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Banking and Finance

Best resources to expand finance studies.

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Welcome to the Finance Research Guide!

Banking and Finance Research Guide


Inside this Guide are links for pages on how to locate types of materials–or, use the tabs on the left side of this guide to select what you need!

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PrivCo – Global Private Company Information & Venture Capital

Private company financial intelligence – business & financial data and analysis, plus IPO news & updates on venture capital, M&A activity, and private equity deals, company competitors & comparables. Since 90% of major U.S. business is privately held, PrivCo saves you time in class assignments and in your career planning, as well as in getting a closer look at industries with sectors, industry, sub-industry codes that lead to other competitors. 

PrivCo's financial analysis, venture capital funding, reviews, market research, and more can be the difference in the depth of your discovery and your final project results. Search names, deals, industry, geography, funding opportunities & stages–which might help you determine where to consider career opportunities!

NOTE: Create a personal account on PrivCo, using your Case network credentials.

Features: Check out PrivCo's Knowledge Bank to better understand the private investor environment, and their Research Blog for news!

CWRU Libraries Discovery

From the Cleveland Federal Reserve

Data, charts, Research Topics

Financial Times, U.S.

Financial Times @Case


  • Register 1st time, from the Management Research Database list [see below]
  • Please signup with network ID, department, graduate/undergraduate
  • Save your email & login, get FT mobile app, set email alerts for interests

• NOTE: After you're registered, just go to for future access–no need to go back via the database list

  • Use the very small top left menu icon to select areas of interest, including the link for "ePaper" – the original "pink paper" edition that faculty often require for reading. Page through it, or use the menu to check sections & headlines.

Articles from the web FT can be saved to folders that you can create & label per your needs.

Other features can be selected via your account for customized daily or weekly news feeds.

Management Database List

The Economist