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Banking and Finance

Best resources to expand finance studies.

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Data from Industry Reports

Industry reports reveal trends, name leaders, sub-sectors, and more.

IBISWorld features easy to use industry ratios in the Key Ratios tab, and First Research has a top menu function for Industry Prospector for industry metrics.

BCC Research reports feature a summary chart for metrics & data related to the report and is easy to use & download; there are also menu choices for List of Tables & List of Figures in any report–with downloadable data.

Passport Global Market Research hover over categories on the top menu bar, select a category, see analysis on left side of resulting topic page. NEW: 2017: Companies tab in top menu bar:

  • Find large companies listed in large custom company .ppt files that will include industry data  
  • Use the left sidebar menu links for the those report table of contents, plus menu picks for Related Statistics, and Related Industry Reports, Related Company Profiles, and more 

CWRU Libraries Discovery

Historical Annual Reports

Company "annual glossy" reports show how a company wants its shareholders to think about the year and the company. Cover art and letters included can be illuminating over time, as a company changes focus to meet changing demographics and times.