Category: Business, Investment, and Finance

Business, Investment, and Finance Databases
Provides concise, comprehensive summaries of the best business books. Professionals and students can use these to keep up with the latest information in the business world.
A to Z DatabasesMEL Database

Detailed information on 30 million businesses and executives and 2 million new businesses. Includes data on over 200 million residents as well as new movers/homeowners. Special features include a background and criminal history search. Information provided on U. S. healthcare professionals. Includes a jobs database and email marketing.

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Weiss Ratings OnlinePDL Database

Weiss Financial Ratings Series Online combines the strength of Weiss Ratings and TheStreet Ratings to provide libraries and their patrons with a single source for:
– financial strength ratings
– financial planning tools covering Banks, Insurers, Mutual Funds and Stocks
-financial literacy basics.

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Value LinePDL Database

This investment database reports on approximately 1,700 stocks and more than 90 industries and also covers mutual funds, convertible securities, options, special situations, and more.

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Covers all aspects of starting and operating a business. Includes information on accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, tax, and more. State-specific information included.

This resource for small business owners/entrepreneurs walks the user through brainstorming the creation of a small business, as well as the writing of a business plan, business canvas, lean canvas, and several other business visualization models.

This resource contains information on more than 70 million U.S. businesses, as well as residential information from every phone directory in the United States. Data is organized and retrievable by economic, geographic, and thematic searches.


This investor information database provides information on nearly 8,000 stocks and 15,000 funds. Charts and graphs can track the performance of an investment vehicle over time periods that can be specified.

NOTE:  The Library’s Morningstar Investing Center service will end on January 31, 2024.

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Mergent OnlinePDL Database

Mergent Online offers a wealth of textual detail on company financials, descriptions, history, property, subsidiaries officers and directors. Includes annual reports and all direct and indirect subsidiaries of a company.


Business and residential tool providing access to demographic data. Drill down to the city or even neighborhood level. Identify markets and audiences in your community. Ideal for supporting small business and local economic development activities. Strong tool for businesses and non-profits alike.