Basic Information Sources

in the

Lake Superior State University Library

Summer 2005

FINANCE


REFERENCE GUIDES

Woy, James ed. Encyclopedia Of Business Information Sources 2000-2001, 10th ed. Detroit: Gale Research Co., 2000. Ref HF 5351 .E9 2000

INDUSTRY SURVEYS

Brooklyn Public Library. Business Rankings Annual. Detroit: Gale Research Inc., 1990. Ref HG 4050 .B87 1990

Darney, Arsen J. ed. Market Share Reporter. Detroit: Gale Research Inc., 1999. Ref HF 1040.9 .G2 1999

Darney, Arsen J. ed. Manufacturing USA: Industry Analyses, Statistics, and Leading Companies. Detroit: Gale Research Inc., 1989. Ref HD 9743 .M36 1999

Standard & Poor's Industry Surveys. New York: Standard & Poor's Corporation. Ref HC 106.6 .S74

U.S. Industrial Outlook. Washington: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industrial Economics, 1985-94. Ref HC 101 .U54

HANDBOOKS

Downes, John and Goodman, Jordan Elliot. Barron's Finance and Investment Handbook. New York, NY: Barron's Educational Series, Inc. 1987. Ref HG 173 .D66 1987

Levine, Sumner N., ed. The Investment Manager's Handbook. Homewood, IL: Dow Jones-Irwin, 1980. Ref HG 4527 .I58

DICTIONARY

Tomsett, Michael C. Investment and Securities Dictionary. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc., 1986. Ref HG 4513 .T48 1986


SERVICES

Moody's Annual Dividend Record. New York, NY: Moody's Investors Service. 1990 Ref HG 4908 .M81

Moody's Bond Record: Corporate Convertables, Governments, Municipals, Commercial Paper Ratings, Preferred Stock Ratings. New York, NY: Moody's Investors Service (monthly). Ref HG 4905 .M785 1991

Moody's Handbook of Common Stocks. New York, NY: Moody's Investors Service. (quarterly) Ref HG 4502 .M59

Moody's Investors Service. Moody's Manuals. New York. 7 volumes (annual with semiweekly or weekly supplementary "News Reports"). The Titles of these 7 separate financial manuals are:

Moody's Bank and Finance Manual. (2 vols.) Ref HG 4961 .M65
Moody's Industrial Manual. (2 vols.) Ref HG 4961 .M67
Moody's International Manual. (2 vols.) Ref HG 4009.M66
Moody's Municipal and Government Manual. (2 vols.) NOT at LSSU
Moody's OTC Industrial Manual. Ref HG 4961 .M7237
Moody's Public Utilities Manual. (2 vols.) Ref HG 4961 .M7245
Moody's Transportation Manual. Ref HG 4971 .M74

Moody's Investors Service. Mergent Moody's Company Data. CD-ROM ask at the reserve desk

Morningstar Mutual Funds
. Chicago, IL: Morningstar, Inc. 1993-- Ref HG 4530 .M8

Value Line Investment Survey
. New York: A. Bernhard Co. (Looseleaf, with weekly additions) Available at BAYLISS PUBLIC LIBRARY

CORPORATIONS

Advertising Age. Chicago: Crain Communications, Inc. 1966--. September -- Top 100 Leading Advertisers Periodical Shelves

Derdak, Thomas. International Directory of Company Histories. Vols. 1-21. Chicago: St. James Press. 1988-1996. Ref HD 2721 .I63 1988

Quarterly Financial Report For Manufacturing, Mining And Trade Corporations. Washington: Bureau Of The Census. Economic Surveys Division, 1982-90. Ref HD 9724 .A213

Robert Morris Associates. RMA Annual Statement Studies. Philadelphia: Robert Morris Associates, 1979--. Ref HF 5681 .B2 .R6

Troy, Leo. Almanac Of Business And Industrial Financial Ratios. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1980--. Ref HF 5681 .R25 .T68

STATISTICAL SOURCES

Business Statistics. Washington: U.S. Department Of Commerce, Bureau Of Economic Analysis, 1967-1992. Ref HC 101 .A1313

Dow Jones-Irwin Business And Investment Almanac. Homewood, IL: Dow Jones-Irwin, 1987. Ref HF 5003 .D68

Handbook Of Labor Statistics
. Washington: U.S. Department Of Labor. Bureau Of Labor Statistics, 1969-1989. Ref HD 8064 .A3

Standard & Poor's Statistical Service. New York: Standard & Poor's Corporation. Ref HC 101 .S74a


ABSTRACTS AND INDEXES

ABI/Inform. Available on FirstSearch and ProQuest Direct.

Disclosure.

New York Times Index. Ann Arbor: University Microfilms Inc. Lexis-Nexis and Infotrac Web have full text.

The Wall Street Journal Index. New York: Dow Jones, 1965--. InfotracWeb has indexing, and full text back to 1984.

Wilson Business Abstracts.

Worldscope.

Current Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers
Barron's
Business Week
Economic Indicators
Financial Executive
Forbes
Fortune
Industry Week
Journal of Finance
New York Times on Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe, InfotracWeb and Microfilm
Strategic Finance
Survey of Current Business
Wall Street Journal on ProQuest Direct.


ANNUAL REPORTS


The library keeps a file of the Annual Reports of some of the FORTUNE 500 companies. Ask a reference librarian to find out if the library has one that you need.

ONLINE SOURCES

FirstSearch Databases include:

BusinessOrgs, which has addresses, telephone numbers(including Fax), and contact people listed for over 25,000 new and established organizations, agencies and publications that serve business. Most records have an abstract that describes the organizations products and services and provides other information such as founding date, membership size, and publications.

Disclosure corresponds to Disclosure Corporate Snapshots which contains information about more than 11,000 corporations whose shares are traded in the United States. The information included for each company is their name, address, a description of their business, five-year summary (sales, net income, and earnings per share), two years of key financial and ratios, corporate officers, subsidiaries, recent SEC filings, and more.

WilBusAbs corresponds to Wilson Business Abstracts providing indexing and abstracting for more than 300 business magazines. The magazines that are indexed in WilBusAbs are also indexed, without abstracts, in BusPerInd.

Worldscope includes snapshots of company information. It is derived from corporate annual and 10K reports, disclosure statements, newspapers, and wire services. Records include a description of business, selected financial information, key ratios, officers, and more.

EDGAR is a database which contains corporate financial information which must be filed with the Securities and Exchange commission. Information such as 10K and 10Q reports can be found and downloaded, saved and or emailed to your account.

Infotrac Web provides General Business File ASAP as a business database.

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