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Is there a finance site for international stocks tha doesn’t suck? September 23, 2009

Posted by deminvest in China stock, European Stocks, India Investing, investment, investment strategies, Italian stocks, Single stocks, stocks, Telecom Italia, Total (TOT).
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It is surprising how stupid the Internet is sometimes. There is no way to find simple informations, like basic data for stocks traded on itnternational markets.

not easy to figure out data from ideograms

not easy to figure out data from ideograms

I don’t want much, just a place where I can find P/E ratio, dividends, debts earning growth and sales growth for companies traded all over the World.

So far there is no such website. Google finanace doesn’t give decent data outside USA. On yahoo finance you canfind something only if you start digging into places like yahoo. fr yahoo.it yahoo.es or yahoo.de, but you need some understanding of foreign languages. The real disaster is when you need data about Japaneese, Russian or Chinese comanies. Then you’re lost into ideograms with no hope of understanding. Anyway yahoo finance usually has very little data even on its internatrional portals.

The best place I found so far is msn . I could find some data on msn.es, msn.fr … and so on. At least I could spot p/e and dividends. The problem of ideograms is still there, but I don’t think there is anything better than msn available

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1. tom hollingsworth - September 27, 2009

Google has a cool translation program. Just type the word: translate into Google’s search field, and get the program. I think it will be the first item on the list.

Not perfect yet, but user correctable and easy to use.

deminvest - September 28, 2009

It is a good idea. At least for Japanese, Chinese and Russian sites, Google translate can help.

2. sah - September 29, 2009

google “list of public companies worldwide” and get into the “bussinessweek” website (dont remember exactly the URL), and click on a company’s name..


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