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Top 20 Financial Forums

This post was written by Libby vanBuskirk, supervisor of Internet Media for Cision.

Forums are the grandfather of so many of the sites we use daily.  From discussions with your friends on Facebook to active professional debates on LinkedIn, forums laid the way for the types of discussions going on all over the Web.  Yet their use hasn’t diminished, since forums give members an opportunity to post anonymously (or publicly) about difficulties, trends and news in their industry.

Using an anonymous user name can be beneficial when you work in an intense industry such as on Wall Street where disclosing one’s thoughts publicly can violate contracts with clients and employers. The ability for banking and finance professionals to weigh in with their own expertise on topics that they might not freely discuss on Facebook is truly a way to get a more complete picture of issues and trends in the financial world.

It can be difficult to decide how active a forum actually is, as some do not disclose the number of members they have or may be buried in a popular website.  However, based on membership, UV numbers and an active and frequently updated discussion board, here are 20 forums that are worth your interest when considering what’s going on in the minds of banking and finance professionals.

1. Wall Street Survivor Forums

2. Wilmott

3. Saving Advice.com Forums

4. Money Talk – Financial Forum

5. Online Traders Forum

6. StockTradingToGo.com Stock Forums

7. The Finance Forums

8. MarketThoughts.com

9. StockRants Stock Market Forum

10. Wall Street Examiner Forums

11. World Banking Forum

12. Quantitative Finance Forums

13. Reserve-Bank.com

14. AllBanks.org Banking Forum

15. Topix.com Investment Banking Forum

16. Topix.com Banking Forum

17. FICO Banking Fraud Forum

18. FatWallets Forums – Finance

19. City-Data.com Business, Finance, and Investing Forum

20. WallStreetOasis.com

Also check out our list of the Top 100 Finance Blogs on the Cision Navigator and our free finance briefing book.

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