Great financial information is hard to find, but below is a list of the Top 10 Blogs/News Sites that provide a great mix of financial information – everything from business-related concerns to everyday finances. If there is a great site not listed here, please be sure to add it to the comments and include the link.
1.) Naked Capitalism
Overview: Having over 43 million visitors since late 2007, Naked Capitalism is a blog dedicated to finance and economics. About 25 individuals contribute to the site’s content, and according to Time Magazine, “If only more regulators would read (Naked Capitalism), the country would be better for it…the blog’s sense of right and wrong rings true.”
Traffic Ranking in U.S.: 9,131
2.) Business Insider
Overview: Business Insider provides an array of information for the businessman. It’s finance section, Clusterstock, offers the latest news in Wall Street, hedge funds, private equity, money media, and more.
From the Site – Business Insider is a fast-growing business site with deep financial, media, tech, and other industry verticals. The flagship vertical, Silicon Alley Insider, launched on July 19, 2007, led by DoubleClick founders Dwight Merriman and Kevin Ryan and former top-ranked Wall Street analyst Henry Blodget.
Traffic Ranking in U.S.: 170
3.) Calculated Risk
Overview: This blog, run by Bill McBride, a retired senior executive, offers accessible and usable information on the latest trends and developments in the seemingly complicated world of finance and economics.
Traffic Ranking in U.S.: 17,824
4.) Financial Times
Overview: The name is reason enough to check out this London-based website dedicated to world financial news.
From the Site – The Financial Times (FT) is one of the world’s leading business news and information organisations, recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. With combined print and online, the organization’s news reaches daily average of 2.1 million people worldwide.
Traffic Ranking in U.S.: 926
5.) CNN Money
Overview: Here’s another top dog for the latest in finance and money brought to you by CNN, one of the world’s leader’s in online news and information delivery. It focuses on business news, markets, investing, economy, personal finance and more.
Global Traffic Ranking: 71 (22 in U.S.)
6.) Market Watch
Overview: Owned and operated by one of the most important names in the industry, The Wall Street Journal’s Market Watch gives you the latest updates in the business.
From the Site – This site is published by Dow Jones & Co., and tracks the pulse of markets for engaged investors with more than 16 million visitors per month. MarketWach is a leading innovator in business news, personal finance information, real-time commentary and investment tools and data.
Traffic Ranking in U.S.: 270
7.) Mint Life
Overview: This tech-savvy blog goes beyond financial needs for professionals. Owned by Mint.com, a service that tracks all of your finances in one place, Mint Life provides infographics, trends, how to’s, investing, credit tips, and more, for the common individual to improve their personal finances.
Traffic Ranking in U.S.: 578
8.) The Street
Overview: The Street is a digital financial media company and top source for timely investment commentary.
From the Site - Our mission is to provide the most actionable ideas from the world of investing, finance and business in order to break down information barriers, level the playing field and help all individuals and organizations grow their wealth.
Traffic Ranking in U.S.: 967
9.) FIRE Finance
Overview: FIRE Finance is a top personal finance blog with over 1,000 posts, 2,000 comments, and one million page views.
From the Site – The mission of the FIRE Finance blog is to record our financial journey towards reaching FIRE which means Financial Independence Retire Early. On the way to our goal, we shall share our experiences in the area of personal finance
Traffic Ranking in U.S.:127,587
Overview: A blog brought to you by the New York Times with the catchphrase, “explaining science in everyday life.” Economix is a commentary-structured blog, while still composed of informational elements the New York Times’ Business Day would normally hold.
Traffic Ranking in U.S.: 32