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Physician's Money Digest, July31 2004, Volume 11, Issue 14

The following Web sites can help physicians better evaluate stocks:

  • Yahoo! Finance (finance.yahoo. com): In addition to providing company news, Yahoo! is a good source for historical prices. It provides the price for any stock on any date.

MultexInvestor (www.multexin vestor.com): This Web site uses all of the tools mentioned here to show how a particular stock stands in relation to its industry and sector. Enter a ticker symbol and click on "ratios and comparisons" to evaluate a stock.

  • Morningstar (www.morningstar. com): Morningstar is a good source for information on mutual fund ownership.

CBS MarketWatch (cbs.market watch.com): Here you'll find the 50- day moving average chart.

  • Quicken (www.quicken.com): Quicken has its own stock evaluation system that charts the performance of companies vs industries over the past 10 years.