Resources by Topic: Finance and Investment
Frequently Used Sources
Note: Access available in Van Munching Hall
Financial Markets Labs (1318 and 3505 Van Munching Hall), and Smith School DC,
Baltimore, and Shady Grove campuses.
Contains news, current and historical financial data and analysis for
individual companies, stock market indices, fixed-income securities, currencies,
commodities, economics, and derivatives for both international and domestic
Note: Licensing restrictions limit use to 4
simultaneous users. If you are unable to access this database, please try again
later. Screening for stocks and mutual funds available using many different data
Morningstar's data and analyst reports cover more than 20,000 securities,
including stocks and mutual funds.
(ValueLine Investment Survey)
Provides investment research
on stocks, mutual funds, options and convertibles.
& Poor's Net Advantage
Provides reports, forecasts,
analysis, statistics and ratios of major industries. Coverage is for current and
up to 4 years, depending on the Industry.
Provides comprehensive Company and Industry profiles,
in-depth financials, Company overviews and histories, information on
competitors, Products, services and operations. "Build a List" option allows
screening for companies based on several variables.
From Dow Jones. Provides full text access to over 8,000 business sources
including national and international newspapers, magazines, wire services, web
sites and Industry (trade) sources. Includes coverage of the Wall Street
Journal. NOTE: Licensing restrictions limit use to 12 simlutaneous users. If you
are unable to access this database, please try again later.
Note: Does NOT include access the Wall Street
Journal (WSJ). The WSJ is contained in Factiva and National Newspapers
Covers business topics from local, regional and national newspapers, some
trade publications, business magazines, SEC filings, some reference sources, key
accounting sources, legal information as well as SWOT analysis. To find SWOT
analysis information: (1) From 'Search by Content Type' (top right side of
screen above search box), click on down arrow to select 'Company Profiles'; (2)
click on 'Advanced Options'; (3) in the 'Build Your Own Segment' search box,
enter the company of your choice and the type of publication in the following
form (for example): 'Company(Microsoft) and Publication(SWOT)'; (4) click
'Apply'; (5) click 'Search'.