Edmunds Industry Center. Analysis, commentary and data.
Energy Information Administration. US Government agency site with data on oil, gas and electricity production, supplies and usage. Also has current and forecasted prices for coal, oil and gas.
Bio Space. Good source for news about pharmaceutical and health care companies and career news and social networking for life sciences professionals.
Clinica Space. News regarding drugs in clinical trials. Navigate to News, News By Subject, and choose Phase III for information about drugs receiving and being denied Phase III (final phase) approvals by the FDA.
Modern Health Care. Large amount of industry news and a career/social networking system for health care professionals.
Chain Drug Review. The source for news regarding chain drug stores.
ABA Banking Online. News and analysis of trends in the banking industry by the American Bankers Association.
New York Federal Reserve Bank. A smaller, more focused dataset with more stylish charts. Graphs are in PDF format and can be easily saved.
Pimco Bonds Market Commentary. Bill Gross and Paul McCulley’s newsletters are must-reads for anyone interested in how macroeconomic events are affecting financial markets.
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Lots of information and data available on this site, but the Philly Fed’s Survey of Professional Forecasters is probably the main highlight here.
Bureau of Labor Statistics. Data on Inflation, Unemployment, Pay and Benefits, Productivity and much more.
Bureau of Economic Analysis. From the Dept. of Commerce, a good source for historical economic data.
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) provides Business Cycle dates, their quarterly estimates of economic peaks and troughs since the mid-1800s.
Macroblog. Economic commentary from the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
SEC Information from the EDGAR database. Data from the EDGAR Database. This is your source for easy downloading of company’s 10-Ks and other financial statements.
Annual Reports.com. A one-source website for downloading the latest annual reports for thousands of companies.
Morningstar.com. As of now, the best place to obtain information re: company bonds outstanding, the weight of debt and equity for a WACC calculation, and the yield to maturity of the company’s bonds. First, enter a stock ticker symbol and navigate to that stock’s information page. Then choose “Bonds” from the navigation bar below the company’s information.
Free Spreadsheets Courtesy of Matt Evans. Browse dozens of spreadsheets that analyze everything from a firm’s WACC to capital budgeting to Economic Value Added. A good tool for observing how other analysts set up their financial models.
Market Data From Robert Shiller. Download over 100 years of nominal and real data covering the S&P 500, aggregate earnings and dividends, bond yields, the CPI and the average equity market P/E ratio.
Ken French’s Online Data Library. Download the Fama-French factors for estimating multiple betas (Mkt - RF, SMB, HML, etc.).