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New York City Program in Finance & Law -Basic Resources: In-Class Exercise

Last Updated: Jul 31, 2020 5:20 PM

Try This!

Try out your research skills by answering the questions below!

1. You need to locate information on derivative swaps.
    Brainstorm: What search terms do you think may be useful?
   

 


2. Locate NEWS ARTICLES on derivative swaps.
 
--WHAT SOURCE/ DATABASE did you use?
--What search was useful?
--Cite ONE useful article you located (author/title/publication/volume/pages/date):

 


   
3. Locate SCHOLARLY ARTICLES on derivative swaps.
 
--WHAT SOURCE/ DATABASE did you use?
--What search was useful?
--Cite ONE useful article you located (author/title/publication/volume/pages/date):

 


  
4. Locate BOOKS or E-BOOKS on derivative swaps.
 

--WHAT SOURCE/ DATABASE did you use?
--What search was useful?
--Cite ONE useful item you located (author/title/publication/volume/pages/date):

 


  
5. What ADDITIONAL search terms (related to derivative swaps) have you located during the course of your searching?

 


   
6. Locate US Government/Congressional Publications on regulation of derivatives.
 
--WHAT SOURCE/ DATABASE did you use?
--What search was useful?
--Cite ONE useful item you located (author/title/publication/volume/pages/date):

 


  
7. Find a list of the largest investment banks in the WORLD.
 
--WHAT SOURCE/ DATABASE did you use?
   Possible Source: Hoover's (there are others...)
--What search was useful?
--List the TOP 5 largest investment banks you located: