Guide to Writing

Formatting basics

The following pages give you tips for formatting elements on Wikinvest pages. If you see something on a Wikinvest page but can't find it here, you should do two things. First, click edit on that page and find the markup you're looking for. Second, help us out and teach others how to use this formatting by adding to this page.

  1. Basic formatting
  2. Adding images
  3. Making tables
  4. Price Chart Annotations
  5. Cite references
  6. Redirects
  7. Embedding Price Charts in Articles


In addition to formatting, here are some additional resources that will help you make a meaningful contribution to Wikinvest pages.

  1. Writing basics
  2. Research resources
  3. Power User Tips
  4. Words to avoid
  5. View Article History

Sample Articles

There's a wide variety of finance articles on Wikinvest, from definitions to company pages to commodities articles. Sample articles for a few of these articles types are listed below. Stay tuned for more.

  1. Sample Company Article
    1. Blank Company Article Template
  2. Sample Industry Article
  3. Sample Futures Article
  4. Sample Commodity Article
  5. Sample Currency Article
  6. Sample Geography Article
  7. Personal Finance Sample Article
  8. Sample Definition Article
  9. Sample Concept Article

Finishing Articles

When you believe an article is finished -- at least as far as your contribution to the wiki -- please review the final checklist to be sure you're following all Wikinvest guidelines.

  1. Checklist
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