Options are a tool that allow investors to "bet on" short-term market movements.
Last month I opened an account with Nadex. Their platform is the most user friendly I've seen. They also offer free demo accounts so you can learn the ropes before you invest with your own money.
Vuru - Vuru is very easy to use, has a wide variety of data, and gives unbiased analysis (analysis based on numbers and not analysts opinions). The downside is they don't cover ETFs.
Google Finance - Charts are user friendly and versatile. Their stock screener does not work well. Typing a specific investment question into google is an invaluable and often overlooked strategy.
Investopedia - The best tool for a beginner investor. I probably use it once a week.
Yahoo Finance - Their stock center provides a lot of useful data in one place. It's great if you only have a minute to check the markets.
Not My articles
Boren, Zachary Davies. "The US Is an Oligarchy, Study Concludes." The Telegraph. Telegraph Media Group, 16 Apr. 2014. Web. 05 July 2016.
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