Many business decisions require an intimate understanding of industry, markets, competitors' performance or other financial information. These resources will help you find the information you need to make those decisions.
Provides independent investment analysis of 1500 stocks and 2000 mutual funds. Provides tools to research stocks, analyze a portfolio, or find companies that meet specified investment criteria. Limited to 3 concurrent users, so click 'End Session' when done researching.
Format: Full-text, Coverage: Current, Truncation and Wildcard: No and No, Search Tips: Searches by either name or stock ticker symbol., and Special Features: Stock and Fund Screeners return a list of companies that meet specified criteria such as capitalization level, debt amount, star rating, or industry sector. Portfolio X-Ray feature evaluates an entered portfolio mix to determine Asset Allocation, Style Box, Stock Sector, Stock Type, Stock Stats, Fees & Expenses, and World Regions for in-depth analysis. Help and Education section provides investment education.
Provides detailed analysis and key financial ratios for stocks (including Small and Mid Cap) and mutual funds, and overviews of about 100 industry segments. Limited to 6 concurrent users, so please return to the Research Center and click Log Off when finished.
Format: Full-text, Coverage: Current, Truncation and Wildcard: No and No, Search Tips: Quick search with stock ticker symbol produces intraday price quote, or news, or a chart. Symbol lookup will return ticker symbols for companies listed on the NYSE and the NASDAQ. Use the buttons on the left navigation bar to access the screening and analysis tools for mutual funds, options, convertibles, and Exchange Traded Funds.
Contains company details, financials, SIC filings, and news on publicly traded companies. Also provides Country Profiles. License limited to 3 simultaneous users, LOGOUT when through searching.
Format: Full-text, Coverage: 1995-present, Truncation and Wildcard: No and No, Search Tips: Can search by Company Name or by Ticker Symbol. Will find any company whose name contains the exact letters entered.
Hundreds of thousands of reports covering over 100 countries and industries. Includes Digitized Corporate Manual Collection, Digitized Municipal & Government Manual Collection, and Key Business Ratio Collection.
Contains current and historical information about markets, industries, companies, mutual funds, price forecasts and much more. Company information includes company profile, corporation records, fundamentals reports, and stock reports. Financial education area includes key calculators, as well as information sheets.
Format: Full-text, Coverage: Varies by report, 18mos. To 15 years history, Truncation and Wildcard: N/A and N/A, Search Tips: Look for the small 'edit search' icon on results list. Keyword search feature produces a Google result list.
Comprehensive coverage of business journals and periodicals for management, economics, finance, accounting, international business, etc. Includes Country Monitor and Industry Yearbook Reports from WEFA. Also 35 country reports from the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) and Wall Street Words. Also includes author profiles for the 20,000 most cited authors in the database.
Format: Majority full-text; some additional full-text via link resolver, Coverage: Varies by title. Mostly mid90s - present., Truncation and Wildcard: * and ?, Search Tips: Use quotation marks to phrase search. Allows Boolean AND, OR and NOT searching. May limit to full-text, scholarly journals, date, page length, publication name and type.
A collection of industry market research and industry risk ratings, offering reports on more than 1300 US industries. Over 700 NAICS Industry reports, 600+ US Specialized Industry Reports on emerging and sub niche industries, US Business Environment Profiles provide data and analysis on more than 350 key economic, demographic and consumer indicators, US and International Risk Rating Reports, 74 Global Industry Reports full of statistics and easy-to-digest analysis.
Online access to the following:
International Financial Statistics – all aspects of international and domestic finance, with history to 1948.
Direction of Trade - value of exports and imports between countries and their trading partners, with history to 1980.
Balance of Payments - international economic transactions data and International Investment Position, with history to 1960.
Government Finance Statistics - budgetary and extra-budgetary financial operations data of governments, with history to 1990.
Run predefined data reports, query across data sets, save and share your own queries, access bulk downloads and save your favorite data reports.
Journals, books, and statistics from the Organization for Economic Development (OECD). Special emphasis on international economics, development and health; country economics, and agriculture. More than 45 different statistical databases, with internationational coverage.
Format: Full-text, Coverage: 1998 forward, Truncation and Wildcard: No and No, Search Tips: Can search by Title, Keyword, Author, Journal Title, and Year of publication. Quick find drop-down menus also give access to thematic arrangement of collection.
Developed for tax preparers and other accounting professionals. Contains the full-text of United States tax law and code (with commentary), IRS rulings and releases, tax news sources, tax court rulings and international tax treaties.
Format: Full-text, Coverage: 1860 - present, Truncation and Wildcard: None and None, Search Tips: Enter keywords, then either specify sources, or check desired options under Editorial Materials, Primary Source Materials, Legislation and/or News/Current Awareness.
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