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Looking for a Public Company’s Customer List? Check out Mergent Horizon

The library now subscribes to Mergent Horizon.  This research site covers 6200 companies that are traded on the NYSE, AMEX, and NASDAQ.

Mergent Horizon enables the researcher to:  

  • Identify companies simply by entering a product or trade name
  • Highlight the relationships between a company’s major customers, suppliers and partners
  • Analyze data for sector aggregates or averages, as well as for individual companies
  • Screen companies with hundreds of quantitative and qualitative fields and custom formulas
  • One-Click reports including Company Profiles, Competitors by Product, and Drug/Medical Device
  • Events Calendar including earnings reports and FDA meetings
  •  Comprehensive Data on all actively traded U.S. public companies and ADRs

A link to our subscription can be found on our A-Z page and here.�
Click here to view a demo of Mergent Horizon.

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SEC Releases a New Search Engine

The SEC has released IDEA, a more user friendly search portal. IDEA stands for Interactive Data Electronic Applications and will eventually replace the EDGAR database. IDEA offers faster retrieval of public company and mutual fund information. In addition, some information can be imported into spreadsheets for analysis. 

Click here to search IDEA.

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New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

We now have access to the New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics online at   

http://proxy.lib.uiowa.edu/login?url=http://www.dictionaryofeconomics.com/

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New Database: IBISWorld

The UI Libraries have purchased a subscription to IBISWorld.  This online database offers access to over 700 US industry market research reports.  The report topics range from car washes to management consultants.  IBISWorld also includes US public company profiles. All of the reports can be downloaded in pdf or MS Word format.  

 Please note: Our subscription only includes access to the US industry market research reports and the US company profiles.