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Accounting Standards

Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASB)

The FASAB serves the public interest by improving federal financial reporting through issuing federal financial accounting standards and providing guidance after considering the needs of external and internal users of federal financial information.

Financial Accounting Standards Board

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) establishes financial accounting and reporting standards for public and private companies and not-for-profit organizations that follow Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).


The IFRS Foundation was established to develop a single set of high-quality, understandable, enforceable and globally accepted accounting and sustainability disclosure standards—IFRS Standards—and to promote and facilitate adoption of the standards. Use this site to discover which countries use IFRS Standards.


Investopedia was founded with the mission of simplifying financial decisions and information to give readers the confidence to manage every aspect of their financial life. It contains information on all aspects of finance, including accounting. See this article for Investopedia's explanation of the differences between the IFRS and GAAP Standards.

Financial & Investing Resources

EDGAR Company Filings

Research publicly-traded companies' operations and financial information.


FINRA includes information to help investors make smart decisions about investing.

Rank and Filed

Rank and Filed gathers data from EDGAR, indexes it, and returns it in formats meant to help investors research, investigate and discover companies on their own. 

Market (Stocks, Bonds, Mutual Funds & Commodities) Resources

Yahoo! Finance

Yahoo! Finance provides financial news, data and commentary, including stock quotes, press releases, financial reports, and more.

Zack's Investment Research

Zack's is one of the largest providers of independent stock, ETF and mutual fund research in the U. S.

FINRA Bond Guide

This section includes general bond market information such as news, benchmark yields, and corporate bond market activity and performance information, descriptive data on U.S. Treasury, Agency, Corporate and Municipal Bonds, Credit Rating Information from major rating agencies, and price information with real-time transaction prices for Corporate and Agency Bonds (TRACE), Municipal Bonds (MSRB) and end of day prices for U.S. Treasury Bonds.

Mutual Fund Observer

Mutual Fund Observer provides a monthly summary, profiles of funds, analytics, and a discussion board for investors.

U. S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission protects the public from fraud, manipulation, and abusive practices related to the sale of commodity and financial futures and options, and fosters open, competitive, and financially sound futures and option markets. 

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