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SU Abroad - Syracuse Madrid Resources: ACC

A collection of resources for Syracuse University Abroad's Madrid Program.

ACC: Finding Background Information

For basic background information, overviews, and links to other related resources, check out these reference sources:

  • BizMiner
    Produces granular industry statistical reports, offering industry financial analysis benchmarks for over 5,000 lines of business and industry market trends on thousands more. Market analysis reports are available at the national and local levels down to the zip code.
     
  • Business Insights: Essentials
    Database to research all business and management topics. Includes directory listings for over 300,000 companies as well as company profiles, industry rating, product brands, company performance ratings, investment reports and ratings, industry statistics, financial overviews, financial ratios, etc.
     
  • Mergent Online
    Financial information of public company -- US Company Data Direct, which contains more than 10,000 U.S. companies (including EDGAR (SEC) filings) and International Company Data Direct, which contains more than 17,000 non-U.S. companies.
     
  • Plunkett Research Online
    Takes you directly to industry-specific research portals for the most important business sectors, from energy to e-commerce and retailing to financial services.
     
  • Business Owner's Toolkit: Finance
    Provides the information and resources you need to start, run, and grow your business.
     
  • U.S. Small Business Administration: Understanding the Basics to Finance Your Business
    Improve your odds of business success by understanding your financing needs as well as the options that are available to help you start, manage, and grow your business.
     
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
    Contains financial data and history of all entities filing the Report Of Condition and Income (Call Report) and some savings institutions filing the OTS Thrift Financial Report (TFR). These entities include commercial banks, savings banks, or savings and loans.

     
  • Federal Reserve Bank Reports
    Uses reporting forms to collect data from bank holding companies, depository institutions, other financial and nonfinancial entities, and consumers.

ACC: Finding Articles

For articles from journals, newspapers, and other periodicals, check out these article and abstract databases:

  • ABI/INFORM Collection
    Index and abstracts to articles from leading business and management publications, including English-language titles from outside the U.S.
     
  • Business Source Elite
    Full-text coverage for nearly 1,100 business publications and economics journals, including nearly 500 peer-reviewed publications.
     
  • Business Abstracts with Full Text
    Offering a multitude of business magazines and scholarly journals, this comprehensive database is an ideal resource for those looking to conduct research or find information in any area of business.
     
  • Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis Academic)
    Full-text files focusing on legal (federal, state, national) news (newspapers, newswires, transcripts), business and industry information.

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