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Books and eBooks
Books provide in-depth coverage of a particular topic. Follow this link to see where you can find books and ebooks in the HPU Libraries.
Journals & Databases
Databases compile articles, books, essays, chapters, images, conference proceedings, and more from various sources. Follow this link to see articles, databases, and journals that are ideal.
Financial ratios are an essential source of information for analyzing company financial data. By comparing the ratios to previous years and to other businesses in the same industry, it is possible to make judgments about a firm's basic financial health and to determine operating trends.
A mutual fund is a professionally managed investment fund that pools money from many investors to purchase securities. These investors may be retail or institutional in nature. Mutual funds have advantages and disadvantages compared to direct investing in individual securities.
Annual Reports & SEC Filings
Annual reports are tools used to analyze a public company's quality and profitability. They are used primarily by investors to determine whether to buy, hold, or sell stocks (shares of ownership in a company). Annual reports are often found on corporate websites under the "Investors" section.
Other Online Resources
While many scholarly resources require a library subscription to access full-text, there are also relevant websites for organizations, associations, and other interest groups that are helpful in research.
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