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Subject Description: This subject covers: management of money, especially public money; the science which concerns itself with the levying and application of revenue.

Find Articles, Journals, Magazines and Newspapers

    Databases, indexes, working papers and electronic journals

  ABI/INFORM (Business) Available in Full Text Authentication Required FindIt! Enabled 
    1972 to present
ABI/INFORM indexes content from 3,200 trade publications and scholarly journals (with fulltext or full-image for 2,100 titles) that help students and researchers track business conditions, trends, management techniques, corporate strategies, and industry-specific topics worldwide.
  Business Source Premier Available in Full Text Authentication Required FindIt! Enabled Provided via ELM 
Business Source Premier searches 350 scholarly journals back to 1965. Includes searchable references for more than 1,170 journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance, econometrics and economics.
  LexisNexis Academic Available in Full Text Authentication Required 
LexisNexis Academic is a collection of online fulltext databases covering News, Business, Legal, Medical, and Reference. News includes newspapers, magazines, wire services, broadcast transcripts, regional and international news sources, scholarly & trade journals, and a guide to current issues. Business includes company SEC reports, company profiles and financial data, and accounting literature and standards. Law resources include law reviews (journals), federal and state congressional laws as well as federal court cases. Includes the text of the U.S. Code as well as the Federal Regulations and CFR. It includes hundreds of scholarly journals in a wide range of disciplines.

Find Facts, Definitions, Overviews

    Dictionaries, encyclopedias and handbooks

  Almanac of Business and Industrial Financial Ratios
Location: REF HF5681 .R25 A45
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  Barron's Finance & Investment Handbook
Part 1 includes descriptions of 30 personal investment mediums, giving information on buying/selling/holding and risk, tax, and economic considerations. Part 2 contains how-to sections; Part 3: Dictionary of finance and investment; and Part 4: is a ready reference section that lists organizations, companies, publications, computer software and databases.
Location: REF HG173 .D66 1990
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  Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities Available in Full Text Authentication Required 
Each Directory helps professors, researchers, and students select journals that are most likely to publish a manuscript. The index in each Directory helps match the characteristics of a manuscript to the topic areas the journal emphasizes, the type of review process, acceptance rate and number of external reviewers. Separate directories are available for Accounting, Economics and Finance, Management, Marketing, Educational Curriculum and Methods, Educational Psychology and Administration, and Psychology.
  Encyclopedia of Political Economy
Provides analyses of topics related to money and finance, labor, family and gender, political ideologies, development, theoretical schools, and methodology (Diana Hacker, 2003).
Location: REF HB61 .E554 1999
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  Fitzroy Dearborn Directory of the World's Future & Options Markets
Location: REF HG6024 .A3 F59 1994x
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  International Encyclopedia of the Stock Market
In this encyclopedia, the stock market is treated as a world-wide phenomenon. Terms relating both to the international stock market and to particular countries are defined. In addition, extended entries survey individual countries, offering complete details of the country's stock market, conditions, practices and regulation. They also provide information on the country's leading regulatory agencies, its brokerage firms and its most prominent practitioners.
Location: REF HG4551 .I57 1999x
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  New Palgrave Dictionary of Money and Finance
Defines financial terms and provides detailed discussions of concepts related to monetary economics, finance, and banking (Diana Hacker, 2003).
Location: REF HG151 .N48 1992bx
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  St. James Encyclopedia of Banking and Finance
This encyclopedia contains approximately 4,200 entries including definitions of basic banking, business, and financial terms. In-depth entries provide a wealth of valuable information such as historical background, analysis of recent trends illustrative examples, statistical data, and citation of applicable laws and regulations.
Location: REF HG151 .M8 1991x
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  Standard & Poor's Analysts' Handbook
The Handbook provides selected income account and balance sheet items and related ratios that apply to Standard & Poor's industry group stock price indexes.
Location: REF HG 4519 .S772
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  Value Based Management: Management Methods
Lists numerous methods and models for business strategy, financial valuation, leadership, governance, communication, and marketing. Each item is a link to a fuller description of the particular method or model, with appropriate graphics and links to other comparable or contrasting models.

Find Laws, Legislation, and Government Reports

    Publications of government agencies and legislatures

  American Stock Exchange
This site contains links to listed companies, stock and bond quotes, and general and financial information on options, derivatives, exchange traded funds (ETFs), and holding company depositary receipts (HOLDRs).
  Dow Jones Indexes
This site contains overviews and financial information about the Dow Jones Averages and other stock market indexes.
  New York Stock Exchange
This site provides financial information and news, especially relating to the listed companies.
  U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
This site allows users to access the EDGAR database of corporate SEC filings, SEC news digests and public statements, current SEC rulemaking, proposals and final rules, SEC enforcement actions, etc.

Find Statistics

    Statistical information, public opinion and data sets
Provides financial ratios, business statistics, benchmarks,and online analysis of businesses & industries.
  Capital IQ - Compustat Available in Full Text Authentication Required 
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  CNN Money World Stock Markets
Access closing market quotes for exchanges in Asia, Australia, Europe, Africa, and the Americas.
  Industry Information Resources
"Provides links to industry resources for over 250 industries. Individual pages for each industry list resources available from trade associations, publications, and research firms which address subjects such as industry overview, issues, trends, and outlook, financial ratios and benchmarking, compensation surveys, and valuation resources."
  Industry Norms and Key Business Ratios
This source provides access to financial statistics in spreadsheet form on nearly 800 lines of business, including financial statement profiles by industry segment; 14 different financial ratios measuring profitability, efficiency, liquidity and solvency; and up to three years of industry normative data for tracking trends. Five sets are available: agriculture, mining, construction, transportation, communication, utilities; finance, real estate, services; manufacturing; retailing; and wholesaling.
Location: REF HF5681 .R25 I532x (Agriculture), REF HF5681 .R25 I534x (Finance), REF HF5681 .R25 I552x (Manufacturing), REF HF5681 .R25 I562x (Retailing), REF HF5681 .R25 I572x (Wholesaling) is a personal finance site offering stock quotes and investment research, mortgage calculators, retirement calculators and planners, and numerous educational articles on investing, managing and spending personal wealth.
  Market Insight - CompustatAvailable in Full Text Authentication Required 
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Brief, non-analytical reports for over 6,000 mutual funds are available. Articles, interviews, and stock analysis are also given. A one-time free registration is required.
  Standard & Poor's Industry Surveys
Narrative and statistical summary of trends, developments, and issues related to stock performance and investment outlook for 52 US industries. Each industry chapter includes information on current environment, industry profile, and comparative company analysis.
Location: REF HC106.6 .S74 [year]
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  Value Line Investment Survey
Value Line covers more than 1,700 companies listed on the major U.S. stock exchanges. The "Weekly summary and index" gives ratios, rankings, and price data in an alphabetical list. Detailed listings for each company are arranged in "Ratings and reports" sections, grouped by industry sectors, each introduced with an industry overview. Each also includes Value Line ratings, projections, and betas. The "Weekly selection and opinion" contains predictions about economic conditions and outlook, with profiles on recommended investments.
Location: REF HG4501 .V26
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  Yahoo! Finance
This site provides various investing and personal finance information.

Use Research Guides and Style Manuals

    Assistance for research and writing

  Columbia Guide to Online Style
This site provides many examples for citing online resources in the bibliography of a humanities, social science or science research paper. See Preparing the Bibliographic Material once you have linked to this page.

Use Web Resources

    High-quality, reliable internet sites

  Finance Resources on the Web
This megasite provides links to numerous sites relating to general finance and the economy; financial markets; company, fund and investment research; corporate finance; risk management; international finance; financial and business periodicals; government resources; financial associations; and online learning.
The objective of FINWeb is to list Internet resources providing substantive information concerning economics and finance-related topics, including journals, working papers, databases, and agency sites.
  Investing: Open Directory Project
This ODP site provides links to over 5,000 websites relating to brokerages, retirement planning, and investment in stocks, bonds, real estate, mutual funds, commodities, and derivatives.
  NASDAQ Stock Exchange
This site contains information about the listed companies, stock quotes, financial news, and the NASDAQ indexes.

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