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Business Database Comparison Chart

Chart comparing content in business databases.

What Database Should I Use?

In the wide world of business research tools, locating financial data, stock information, company reports, industry analyses, and business news can be as difficult as finding a needle in a haystack. This database comparison chart will help you quickly identify the the best sources for various types of business and industry information.

Business Database Comparison Chart

Database Comparison Chart

Information Type Business Source Complete EDGAR



IBISWorld Mergent Intellect

Mergent Online


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Scholarly Articles            
Trade & Magazine Articles            
Business News          

Company Information

Public Companies    
Private Companies      
International Companies      
Non Profit                
Company Profiles  
Financial Data  
Annual Report          
10-K Report              
10-Q (Quarterly Report)                
Investment Analysis/Report              
SWOT Analysis           
Company Ratios            
Corporate Histories                
Bond Information            

Industry Information

Industry Reports/Profiles      
Equity Reports (Trends)                      
Industry Analysis      
Industry Ratios            
Market Research  
Stocks, bonds, mutual funds              
Country Reports    
Statistical Data      
Business Plans                
Legal Research              
Theses & Dissertations                
Consumer Information