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Top 25 Best Economics Websites

We are involved in business and economic activities everyday. It is crucial for us to get a fairly unbiased and insightful financial information source to make the correct decisions. The following 20 carefully picked economic and financial websites serves to give you a better view of the domestic as well as the global economic and financial situations.

1. Vox is a research-based policy analysis and commentary from leading economists

2. Economic Research @ St. Louis Fed is a highly regarded economic research website.

3. EconTalk is a weekly podcast hosted by professor Russell Roberts who interviews guests—often professional economists—on topics in economics.

4. QFINANCE is a print, online and E-book resource created by Bloomsbury Publishing and the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) Authority for finance professionals, business writers and students.

5. HousePriceCrash is a website about the housing bubble in the British property market.

6. The Incidental Economist is a blog focused on economics, U.S. health policy, politics, and law, and with other fields.

7. Marginal Revolution is a blog focused on economics run by economists Tyler Cowen and Alex Tabarrok, both of whom teach at George Mason University.

8. MarketWatch operates a financial information website that provides business news, analysis and stock market data to some 6 million people.

9. MIT world: the free videos from economics, business and finance professionals, from theoretical reasoning to practical experience.

10. Ted.com: ideas worth spreading. Covering multiple topics from business, finance to science and physics.

11. The Oil Drum is a web-based, interactive energy, peak oil and sustainability think tank and community devoted to the discussion of energy issues and their impact on society.

12.Prosper Loans Marketplace, Inc. is a San Francisco, California-based company in the emerging peer-to-peer lending industry.

13. Research Papers in Economics (RePEc) is a collaborative effort of hundreds of volunteers in 57 countries to enhance the dissemination of research in economics.

14. Seeking Alpha is a stock market blog that provides free stock market analysis primarily from money managers, investment newsletter writers, and the general public.

15. Shadowstats.com is a website that analyzes government economic and unemployment statistics based on methodologies used by previous United States administrations, from the pre-Clinton era to the time of the Great Depression.

16. Smartfinance is an independent financial comparison website focused on helping consumers in emerging markets to make the most of their money.

17. TheStreet.com, Inc. is an American financial news and services website.

18. MoneySavingExpert.com is a popular British consumer finance information and discussion website.

19. Value Expectations (VE) is a stock blog and investment newsletter. Value Expectations is an interface for investors and is meant to serve as an outlet covering topics on corporate performance and equity valuation.

20. VentureBeat is a technology blog that focuses on innovative companies and the forward-thinking executives behind them.


21. Project Syndicate: the world’s pre-eminent source of original op-ed commentaries. A unique collaboration of distinguished opinion makers from every corner of the globe, Project Syndicate provides incisive perspectives on our changing world by those who are shaping its politics, economics, science, and culture.

22. Ludwig von Mises Institute is the research and educational center of classical liberalism and the Austrian School of economics. Working in the intellectual tradition of Ludwig von Mises and Murray N. Rothbard , with a vast array of publications, programs, and fellowships, the Mises Institute seeks a radical shift in the intellectual climate.

23. EconomicsJunkie analyzes economic phenomena such as inflation, deflation, money supply, credit expansion, booms, recession, etc. by applying common sense Austrian economics.

24. EH.net is the operated by the Economic History Association to provide resources and promote communication among scholars in economic history and related fields.

25. RePEc is the largest bibliographic database dedicated to Economics and available freely on the Internet. Over 1,000,000 items of research can be browsed or searched, and over 900,000 can be downloaded in full text! 

Top 20 Best Business Websites

This is a list of 20 best business websites on the web.  These business websites provide wonderful sources for worldwide business, political and financial news as well as economic analysis and reports.

1. The Wall Street Journal

Leading business news website in US, also the largest paid-subscription business news site over the world.  General news is accessible to the public, most articles, especially in-depth ones, are only for its subscribers.

2. Financial Times

One of the world most influencial business news websites which report latest UK and international business, finance, economic and political news,comment and analysis.

3. Economist

The UK headquartered magazine website which reports high quality international business, political and cultural news.  Economist is well known for its classic liberal bent and dry British humor.

4. BusinessWeek

BusinessWeek is also a great site to find business, finance news, business advice and  more. Its business school rankings service is extremely popular.

5. Forbes

I believe majority of people in the U.S. have heard Forbes by its top 400 or top 500 list.  It is a great source to read business news and success stories.

6. Fortune

If you type “Fortune” in google, the first search suggestion google will give you is “Fortune 500”.  It is also a favorite magazine of Warren Buffett, the investing master.

7. Barrons

Leading business website which focuses on financial news, data and in-depth analysis.

8. Bloomberg

One of the best business websites which mainly focuses on high finance.

9. Marketwatch

A website you can find business news, stock market quotes and financial news.

10. Entrepreneur

A business news website aims to help to start, grow and manage small businesses.

11. Inc
This website is like small business know-how database.  Covering Start-up, how to run, finance, leadership, managing, sales, Inc 500 and more.

12. Chief Executive

Business news website for Chief Executives as its name suggests.  If you are a chief executive of a more-than-two-people business, it is there for you.

13. CFO

As its name indicates, CFO is website providing “news and insights for Financial Executives”.

14. SmartMoney

Provide business news, real time stock market quotes and advice to assist people to invest, spend and manage their personal finance.

15. Fast Company

A business website reports on innovative business ideas, technology, leadership, design and more.

16. strategybusiness

A website “provide executives with commentary, research, and practical ideas that bridge the gap between theory and practice in contemporary global business.”

17. Wired

This is a only technology focus website in this list.  It seems that keep up the latest technology trend is becoming crucial to predict the future of you business.  Have leisure time? Check out on it.

18. Wharton Business Knowledge

A large business knowlege resource covering almost all major areas of business.

19. Journal of Commerce

A business website focuses on trade topics, import and export, international logistics and supply chain management.  If you are a international dealer, this website is your first option to get updated to your business.

20. Kiplinger

A business website providing “personal finance advice, business forecasting, investing advice, and financial management tools.”

Top 10 Best News Websites

This list of 10 best news websites is compiled by Alexa traffic rank and popularity.  Google News and AOL News are not included because they are not original news providers.

1.  Yahoo News

As one of the oldest Internet portal website, Yahoo! is still a primary online source for the ongoing news.

Yahoo News

2. BBC News Online

The best news website in 23 languages from UK, and probably in the world. It contains British news, as well as international news coverage, entertainment, business, science and political news.

BBC Website

3. CNN

One of the most popular news websites in America, whose alexa traffic rank in US is 18.  It offers world news, politics news, entertainment news, travel news and much more.  Visitors can also watch its live videos on CNN Live.

CNN Website

4. The New York Times

The New York Times is one of the top US news websites  and well known for its liberal bias.  Some users say they love The New York Times because it has a huge movie database which contain reviews for almost all movies.

New York Times

5. Washington Post

Well known for its international coverage which contains breaking news from the major places in the world from America to Europe to Asia and Africa.

Washington Post

6. Guardian

A news website which provides “latest news, sport, business, comment, analysis and reviews from the Guardian, the world’s leading liberal voice.”  With “liberal voice”, it is often described as a left-wing bias website.  But what is odd for news sites is that this liberal bias site awesomely has dating function.

Guardian Website

7. FOX News

FOXNews reports similar category of news as other major news websites.  The difference is that it is often commented as conservative or right wing bias website.

FOXNews Website

8. Reuters

One of the leading news websites which “brings you the latest news from around the world, covering breaking news in business, politics, entertainment, technology, and more”.

Reuters Website

9. Time

Leading US news magazine website which provides “breaking news and analysis, Politics, world news, photos, video, tech reviews, health, science and entertainment news.”  Best and Worst list on it is also a great fun.

Time Website

10. USA Today

America oriented news website which provides “breaking news on weather, sports, world, science, financial, technology, travel, national, economy, and entertainment news”.

USA Today