11S.00.Finding_and_using_financial_data

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Finding and using financial data By: Andrea Spender Robert W. Van Houten Library, NJIT Modified by: Zhipeng (Alan) Yan
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Agenda 1. Quick library overview 2. Company financial data 3. Industry data 4. Benchmark data
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Complete research strategy involves both the web and Library resources Library Web Open web vs. invisible web/library Stable identifier/location URL can disappear, change Usually some editing/review process Can be authored by anyone Access protected by publishers (copyright holders) Can be viewed by anyone Fee Free
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Remote access for catalog and ILL Search for books Databases Library Website: http://library.njit.edu Get Help
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Databases: always use library gateway
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Accessing Library Databases Can access remotely with UCID and password
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Sources for Financial Data Lexis Nexis: Annual and quarterly data back 5 years (access via Library gateway) EDGAR: http://www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml - SEC filings COMPUSTAT : historical data Company Websites: Annual Reports vs. SEC filings Stock data: Yahoo Finance, Google Finance
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Access Lexis-Nexis through library gateway
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2011 for the course FIN 615 taught by Professor Yan during the Spring '11 term at New York Institute of Technology-Westbury.

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