Research Guides: Finance

Online Resources


Commodities, Futures, and Options Currency Exchange Rates Financial Directories (International) Financial Directories (U.S.)
  • infoUSA
    Locate the name, address, and phone number for individuals and for over 10 million U.S. businesses.
  • NASDAQ Listed Companies
    Search for information by ticker symbol.
  • NYSE Listed Companies
    Click on "Listed Companies" to access links to corporations listed on the NYSE.
Mutual Funds
  • CNN Mutual Fund Report
    Locate performance and pricing information.
  • Morningstar
    Access brief, non-analytical reports. Also locate articles, interviews, and special reports.
  • Mutual Fund Education Alliance
    Learn about the basics of mutual fund investing, types of mutual funds, taxes, profiles and performance on no-load mutual funds.
Real Estate
  • National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts
    Under "About REITs," access information a glossary and a company directory. Under "Research & Statistics," access an historical index list, market snapshots, performance statistics, and market capitalization data.
Securities and Exchange Commissions  Stock Markets (U.S.)
  • Marketwatch
    Quotes, national and global market news, economy and politics, research and tools, stock research, and commentary.
  • Chicago Stock Exchange
    Find listed companies, the annual report, fact book, stock quotes, and various statistics.
  • CNNMoney Markets
    Access the Quote Search service for 15-minute delayed market quotes for any stock, mutual fund or money market fund (enter symbol in top lefthand corner); the U.S. Stock Markets page provides quotes for the AMEX, DJIA, NYSE Composite, NASDAQ Composite, S&P 500, and the Russell2000. Data includes actives, gainers, high/lows, and volume alerts.
  • Big Charts
    Click on "Historical Quotes" then enter symbol and date. Big Charts has the ability to retrieve exact and split-adjusted stock price information and split adjustment factors as far back as January 1985. A split-adjusted, 2-month daily stock chart marks the specific closing price the User requested.
  • Yahoo! Finance Historical Stock Quotes
    Access stock quotes since 1962. Data includes open, high, low, and closing prices and trading volume.
  • NASDAQ Stock Exchange
    Access quotes by typing in the ticker symbol (refer to the "symbol look-up" link for a list of companies and their symbols), index quotes and the companies listed in each index, plus a glossary of terms. Under "InfoQuotes" for each company, access information such as fundamentals, charts, news, stock reports (from Disclosure), SEC filings, and analyst information.
  • New York Stock Exchange
    Under "Market Information," access company information
Other Resources
Directories Financial Ratios
  • Almanac of Business and Industrial Financial Ratios
    HF5681 .R25 T68 2013 (Reference Desk)
  • Industry Norms and Key Business Ratios
    HF5681 .R25 I52 2011/12 (Reference Desk)
  • RMA Annual Statement Studies: Financial Ratio Benchmarks
    HF5681 .B2 R63 2012/13(Reference Desk)
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