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ECON 454-90 & ECON 509C-01 Class Guide: Home

This is a guide for the ECON 454-90 (Economics of Corporations) and ECON 509C-01 (Economics of Corporate Strategy) classes.

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Industry Information

Industry Ratios

RMA Annual Statement Studies Bartle Reference HF5681.B2R6 Print book which has the ratios of hundreds of industries.

Bloomberg Terminal (requires free registration) The terminal is located in the Government Documents room right off of the Bartle Reference area.  Here is a Youtube video describing how to find industry data (including ratios) in Bloomberg.

Magazine, Journal and News Articles

Business Source Ultimate 
Contains, articles, company and industry profiles Click on the Company Profiles (under More) button to get company reports. Do a Publication type search for industry profiles For help, see the related tutorials.

EconLit  Primary database for Economic literature.

Nexis Uni 
Contains a wide variety of company information as well as newspaper and newswires articlesEc.

Global Newsstream 
Includes local and national papers such as the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, and the Wall Street Journal.


Standalone Workstations

Both of these databases are located on separate workstations inside the Government documents room (to the far left of the Bartle Research Help Desk).  

Company Financials

EDGAR Company financials from the U.S. Securities and Exchange commission.  Try company annual reports, 10Q (quarterly), 10K (annual), etc.

Value Line Company financials going back decades.  Arranged by industry.

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