed as a complete website, it’s definitely a good source of information which has been divided into topics and written in a very simple and easy to understand way. So do give it a try


Wikinvest will make your online investments a breeze. Wikinvest Portfolio Manager is a complete website that allows you to take full advantage of your online investment portfolios. The website boasts a data import tool that lets you import your data from external brokerage sites to set up your portfolio account. You will be able to view all your accounts in one place and access portfolio analytical tools backed by real time data and visualisations. This site also provides company reviews and performance metrics to help you make better investment decisions. Try The Money School if you’re just starting out with personal finance and investing

Live Charts

If you’re thinking about becoming a day trader, become a member of Live charts UK and gain access to a busy daytime traders message board, as well as free historical data, information for daytime trading and spread betting financial markets. Overall the site provides free real time trading charts for indices, stocks, forex, oil and gold

Money week

Money Week’s aim is simple: to give you intelligent and enjoyable commentary on the most important financial stories, and tell you how to profit from them. They have a wide range of financial professionals who write for them, professionals who aim to write ‘articles that we would want to read ourselves, which means intelligent, thought-provoking, practical and entertaining, written in normal English’. Again, lots for free, the Full Monty for £75 a year

Dividend Investor

The specialist site on the Internet for those who want to focus on dividend income from UK companies. Use’s tools to help screen, track, calendar search and locate your UK Dividend selections. There are other services that provide this data, but is the only one that focuses exclusively on the UK Dividend market

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