Finance (Web Resources)

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Finance Web Resources

  • These are suggestions only and do not reflect the full range of materials that may be useful to you.
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    EDGAR (Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis and Retrieval system) provides links to a complete list of foreign and domestic companies. Registration statements, periodic reports and other forms available through EDGAR can be found.
  • Public Register's Online Annual Report Service
    This comprehensive site provides access to a company’s financial information, both annual reports and 10-K filings.
  • FRASER: Federal Reserve Archival System for Economic Research
    FRASER is a collection of historical documents, with a mission to provide economic information and data to researchers interested in the U.S. economy. Links to historic economic statistical publications, releases and documents can be found here.
  • FRED: Economic Data from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
    FRED is a database of over 20,000 U.S. economic time series. Data can be downloaded into Microsoft Excel and text formats.
  • CNN Money.Com
    This site features the latest economic news, as well as current stock information. A wealth of information can be found on topics such as small business, retirement, economy, and personal finance.
  • U.S. Department of Labor
    The U.S. Department of Labor, in addition to administering labor laws, tracks changes in employment, prices, and other national economic measurements. Links to information such as the Producer Price Index (PPI), Inflation, and Labor Productivity can be found.
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
    HUD’s mission is to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination. A wealth of knowledge on buying a home, from figuring out how much one can afford to signing the papers.
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
    The FDIC maintains stability and public confidence in the nation’s financial system. Their website provides information and tips on all aspects of banking and financial education.
  • Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
    The Federal Reserve System is the central bank of the United States. Its duties include conducting monetary policy, regulating banking institutions, maintaining the stability of the financial system, and providing financial services to depository institutions.
  • State and Local Government Finance / U.S. Census Bureau
    This site includes statistics on revenue, expenditure, debt and assets for governments. There are statistics for the 50 states and the District of Columbia, as well as a national summary.
  • Bureau of the Fiscal Service: U.S. Department of the Treasury
    This site contains the Financial Report of the United States Government.
  • Federal Reserve Bulletin
    Reports and analysis on economic developments, regulatory issues, and new data. Online access is free. Regular tables of data are published monthly as a separate print publication titled Statistical Supplement to the Federal Reserve Bulletin. The supplement can be found in Steely Library.


The Finance Research Guide is maintained by John Schlipp. Suggestions and comments are welcome.

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