Databases

  • Business Insights: Essentials

    Business Insights: Essentials

    Contains company profiles, brand and industry information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, and articles.

  • Financial Ratings Series

    Financial Ratings Series

    Financial literacy tools from Weiss Ratings & Grey House Publishing. Financial strength ratings of banks, credit unions & insurance companies; buy-hold-sell ratings of thousands of investment instruments; ability to create a watchlist, get upgrade/downgrade notifications and log in from anywhere; and a Medicare supplement insurance selection tool. To login from home, click the icon of the person in the upper right corner and enter your library card number.

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  • Investor's Business Daily

    Investor's Business Daily

    Contains stock market news and analysis. Includes research, charts, and videos. In library use only.

  • Morningstar Investment Research Center

    Morningstar Investment Research Center

    Access to Morningstar has been restored. Again, we apologize for any inconvenience.

    Access comprehensive data and independent analysis on thousands of investments, spanning mutual funds, stocks, ETFs, and closed-end funds. Visit Help & Education section for an investment classroom.

  • Public Records

    Public Records

    Search public records for new homeowners, new businesses, foreclosures, and bankruptcies for Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will Counties.

  • Value Line Investment Survey

    Value Line Investment Survey

    Value Line continues to be offline (as of 1:45 p.m. on 7/15) as the company attempts to resolve an issue with the over the weekend maintenance. They have not said when service may be restored.

    Contains information about stocks, including small and large cap companies.

Calculators & Tools

  • BankRate.com

    Use calculators for mortgage, retirement, car loans, investment, and more.

  • Kiplinger.com

    Investment tools for stocks and bonds, taxes, family finance, retirement, and living.

  • SmartMoney.com

    Worksheets on cars, college, debt, insurance, retirement, and much more.

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