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BUSA 3710: Corporate Valuation: Business News

Business in the News

Finding current business news on public companies is straightforward using the following library databases and resources. Most databases have tools to help narrow your searches by date, geography, subject, etc. 

Business Source Complete: News Articles

In the database Business Source Complete, search for the name of the company then use the drop down menu to the right to select CO Company Entity.

  • Once you have your list of results, use the left hand menu options to narrow your date range to 2014-Present.
  • Also use those options to narrow by source type.

You can enter terms in the second search box to narrow your results to a particular news focus.

Hoover's: News Articles

In the database Hoover's:    

  • Enter the name of your company in the company search box and click on the looking glass.
  • On the results page, click on the link for the correct company (make sure it has the designation of Public Parent.)
  • Once in the company profile, use the link on the left hand menu to access "latest news."

In addition, Hoover's contains company profiles, analyst reports, SWOTs, and market research reports under the Industry link..


Business Insights: Essentials - News Articles

In the database Business Insights: Essentials

  • Enter your company name in the simple search box in the upper right of the page.
  • On the results page, click on the link for your company.
  • Once on the company results page, use the links in the tan boxes to the right to access recent news.



Factiva - News Articles

In the database Factiva

  • Adjust the default date in the drop down menu, as it defaults to "last 3 months."
  • Click on the blue arrow next to Company to open up that search box, then enter and click on your company name to add it to your search.
  • Use any other of the database options to limit your search results (language, industry, subject, region, etc.)
  • On the search result page, you can refine your search results by the left hand menu options.
  • If you want to change your search, use the MODIFY button at the top right of the page.



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