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  • Business Insights: Global - Provides company and industry profiles, including SWOT reports, market share reports, financial reports, business news.
  • Business Source Complete - Browse here for company profiles, country reports, industry profiles, market research reports, SWOT analyses.
  • Dun & Bradstreet Key Business Ratios - Examine industry benchmarks of public and private companies. Find industry quick ratios; current ratios; current liabilities/net worth (%); current liabilities/inventory (%); total liabilities/net worth (%); fixed assets/net worth (%). Look up solvency, efficiency, and profitability ratios by industry.
  • Mergent Online - Search for government filings (i.e. 10Ks, 10Qs, 8Ks, etc.); ratings of active and inactive bonds; industry reports; company financials; equity pricing; competitor data; company filings (with link to EDGAR)
  • Standard & Poors NetAdvantage - Company credit ratings; key ratios; company balance sheets; fixed income summaries; income statements; cash flows; quick comparison analysis between competitive/peer companies

The above resources may also be found in our databases/e-resources page, as well as in pertinent Business/Finance/Economics research guides available in our research guides menu or in the Business Librarian’s research guides page.