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ECO332 Money and Banking: Background Information

Library specific information for ECO332

Historical Information

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.

Electronic Journals

If you have the names of journals you would like to find, search E-Journals at Marymount and the Catalog.

Some banking journals available at Marymount are:

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

Types of Depository Institutions

National Banks

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

         Wells Fargo

         Citi N.A.


          Capitol One

          TD Bank

Thrift Institutions

  • Savings and Loan Associations: Initially called Building and Loan Associations, they concentrate on providing mortgages.
  • Federal Home Loan Bank System: Ensures that Savings and Loan Associations are capitalized adequately.

Credit Unions

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