Finance Research Guide

Access to resources useful for financial research, including equities, IPOs, mergers & acquisitions, funds, commodities, bonds, and SEC filings.

Description: Finance Research Guide

This research guide provides access to resources useful for investment and financial research, including equities, IPOs, mergers & acquisitions, funds, commodities, bonds, SEC filings and analyst reports. You may also find the Companies Research Guide to be useful. For additional information, Ask a Business Librarian.

Databases you will find in this research guide. Click tabs on the left for detailed steps using these databases for specific searches.

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Register for and learn more about Business Library workshops, led by Business Library librarians, that focus on the information you will need to successfully complete your research.

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