Stock Market Game - Reading List

This is a growing collection of books, websites, and possibly other sources that may be useful to the parents working with their children on the Stock Market Game.  If you have any suggestions or feedback, please contact the Stock Market Game Chair.

Frequently Asked Questions

Set of questions answered by SMG Mentors - please follow the link for the PDF.


  • One Up On Wall Street : How To Use What You Already Know To Make Money In The Market  - Peter Lynch


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Free sites w/ no sign-up needed
  • Yahoo Finance - Stock charts, fundamental info about stocks
  • BBC News  - Global news including business & stock markets
  • - Terms & concepts for investing
  • Edgar database - All the data companies need to file with the government to be legal.
  • Dividend search - What companies are paying dividends, when, & how much.
  • Finviz - Free stock screening service
Free sites w/ sign-up needed
You need to create an account but, thereafter, you can use the service for free
  • Navellier - Rates stocks for long term health based on financial data.
  • Chaikin - Rates stocks as short term (2 to 12 weeks) bullish or bearish.
Pay sites
These cost anywhere from $10 to $100/month. For the Stock Market Game, this is probably not worth it...
  • Investools - Virtually everything in charting, news, industry ratings, etc.
  • Investor's Business Daily - They provide a free service but the pay service gives a lot more. Pay service includes list of what they consider winner and loser stocks.