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Securities and Investment: Sources of Information

May 2015

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Encyclopedia and Dictionaries

Downes, John and Jordan Elliot Goodman. Dictionary of finance and investment terms. 8th ed. Hauppauge, NY : Barrons's Educational Series, c2010.
LC Call Number: HG151 .D69 2010
LC Catalog Record: 2009050800
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Downes, John and Jordan Elliot Goodman. Finance & investment handbook. 8th ed. Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's Educational Series, c2010.
LC Call Number: HG173 .D66 2010
LC Catalog Record: 2010031548
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Friedman, Jack P., ed. Encyclopedia of investments. 2nd ed. Boston : Warren, Gorham & Lamont, c1990.
LC Call Number: HG4527.E5 1990
LC Catalog Record: 89050553

Friedman, Jack P. Dictionary of business and economics terms. 5th ed. Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's Educational Series, Inc., 2012. (Barron's business guides).
LC Call Number: HF1001. F78 1994
LC Catalog Record: 2011032007
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Peterson, Nora. Wall Street lingo : thousands of investment terms explained simply. Ocala, Fla. : Atlantic Pub. Group, 2007.
LC Call Number: HG4513 .P48 2007
LC Catalog Record: 2006031404

Ryland, Philip. Essential investment : an A-Z guide. 2nd ed. New York : Bloomberg Press, 2009.
LC Call Number: HG4513 .R95 2009
LC Catalog Record: 2009016732

“This clear and lively guide explains the complexities and jargon of the investment world with entries that stretch from A to Z and cover such products, concepts and terms.  It also includes appendices on the performance of different stock markets over time, bond returns, leading equity markets, investment formulas and recommended reading.”—From publisher's description.

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Handbooks and Guides

Bellenir, Karen. Reaching financial goals : advice from finance industry experts about saving, investing, and managing money using such financial tools as cash investments, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and annuities, along with facts about researching investment opportunities, tips for avoiding fraud, a glossary, and directories of resources for additional help and information. 1st ed. Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, c2007.
LC Call Number: HG4521 .R35 2007
LC Catalog Record: 2007028710
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Dunnan, Nancy. How to invest $50-$5,000 : the small investor's step-by-step plan for low-risk investing in today's economy. 10th ed. New York : Harper, c2010.
LC Call Number: HG4527 .D77 2010
LC Catalog Record: 2011292752
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Fabozzi, Frank J. The handbook of financial instruments. Hoboken, New Jersey : Wiley, c2002.
LC Call Number: HG4521 .H2365 2002
LC Catalog Record: 2003267328
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Ferrara, Miranda Herbert, ed. Gale business insights handbook of investment research. Detroit : Gale, Cengage Learning, [2013]
LC Call Number: HG4521 .G1832 2013
LC Catalog Record: 2012046492

The Gale Business Insights Handbook of Investment Research examines the question "How does one go about finding a good investment?" from various angles and what external contributing factors can impact those investments. Entries examine such topics as identifying the major economic indicators and how they influence investment decisions; laws governing investments both domestically in the United States and globally; how to read a financial statement; and how to locate information on a company's market share; among others.”--Publisher description.

Graham, Benjamin. The intelligent investor. Updated with new commentary by Jason Zweig. Rev. ed. New York : HarperBusiness Essentials, c2003.
LC Catalog Record: HG4521 .G665 2003
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Groz, Marc M. Forbes guide to the markets : becoming a savvy investor. 2nd ed. Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2009.
LC Call Number: HG4523 .G76 2009
LC Catalog Record: 20090074
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Horowitz, Andrew. The winning investor's guide to making money in any market. 1st ed. New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2010.
LC Call Number: HG4527 .H668 2010
LC Catalog Record: 2010037790
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Investment planning answer book. Chicago : CCH -- Annual
LC Call Number: HG4527 .I583
LC Catalog Record: 2011208251
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Little, Jeffrey B. and Lucien Rhodes. Understanding Wall Street. 5th ed. New York : McGraw-Hill, c2010.
LC Call Number: HG4910 .L54 2010
LC Catalog Record: 2012382476

An investing classic updated to meet the realities of a changing economy. Features new sections and information on the current shift to exchange traded funds (ETFs), using the Internet as an investing tool, recent scandals, and other subjects important to readers today.

Market share reporter: An Annual Compilation of Reported Market Share Data on Companies, Products, and Services. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1991-
LC Call Number: HF5410 .M35
LC Catalog Record: 91649704

Market Share Reporter is a compilation of market share reports from periodical literature and is a unique resource for competitive analysis, diversification planning, marketing research, and other forms of economic and policy analysis. Market Share Reporter includes more than 3,600 new entries, which are arranged under both SIC and NAICS codes, corporate, brand, product, service, and commodity market shares, coverage of private and public sector activities, and comprehensive indexes, including products, companies, brands, places, sources, NAICS, ISIC, Harmonized and SIC codes. – Publisher description.
Market Share Reports are included in Gale Business Insights Database (available to onsite patrons only.)

Market share reporter : trends over time ; collection of market shares from the top 50 subjects covered in 22 editions of Market Share Reporter, with industry overviews, timelines, and more. Detroit : Gale/ Cengage Learning, c2012.
LC Call Number: HF1008 .M365 2012
LC Catalog Record: 2012005372

This new companion volume to Gale's successful Market Share Reporter covers 50 key industries (and the companies and products therein) throughout the world that have been culled from the past editions of Gale's Market Share Reporter series. Each entry includes (1) an introductory overview essay about the industry; (2) a thorough timeline of events important to that industry over the last 30 to 50 years; and (3) a selection of between 15 and 30 of the most representative market shares for that industry that have appeared in Market Share Reporter. –Publisher description

Plunkett's Investment & Securities Industry Almanac.  Houston, Tex. : Plunkett Research, 2005-
LC Call Number: HG4907 .P58
LC Catalog Record: 2005252104
Also available in Plunkett Research database. (Available to on-site patrons or other subscribers.)

Covers over 300 companies in the investment industry and related industry segments. Industry segments include brokers, investments, asset management, exchanges, services, and technology. Provides analysis of the major industry trends as well as statistical data on many facets of the industry.

Tucci, Paul A.The handy investing answer book. Canton, MI : Visible Ink Press, [2015]
LC Call Number: HG4521 .T777 2015
LC Catalog Record: 2014017821
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Investment Newspapers & Periodicals

Barron's Chicopee, Mass. : Dow Jones & Co., 1994-
LC Call Number: HG1 .B3
LC Catalog Record: sn94033214

Founded in 1921 by Clarence Barron of Dow Jones & Company this weekly newspaper provides market and financial news and analysis; coverage of the previous week's market activity; and outlook on the week to come. The online version

The Economist London : [Economist Newspaper Ltd., 1843]-
LC Call Number: HG11 .E2
LC Catalog Record: 08017464

A weekly newsmagazine that provides global news and analysis.

Financial Times (North American edition). New York, NY : F.T. Publications, 1985-
LC Catalog Record: sn85006603
Online edition External Link

This internationally recognized daily provides essential financial and business news, commentary and analytical articles on . In addition, global and regional equity indices, stock prices for American and British exchanges data and analysis of financial markets.

Investor's Business Daily Los Angeles, Calif. Investor's Business Daily, Inc. [1984-]
LC Catalog Record: sv92007825
About IBD External Link

This weekday newspaper covers international business, finance, and economics. It provides information about stocks, mutual funds, commodities, and other financial instruments aimed at individual investors. Statistics using earnings, stock price performance, and other criteria are presented, together with index and stock charts.

The Wall Street Journal (Eastern ed.) New York, N.Y. : Dow Jones, 1959-
LC Catalog Record: sn79004569
Online edition External Link

A leading U.S. daily financial newspaper that offers important news stories, international news, articles on politics and policy. Stories and news about companies are found in the Marketplace section. It presents tables including daily stock quotations for companies in different stock exchanges, selected stocks, options, mutual funds, bonds, Treasury and governmentissues, Dow Jones averages and other stock market indexes, exchange rates, commodity prices, and other figures for the previous day in its Money & Investing section.

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