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Finance 160 - Corporate Financial Policy


1. Factiva contains the full-text of the Wall Street Journal and various news wires

2. Search is highly customizable including limiting results to:

  • Date Range
  • Company
  • Subject 
  • Where the word (company name) appears in the article

3. Factiva is limited to 6 simultaneous users at any one time

Identifying Companies - Event Study

Use Factiva to:

  1. Identify the companies for your event search - filing for a Chapter 7 or Chapter 11 protection
  2. Identify the companies that filed an 8-K after the filing


identifying Companies - IPO Study

The Word document below guides you through the process of identifying a set of companies.

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