Homepage for the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Highlights include the Economic Research and Data tab with data releases including interest rates, money stock and reserve balances, etc. Also a Banking Information & Regulation section. You can find everything here from news and board member profiles to transcripts as far back as the 1930s for the Federal Open Market Committee. Tons of info here.
This is the premier database for accessing business news. The Home tab will give you access to the latest issue of the Wall Street Journal, or use the Search tab to search this and many, many more news sources.
Articles database with full-text business periodicals and news sources from ABI/INFORM Global, Dateline, and Trade & Industry. Covers scholarly research, businesses traditions and trends, corporate strategies, management techniques, and competitive and product information. And don't forget to use the Browse tab at the top to access First Research Industry Profiles for industry background and outlook!
Full text articles and abstracts from leading peer-reviewed journals, trade publications and conference proceedings in management, MIS, marketing, economics, finance, and accounting. Includes the Harvard Business Review and MIT's Sloan Management Review in full text. The "Company Profiles" section provides access to Datamonitor reports on thousands of companies worldwide, many with SWOT analyses. In addition, one can find Country Reports and Industry Profiles.
Premier database for industry information including industry performance, outlook, products & markets, competitive landscape, major companies, operating conditions (information on regulations!) and key statistics... Don't forget to check out the "Additional Resources" on pg. 1 of the reports (often links to regulators, industry associations, etc.)
The best place to find local industry information: What is the state of XYZ industry in the city or metropolitan area of ___? Ideal if you're looking into working within a particular industry and a specific and narrow geographic area.
Provides current and historical financial data, links to extensive lists of SEC filings and several years of annual reports for U.S. and non-U.S. companies. Special strengths of this database include delineations of debt and equity structure and hard to find annual reports for international companies. Allows user to download financials to Microsoft Excel.
Offers flexible searching of a collection of news and business information from authoritative sources from more than 150 countries. This collection includes the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Dow Jones and Reuters news wires, and the Associated Press. It never hurts to be informed about current events and in particular business news and events with the potential to impact your industry.
Under "Search By Content Type" choose "Dossier" under the Companies heading to locate company information. Resource provides capability to develop targeted company list based upon geographic location, size, industry, etc. Includes both articles and company information.
Lots of good information on possible areas and employers you might pursue with a Finance major; also a portal with links to Professional Associations, Occupational Outlook Information, Miscellaneous Career Information and Job Postings.