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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.

Top Article Databases for Finance Topics

Find articles in newspapers, magazines or academic journals on Finance topics by starting on one of these Library Databases:

Finding Top Tier Finance Journals

What are the top academic (peer-reviewed) journals in Finance?

  • One way to determine this is to consult the Journal Citation Reports (JCR) Database. JCR journal rankings are frequently used to identify the top journals in a field based on their impact factor. Finance journals are included in the JCR Social Sciences Edition under the subject category of Business, Finance.
  • Many of the journals ranked in JCR are indexed in the Web of Science Database, which consists of the Science Citation Index, the Social Sciences Citation Index, and the Arts & Humanities Citation Index.