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Banking and Finance

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Commodities

Today's Commodities

Need the price of gold today? Or Light Sweet Crude Oil? 

  • Financial Times  lists Commodities under the main menu bar of Markets (sign up 1st time from the Management folder of Research Databases
  • Use the dedicated Bloomberg Terminal Room in the lower level of PBL. Look up Gold and Metals, Crude Oil, and more.

Track commodities & sign up for free newsletters on the Thomson Reuters Communication Preferences Center.

  • Select market newsletters on Metals, Oil, Agriculture, Coal, Biofuels & Renewables, Agriculture,  topics of national & international focus.
  • Weekly or monthly updates. "Inside Commodities Daily" is the snapshot across major commodities & energy markets.

Economic Indicators & Statistical Sources (government & licensed resources):

FT Special Feature: Company charts, financials, forecasts, historical prices

Use Search tool on FT's main page, for a large traded company 

On the next page look for & select the company name hyperlink 

Resulting news page has top menu bar for company "Markets Data Summary" Select right-side link: "More detailed markets data for [ticker symbol]"

  • Market chart display has 7-tab option to change data & display for charts, profile, directors/dealings, financials, forecasts, & historical prices. Each tab displays a variety of charts, texts& data in graphic images & quick-text boxes
  • Note the "View More" links on any section-header, also the chart sub-headings, for expanded information & data
  • "Summary" tab on chart "Comparisons" link: chart up to 3 more companies' performance against your 1st company, for days, months, years

CWRU Libraries Discovery

Company Financials

KSL has rich company resources for you to get either a quick profile of a company's financials or 15-30 years of company financials, M&A, and venture capital (PrivCo). You can even create a fast stock chart comparing several companies' stock data against each other and their index, for up to 10 years' of data.