I use a few resources that are edited collections of other market resources. These web postings’ reason for existence is to refer to other related data sources. I call them Meta-pages (Meta-filter, Meta-Index, etc.)

We’re going to out Meta them all: This page will reference all the meta pages I regularly use that refer to other sources: Its a Meta page of Meta-Pages: A Meta-Meta Market Resource Page.

Be forewarned: Anyone of these links contains enough other links that you can get lost in them for hours. The particularly egregious sinkholds are labelled a such.

Let’s get started:

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The Stock Market, Economics and VC Blog Resource Page http://www.seekingalpha.com/2005/03/the_finance_blo.html

Contains
a "categorized list of the best stock market, economics and venture
capital blogs," along with a description of each. A great place to
start learning more about market related blogs.

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The Market Resource Page
http://www.etfinvestor.com/2005/04/the_market_reso.html

This collection of mostly larger size firm’s research and commentary. Before you discount this as too mainstream, the list is heavy with contrarians and atypical, outside the box strategists. Yes, there are entries form well know sources like  Warren Buffett (Berkshire),  Piper Jaffray (China tech),  Dow Jones (Fund Stats) — but there are plenty of odd ducks whose off-center perspectives have put together an enviable and track record, including:

Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co. LLC (GMO)
Paul Kasriel The Northern Trust Company
Legg Mason’s Bill Miller
Oakmark’s Bill Nygren
Pimco’s Bill Gross
Raymond James’ Jeffrey Saut
Morgan Stanley’s Steve Roach

Definitely check it out.

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econRT.com
http://www.economicsroundtable.com/index.php/rt/opinions/76

The Economics Roundtable is a headline metapage of recent posts from a few dozen economic related blogs. Its a great meta-source to see whats blossoming in the world of Dismal Science bloggings. It is global in scope, and covers authors from yours truly to Larry Kudlow to everyone else in between. Its another giant time sinkhole.

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•  HedgedFund.org
http://www.hedgedfund.org/hedge_fund_links.htm

More than just Hedge Fund related links (but there are a ton of them, too) its a monster linkfest: News links are broken down into several categories: Global, US and Financial. There are pointers to pages on the Economy, Market and Political Sentiment, general Trading/Research, on Stock-specific Research, as well as Trade Journals/Publications.

HedgedFund.org is another enormous timehole, but you I guarantee you will find lots of resources of value.

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Ed Yardeni

http://www.yardeni.com/

Formerly of Prudential, now with Oak Associates, Mr.Y2k himself
(he was wildly wrong about the century rollover) has an interesting page of data tools, charts, economic calendars,
commentaries, and other market related items. Even tho Doc Yardeni has been way too bullish throughout the downturn, his perspectives are always interesting and well thought out (if not quite prescient). I like to be challenged in my thinking, and Yardeni does just that.  A bit more geek/tech oriented than
the rest of the items mentioned here, its worth exploring.
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RGE Monitor (Roubini Global Economics)
http://www.stern.nyu.edu/globalmacro/

A daily digest of blog postings (ranked somehow) and a list of top
readings from the business press and academia make this site a deep and
broad selection of economic related issues.

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OK! That’s all I have for this morning. Given everything I referenced above, you should have enough sources for reference data, commentary and resources to keep you busy for the next 2 years . . .

Category: Markets, Weblogs

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3 Responses to “Meta Meta-Market Resources”

  1. Vince1 says:

    Very helpful, thanks! Have a nice weekend++

  2. augustine says:

    you have an excellent web page— keep it up———-excellent links———

    (thank you!)

  3. Bill McDonald says:

    Ed Yardeni was early enough warning about Y2K that many critical things were fixed, which meant the problems were avoided. I think he performed a great public service.

    Do you think many businesses or government agencies would put in their reports “We would have lost half our records if those darn Cassandras and geeks hadn’t kept yelling about Y2K until we reluctantly spent the money to fix things ahead of time.”

    By pushing for effective, early warnings, that were actionable, he hurt his own reputation.