This morning I had work to do on a piece I was writing plus I wanted to follow Draghi's 9 am (EST) speech to the European Parliament on Brexit - Britain's decision to go or stay with respect to the European Union. Brexit of course is the most important event currently impacting global markets and has the potential, according to experts, to significantly roil markets, depending on the outcome of the vote.
So, how to follow events and work on the computer at the same time? The resource I use most often is Bloomberg TV available at http://www.bloomberg.com/live. I like the fact that there is no sign up and it can be brought up fast. And it is free!
Try it - I think you will like it. If you want to follow markets at the same time as you listen to Bloomberg TV you might want to reduce Bloomberg so you can still listen (I'm listening to Draghi as I type this) and bring up the futures page on MarketWatch http://www.marketwatch.com/. For those interested this can reveal market impacts of events in real time.
I will bring these resources up again later today as I follow Yellen's Congressional testimony. I hope you find these resources as useful as I do.
Thoughts and observations for those investing on their own or contemplating doing it themselves.
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Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Some Great Free Sources for Market Information
Posted by Robert Wasilewski at 9:27 AM
Labels: Economic data sources
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