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Company & Industry Research: Online Resources

Information about finding and using important business information resources

Online Resources for Financial Information

There are a variety of social media outlets and webpages to look for company information that are free to use. The website of a specific company is always a great place to start. Also check out industry association websites: they're a treasure trove of information!

Free Online Investing Resources

Social Media for Business Research

Washington, D.C., April 2, 2013 — The Securities and Exchange Commission issued a report that makes clear that companies can use social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter to announce key information in compliance with Regulation Fair Disclosure (Regulation FD) so long as investors have been alerted about which social media will be used to disseminate such information. You may wish to use the apps below to follow multiple companies' social media posts.

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SciFinder

SciFinder is a great resource to use if you are seeking companies or company information specifically within the chemical industries. If you already have a SciFinder account, you may log in here:

Don't have a SciFinder account? No problem! Just schedule an appointment with a librarian at the SLC to get started!