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Information for FIN334. Use this guide to help you get started with your research in investing and investments. It includes information on finding books, articles, journals, and some websites.
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Dictionaries and Handbooks

Dictionary of Finance and Investment Terms. REF HG151 .D69

The Handbook of Financial Instruments. REF HG4521 .H2365 Contains chapters on specific financial instruments as well as general investment information.

Dictionary of Finance and Banking. REF HG151 .D54 Available in Oxford Reference.

Dictionary of Investment Terms. REF HG4513 .M37

Fixed Income Securities and Derivatives Handbook: Analysis and Valuation. REF HG4650 .C45 Descriptions and explanations of a variety of investment instruments.


Resources for Getting Started

Background Sources designated with REF in the call number, unless otherwise noted, are located on the first floor of the Reinsch Library and do not circulate.

General Information

Edgar: The Investor’s Guide to Making Better Investments. REF HG4910 .W258 (Ballston Center Library Extension Only) Explains how to use and interpret the information in EDGAR.

Investment Sourcebook: The Complete Guide to Finding and Understanding Investment Information. REF HG4521 .C58 Comprehensive reference on all aspects of investing; includes information on mutual funds, general economic and market information, financial information on the Internet, and understanding companies.

Strauss’s Handbook of Business Information: A Guide for Librarians, Students, and Researchers. REF HF1010 .M67  Comprehensive resource organized into two main divisions: The chapters in Part I discuss business information according to various formats, such as directories, loose-leaf services, statistics, etc. The chapters in Part II cover specific business topics, including stocks, bonds, and investments. (Also at Ballston Center Library Extension.)

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