13 of the best news sites for traders

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Listening to someone vying for your attention seems to be the lot of the financial trader, and news offerings are no exception.

That said, quality news services can be a valuable addition to your spread betting and CFD arsenal. We’ve pulled together 14 of the best resources out there:


Abnormal returns is great forecast free blog discussing everything trading.


Wisdom of crowds or idiocy of the masses? Stocktwits streams market related tweets according to personalised filters. The social heat-map feature shows trending securities from the last 24 hours.


The free option of ‘The Street’ comes with a host of news, market and investment resources organised by sector and industry. Offers an alternative style of news reporting.


Attractively presented and fully customisable, Trading offers big data financial analytics alongside live price data, social media volume, keyword extraction and sentiment analysis.


Reuters is one of the most authoritative news agencies in the world. Their business and finance section offers a free service with an impressive depth of coverage. Features include a customisable newswire.


CNBC provides comprehensive free market news along with a Pro option. The coverage has a slight American bias so CNBC is ideal for those interested in Wall Street.


Financial Juice is a real-time, breaking news platform. Boasts an easy to use, uncluttered news feed alongside trending stocks and charts. Also carries an audio news feature.


Find market news, articles and portfolio updates on this trading website.  Features include an app for on-the-move traders and a Stock Talk forum.


Market news provided by MNI, part of the Deutsche Börse Group. Choose from a host of news filters including macro-economic, FX, Central Bank, Government Policy and News by Region. MNI also hosts an indicators service, giving responsive macro-economic data and business insight.


One of the most authoritative financial news sites out there. Regional categorisation makes finding the news you want easy.


A great deal less US-centric than some of the other news providers, with a good focus on the UK and excellent global news outlook. Particularly useful as a Forex news source for traders that prefer exotic currency pairs.


The Economist is a current affairs publication more reflective in style than up-to-the-second news feeds.


CNN focuses on news from the US markets. The tech section boasts a wealth of insight for those with an interest in Silicon Valley. Regular Dollar-based currency features should satisfy FX traders.

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