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Brought to you by the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library. Mergent Online is an electronic database that is easy to use and has global business and financial data for companies worldwide. To access the online Mergent research, click on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library link above and you'll see an alphabetical listing of resources to choose from..
Brought to you by the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library. Morningstar Investment Research Center offers real-time investment research. You have access to many premium features of Morningstar.com, including research and independent opinions on thousands of stocks and mutual funds. To access the online Research Center, click on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library link above and you'll see an alphabetical listing of resources to choose from..
Brought to you by the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library. The Value Line Investment Survey features consensus earnings estimates for several companies and a business description of each company. Also included are recent corporate developments, and ranks performance to predict relative price performance over the next six to 12 months. To access the Value Line online Research Center, click on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library link above and you'll see an alphabetical listing of resources to choose from..
Practical information for investing newcomers! Have you wanted to seriously begin investing but are wary because of confusing and complicated terminology and concepts? Then the Concise Encyclopedia of Investing is for you. This A-to-Z reference provides clear, concise explanations of basic as well as more advanced investment terms to
The most up-to-date and all encompassing guide to investing intoday's markets From Forbes and the CFA Institute-two of the most highlyrespected and recognized names in the investment industry-TheForbes/CFA Institute Investment Course is an interactiveroadmap to investing in today's challenging stock markets. Frombuilding capital and asset allocation and diversification tochoosing a broker and reading a financial statement, TheForbes/CFA Institute Investment Course has offered investorsstep-by-step guidance since 1948. The course Includes advice for novices, but also accommodates those whoare more familiar with markets Provides important information on fundamental analysis versustechnical analysis Details different asset classes: fixed income securities,derivatives, mutual funds, and equities With Q&A, links to videos, expert advice, interviews withtop money managers, and much more, The Forbes/CFAInstituteInvestment Course is the perfect resource for anyone looking tolearn about investing in today's markets.