How to Make the Most of Summer 2020: Suggestion #5

Suggestion #5: Actively follow the markets!

Regardless of what specific area within finance you’re looking to pursue, having a good understanding of what’s happening in the markets will always work in your favor. Here are a few sites to check out:

  • The Wall Street Journal: Bentley University students have free access to The Wall Street Journal website. Learn how to register here.
  • MoneyBeat: A pre-markets primer packed with market updates, insights and must-read news links. Macro Horizons. WSJ editors analyze the overnight economic and political events affecting global markets.
  • Bloomberg: Bloomberg delivers business and markets news, data, analysis, and video to the world, featuring stories from Businessweek and Bloomberg News.
  • MarketWatch: MarketWatch provides the latest stock market, financial and business news. Get stock market quotes, personal finance advice, company news and more.
  •  MorningBrew: The daily email newsletter covering the latest news from Wall St. to Silicon Valley. Informative, witty, and everything you need to start your day.
By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center