Research Resources: Class Guides


BOS 361: Securities Analysis



I. SELECTED REFERENCE SOURCES

Industry Surveys (Standard & Poors)
Ref HC 28 .S7 2005 (quarterly)

Survey of Current Business (U. S. Department of Commerce)
Ref HC 101 .A13 (monthly)

Business Statistics of the United States, 10th Edition
Ref HC 101 .A13122 2004

Industry Research Using the Economic Census
Ref HC 101 .B594 2004

Encyclopedia of American Industries, 4th Edition 2 vols.
Ref HC 102 .E53 2005

International Directory of Company Histories 94 vols. (so far)
Ref HD 2721 .D36

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)
Ref HF 1042 .N67 2007 also available online.

Industry Norms and Key Business Ratios
Ref HF 5681 .R25 I523 (annual)

Almanac of Business and Industrial Financial Ratios
Ref HF 5681 .R25 T68 (annual)

Lexis-Nexis Corpporate Affiliations 8 vols.
Ref HG 4057 .A219 (annual)

Hoover's Handbook of American Business 2 vols. (updated on LEXIS-NEXIS)
Ref HG 4057 .A28617 2001


II. INDEXES AND DATABASES

Business Source Premier
A comprehensive business research database, providing full text access for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed business publications and over 8,000 other periodicals. Covers marketing, management, accounting, finance and economics. Detailed profiles of 10,000 companies are included.Updated daily.

Census Bureau Economic Programs
Contains links to the Economic Census, Statistics of U. S. Businesses, County Business Patterns, and other business and economic data.

SEC Filings
Provides the complete company filings submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Value Line Investment Survey
A comprehensive source of information and advice on approximately 1,700 stocks, more than 90 industries, the stock market, and the United States economy. Limited to 3 Simultaneous Users. Please log off when finished.

Lexis-Nexis
Connections to full-text newpaper articles (including the New York Times), accounting and business information, company profiles, SEC filings, and legal resources.

Business Full Text, Wilson
Indexes more than 350 leading business magazines, research journals and trade publicatons.


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