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Financial Markets: Getting Started

This research guide is designed to help you find key financial market information. It identifies resources in the specific areas of stocks, bonds, interest rates, mutual funds, and commodities.

Markets Data Center

Markets Data Center
This free site contains popular tables from the Wall Street Journal including:stocks, bonds, commodities & futures, and currencies For many of the tables there is an archive of past editions.

Investment Terms

Getting Started

There are many resources for finding infomation in the area of financial markets at Boston College. The main focus of this guide is in financial areas that relate to company, industry and economic data.

We have some specific databases that are very comprehensive and cut across all of these markets. They include: Bloomberg, Datastream and Thomson One. Because these databases are so rich with information there are additional, separate tabs on this guide that lead to more detailed information on them. Notice the tabs across the top.

Other related research guides:
Venture Capital and Private Equity
Hedge Funds
Company Information
Economics

Reference Librarian

Sonia Ensins
Contact:
O'Neill Library 311
Boston College
617/552-2414
sonia.ensins@bc.edu