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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Finance Research Scholars' Toolbox

This Guide is for the Department of Finance Faculty and Doctoral Students

Archival Datasets - Economic

The following resources below contain mainly economic indicators and other data.

Bloomberg Financial Markets  (Not Bloomberg Anywhere: 10 machines available in the Margolis Market Information Lab) 

Bloomberg is a distinct user interface providing access to a wide variety of financial data involving equities, debt, commodities, currencies, and other sectors. The Bloomberg system is widely known for containing relevant and detailed resources for financial services professionals and public-sector employees. Practical applications include: Global and corporate debt prices, yields, and risk profiles Real-time Bloomberg and third-party news feeds Analytical projection tools available for most securities Commodity resource mapping Historical and current foreign exchange (FOREX), derivative, and swap prices Default spread rankings.