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FI 314 Introduction to Investments

Use this LibGuide to access selected sources for analysis of investments.


Use this guide to find and explore business sources for financial investments.

General Information

All sources shown are UA subscription databases unless otherwise noted.  The online sources can be found on the Bruno Library Databases page.  To gain remote access to these sources be sure to use your myBama password and login.

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Common Acryonyms


AMEX or ASE   American Stock Exchange
CD Certificate of deposit
DJIA    Dow Jones Industrial Average
EBT Earnings before tax
EDGAR SEC's Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system
EPS Earnings per share
ETF  Exchange traded fund
IPO Initial public offering
IRA Individual Retirement Account
NASD National Association of Securities Dealers
NASDAQ    NASD Automated Quotation
NAV Net Asset Value
NYSE New York Stock Exchange
OTC    Over-the-counter
ROI Return on investment
SEC U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Trading Pit History