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BCOM 214: Fundamentals of Business Communication (Fall 2018)

Databases

Business Source Ultimate Find articles from academic journals and business magazines, as well as company profiles, market research, and industry reports.
Mergent Online Find business and financial information for companies across the globe.

Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis Academic)

Find newspaper articles, business profiles, patents, and legal research from across the globe.
IBISWorld Find industry market research from the United States, including industry reports by NAICS code and specialty reports.
ABI/INFORM Collection Find articles, summaries, and citations in business, management, and marketing.

Company News

In addition to Mergent Online, Nexis Uni, Business Source Ultimate, ABI/INFORM Collection, and Business Insights: Essentials, try these resources:

Wall Street Journal Find in-depth coverage of national & international finance and business as well as general news events. Coverage is from Jan. 8, 2010, to present.
Access Business News Search business journals, local and regional business news weeklies, and other news sources across North America.
Regional Business News Find business news and articles from major U.S. metropolitan areas, 1990-present.

Company Financial Information

There are a number of sources available for company financials for publicly traded companies. Fewer sources are available for private companies, and when you do find figures, those are less likely to be exact figures, but are often estimates. 

Mergent Online Find business and financial information for companies across the globe.
Nexis Uni Company Dossier In the Menu tab in the upper left of the page, select Business. In the Company Dossier box, select the lower link to Company Dossier. On the next screen, you can use the Compare Companies tab to analyze up to five companies at a time.
CB Insights This market intelligence platform analyzes millions of data points on venture capital, startups, patents, partnerships, and news mentions to help you see tomorrow's opportunities, today. To use this database, you'll need to set up a free account with your UA email.

Value Line Research Hub

Once you get to a report on a publicly traded company, you'll find detailed financial information about sales, earnings, rankings, valuations, debt, and more. Look for 3- to 5-year projections too.
EDGAR (from the SEC) All companies, U.S. and foreign, are required to file registration statements, periodic reports, and other forms through EDGAR. Anyone can access and download this information for free. On the left side of the page, select Company Filings Search