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Finding articles, books & background info on Finance topics as well as financial data sources, investment research sites, and style guide help.
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Welcome to the Finance Research Guide! 

This research guide is targeted at Brock University students who are conducting research for courses in finance or who are interested in learning more about finance and investments.  It includes print sources, e-books, and databases available in our Library, as well as some useful websites.

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The Finance Research Guide contains the following pages:

  • Articles: the best databases for finding articles in finance journals, in business magazines, or in newspapers.
  • Background Information: Dictionaries, Encylopedias and Handbooks.
  • Books: tips on finding print and ebooks.
  • Financial Data Sources: Bloomberg, Compustat, CRSP, Datastream, WRDS, and more.
  • Investment Research: general investment sites and specialized sources for bonds, fixed income, commodities, futures, options, exchange traded funds. socially responsible investing, and the investment industry
  • Writing & Citing: tips for citing sources using the JOF, APA, Chicago & and MLA guides. Learn about Academic Integrity and how to avoid plagiarism.
  • Bankruptcy research

    Finance Course Guides

    FNCE 4P04: Investment Analysis
    by Linda Lowry - Last Updated Feb 11, 2014
    22 views this year
    MBAB 5P42: Equity Investments, Markets, & Instruments
    by Linda Lowry - Last Updated Apr 15, 2014
    A guide to library resources related to equity investments, markets, and instruments
    37 views this year

    New Books

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    An Introduction to Analysis of Financial Data with R - Ruey S. Tsay
    Call Number: HG 106 T76 2013
    ISBN: 9780470890813
    Publication Date: 2012-10-29

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    How the Trading Floor Really Works - Terri Duhon
    Call Number: HG 4551 D84 2012
    ISBN: 9781119962953
    Publication Date: 2012-10-22
    "Terri Duhon describes the workings of the trading floor while at the same time demystifying a lot of the trading floor terminology. Those who understand the dynamics of trading floors will better understand the dynamics of global financial markets. This book reveals the key players on the floor, their roles and responsibilities, how they serve their clients, and how it all impacts the markets" (publisher)

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    Investing: the last liberal art - Robert G. Hagstrom
    Call Number: HG 4521 H2263 2013
    ISBN: 9780231160100
    Publication Date: 2013-01-08
    "In this updated second edition of Investing: The Last Liberal Art, Hagstrom explores basic and fundamental investing concepts in a range of fields outside of economics, including physics, biology, sociology, psychology, philosophy, and literature" (publisher)

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    Swiss Finance: capital markets, banking, and the Swiss value chain - Henri B. Meier; John E. Marthinsen; Pascal A. Gantenbein
    Call Number: HG 186 S9 M44 2013
    ISBN: 9781118131268
    Publication Date: 2013
    "Swiss Finance is a thorough overview of the Swiss financial markets and the banking secrecy this country has become known for. It covers key topics to practitioners both abroad and in the United States involved in Swiss banking and the Swiss financial markets.
    - Discusses what the Euro-debt crisis may mean for the role of Switzerland as a financial powerhouse
    - Reveals how new secrecy agreements with the United States and Germany will impact private wealth management
    -Addresses Asian competition for wealth management and tax havens" (source: publisher)

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    The Secret Financial Life of Food: from commodities markets to supermarkets - Kara Newman
    Call Number: HG 6046 N49 2013
    ISBN: 9780231156707
    Publication Date: 2012-12-04

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