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Banking and Finance

Best resources to expand finance studies.

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St.Louis Federal Reserve -- Fred

 The St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank (8th in Federal Reserve system) focuses on the economy.

Daily headlines & Upcoming Events are key features of the site.

  • FRED® offers a chart for Economic Snapshot. Also Dialog w/FRED, FRED Blog, Speeches, Interviews, more. Alfred includes current + archival economic data 
  • Banking tab features Banking Insights column, articles, news, resources, presentations

Articles in Databases

Research databases are organized into smaller sections and are targeted for academic departments. Use the BAFI list of databases for electronic resources related to banking and economics information, trends, news, & more. Resources will include newspapers, ebook collections, 

TIP: Broaden your information resources by also bookmarking the "Management" folder of research databases (approximately 90) that will serve broad management topics and content central to all Weatherhead departments & programs.

Featured Database–Oxford Scholarship Online

3,000+ online titles in 18 subject disciplines from Oxford University Press. Advanced search features, export records to Endnote, RefWorks, and other citation managers.

Search Harry Markowitz, Nobel Prize winner who wrote about diversifying investment portfolios. He writes that today's financial crisis is related to lack of information, analysis, value, and transparency about the history  & practice of mortgage backed securities.

  • Among the results is Greed and Fear: Understanding Behavioral Finance and the Psychology of Investing.  
  • Find him in Chapter 10, Portfolios, Pyramids, Emotions, and Biases.
  • Print version of Greed and Fear is available at KSL, find it on the Case Catalog & borrow it!

If we don't have a copy of a title you'd like to read, use the Suggest A Book feature on this Research Guide. Or, contact me directly!

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