Financial Information, Handbooks, Statistics
Strauss’s Handbook of Business Information: A Guide for Librarians, Students, and Researchers. REF Z7164.C81 S7796 (Also Ballston REF HF1010 .M67) Comprehensive resource organized into two main divisions. Part I discuss business information according to various formats, such as directories, looseleaf services, statistics, etc. Part II cover specific business topics, including stocks, bonds, and investments.
Stocks, Bonds, Bills, & Inflation Yearbook. REF HG4501 .S7949 (Annual) Annual compilation of data on the U.S. capital markets from 1926 to present; contains graphs and tables with accompanying text.
Thorndike Encyclopedia of Banking and Financial Tables. REF HG1626 .T493 (Annual) Each yearbook is devoted to a single finance topic and includes tables and schedules.
Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
Types of Depository Institutions
National banks are large commercial banks and members of the Federal Reserve system. These types of banks are supervised by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.
Examples of National Banks include but are not limited to:
Bank of America
Savings and Loan Associations: Initially called Building and Loan Associations, they concentrate on providing mortgages.
Federal Home Loan Bank System www.fhlbanks.com Ensures that Savings and Loan Associations are capitalized adequately.
A credit union is a non-profit cooperative providing services only to its members.
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