Gast Business Library
Law College Building
Michigan State University
648 N. Shaw Lane, Room 50
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 432-4182
Financial Research Best Bets
**This resource is only available in the Financial Analysis Lab in the College of Business and the Business Library on one of the Selected Resources computers to only College of Business faculty and students.**
Current and historical financial information on individual equities, stock market indices, fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, and futures for both international and U.S. markets. Also has company profiles and financial statements, analysts' forecasts, and news.
NOTE: The Academic version has limited downloading capabilities.
When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of Bloomberg."
**Only eligible to MSU graduate students and faculty. Click the i in the blue circle for more information.**
Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) is a web-based business data research service that provides access to datasets including COMPUSTAT Global & EMDB,COMPUSTAT, CRSP, EVENTUS,I/B/E/S, IRI, PACAP. We do not own access to every dataset. Click the "i" button for details on how to access.
**Only eligible to MSU graduate students and faculty.** First request an account here. If you already have an account, click here for access.
***Use Internet Explorer. Does not work in Firefox. Allow pop-ups so you do not miss windows that open. Does not work well in IE 10. Use compatibility mode for it to work better. *** Provides access to limited news and data for companies. We subscribe to their Investext reports and the Deals module. See their individual entries for more information.
**Register for a CB Insights account using your MSU email address.**
CB Insights is a venture capital database and angel investment database that provides daily real-time information about venture capital and angel investor-backed startup companies, venture capital companies, angel investors and transactions in the United States. Identify deal flow, sales leads, prospects and venture capital companies.
**Access is allowed for only two users at a time.**
Provides comprehensive company data for U.S. and International public and private companies (~35,000 public companies and ~23 million private companies) , including SEC filings (US only) and current and historical annual reports for U.S. and International public companies. To search the ~23 million private companies, select D&B Private Company Database. Now includes Mergent Horizon and Mergent Bond Viewer.
****Part of Mergent Online. It has its own tab on the main page.
Contains US taxable and municipal fixed income data including both issuer and bond level terms and condition data, US taxable bonds, municipal bonds and retail notes.
**Access is allowed for only five users at a time.**
Mergent EventsData provides information on stock-splits, mergers, tender offers, partial/full calls, name changes, etc. EventsData message feeds enable users to capture and analyze breaking business developments as they occur. EventsData consists of five modules: corporate actions, corporate dividends, fixed income, municipal called bonds, and unit investment trusts.
****Now a part of Mergent Online. It has its own tab on the main page and also a tab on the company page.****
Provides comprehensive coverage of companies--their products, major customers, suppliers, partners, and industries. Covers all companies traded on the NYSE, AMEX and NASDAQ. Includes enhanced detail for companies in healthcare, tech, media, and finance.