The Fox School’s Capital Markets Room (CMR) is a mock trading room and simulation lab that occupies a prominent position on the first floor of Alter Hall. The CMR has 50 computer stations with a subset of the stations configured as Bloomberg Professional terminals.
Additional data access is provided through FactSet Research Systems and Thomson Reuters’s Thomson One. Specialized software programs such as Stata, Matlab, JMP, and Crystal Ball are also avaie of the main roles of the CMR is to support the William C. Dunkelberg Owl Fund. The Owl Fund is a student-managed equity fund with holdings selected by members of the Temple University Investment Association. A ‘ticker’ display in the room displays the holdings of fund.
Bloomberg Experiential Learning Partner
Bloomberg for Education has recognized the Fox School of Business as an Experiential Learning Partner (ELP). The Bloomberg ELP program partners with the Fox School to provide an innovative and rigorous curriculum for Fox students that incorporates experiential learning through the Bloomberg Terminal. The Fox School offers innovative courses that build students’ financial market awareness and career readiness, and by using the Bloomberg Terminal, students can examine corporate fundamentals, assess relative value and understand corporate strategy in play. Through the ELP program, students gain insight into thousands of companies in more than 130 industries and understand the driving forces behind the movements in major asset classes, credit metrics, economics, and government policy. The Bloomberg Terminal at Fox brings together data, news and analytics to provide the kind of complete understanding of companies, industries and markets that is a cost of entry in the current financial job markets.
Morning Star Investment Research Center
Morningstar Investment Research Center offers public, corporate, and academic libraries real-time access to comprehensive data and independent analysis on thousands of investments, spanning mutual funds, stocks, exchange-traded funds, and closed-end funds. Customized to meet any organization’s needs, Investment Research Center serves all levels of investors with a range of dynamic tools and thoughtful perspectives to help them make more informed investment decisions.
Standard & Poor’s NetAdvantage is a comprehensive source of business and investment information, offering on-line access to popular Standard & Poor’s research products including:
- Company Profiles
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- Global Industry Surveys (back to 2004)
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Thomson One Investext
Provides investment, company and industry reports from hundreds of brokers in North America, Europe, Asia/Pacific, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East. All company and industry reports are provided in full page PDF image format. (Updated daily)
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