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What is investing?
link to tutorials, site also has articles, tools, even a simulator
Finance investment :
is committing money or capital to purchase something with the expectation of gain (additional income or profit)
- analysis of assets,
- speculation & risk
- rate of return
Office of Industry Analysis
- provides information and analysis pertaining to issues affecting U.S. industry competitiveness: regulations and domestic policies, trade negotiations and support trade laws, and provide trade and industry data
from the Economic Census with US map and data
Financial Data and Analyst Reports
Edgar - Securities and Exchange Commission
Financial reports of U.S. corporations from reports submitted to the SEC -- annual reports, quarterly reports, balance sheet, income statement, security activity and analysis and much more.
- business information and financial news, U.S. and international company financial information from government or private sources, market research, industry reports, and SEC filings; and searching features
Coverage: current. Up-to-date prices for stocks, mutual funds, and ETFs (exchange traded funds). Analyst reports. Morningstar's strength lies in its analysis of mutual funds. The Portfolio X-Ray tool lets you choose a group of stocks and funds to judge the balance of investments in a portfolio. NOTE: limited to 1 user at a time.
U.S. and International company and industry information. Reports can be downloaded into Excel. DOWNLOADING LARGE DATA SETS? Please use on-campus with this link: http://www.mergentonline.com/compsearch.asp
For private company information, please consult Mergent Intellect which incorporates the Dun & Bradstreet Private Companies Database.
Stock Exchange = a public entity for trading of company stocks and derivatives.
It facilitates the exchange of securities between buyers and sellers.
U.S., Canadian and international company information plus census data and White Pages directory. This database can be used not only for business research but also as a job search tool. Incorporates Dun & Bradstreet Private Companies.
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