• Dow Jones Final Project


    Dow Jones Final Project

    You will be accumulating and completing a summary of your Dow Jones company. Use this library guide to assist you in finding information required in your folio. 

    Basic Searching: 

    Sweet Search 

    A search engine with pre-evaluated websites. Great for academic resources!

    iseek

    A non-commercial search engine for students and educators, with editor reviewed results from universities, government sites, and other non-commercial providers.

    Google Scholar

    A simple way to search scholarly literature.

    Grolier Online

    Search for your topic.

    EbscoHost

    Search for your topic.

    Useful Web Sites and Articles:

     Yahoo Finance

    You will need your original Yahoo finance stock price printed.

    Morningstar

    Morningstar provides stock market analysis; equity, mutual fund, and ETF research, ratings, and picks; portfolio tools; and IRA, 401k, and 529 plan research.

    CNN Money

    Click on your company's link to view their most current trading information and press releases. 

    FINVIZ

    Financial Visualizations provides leading financial research and analysis.

    MarketWatch

    MarketWatch, published by Dow Jones & Co., tracks the pulse of markets for engaged investors with more than 16 million visitors per month.

    Dow Jones Company Homepages:

    3M Science

    Apple

    Caterpillar

    Coca-Cola

    Disney

    ExxonMobile

    General Electric

    Home Depot

    IBM

    Intel

    Johnson & Johnson

    JPMorgan Chase & Co.

    McDonald's

    Merck

    Microsoft

    Nike

    Pfizer

    United Health Group

    Verizon

    Visa

    Walmart

    Related Books in the School Library:

     Here you will find the call number and title of helpful books you can find and take out. If you are having trouble, ask Mrs. Blaschik for assistance.

    • 332.6 ONE 24 Essential Lessons for Investment Success
    • 332.6327 GRI Bill Griffeth Interviews The Mutual Funds Masters
    • REF 332.6 THO The Mathematics of Investing: A Complete Reference
    • 332.02 Savings and Investment Information for Teens: Tips for a Successful Financial life. 

    Interesting Video:

     The Down Jones Industrial Average

    Learn how this price-weighted index performs and the ways to interpret its movements. 

    Citing Your Sources:

    It is extremely important you cite your sources and give credit to those you have gathered information from. 

    MLA Format

    Online Writing Lab from Purdue University assists you with not only citing your sources, but also with how to format your research paper.

     APA Format

    Online Writing Lab from Purdue University assists you with not only citing your sources, but also with how to format your research paper.

    RefME 

    RefME is a free bibliography generator for all formats. If you are using this at home do now sign up using Facebook or you will not be able to access your projects at school. It is best to sign up using an e-mail if you have one. 

    EasyBib

    EasyBib is a free bibliography generator for MLA format.