Finance Lab Resources
The Cutler Center provides research and data sources for student and faculty use. Due to the extenuating circumstance with the campus being closed, please note the following about accessing these analytical tools remotely:
Bloomberg Market Concepts
Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC) is a self-paced e-learning course that provides an interactive introduction to the financial markets. BMC consists of 3 sections — Core Concepts (includes four modules – Economic Indicators, Currencies, Fixed Income, Equities), Getting Started on the Terminal, and Portfolio Management. The sections are woven together from Bloomberg data, news, analytics, and television.
Students, faculty, and staff can access and work through BMC on the Bloomberg for Education website for free provided you use your Babson email address to access the program.
- Students with an existing login created prior to leaving campus can access and resume the program on the Bloomberg for Education website
- For those who are getting started from home, simply go to the Bloomberg for Education website and create a new account using your Babson email address.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Students that are asked for their credit card information should contact Bloomberg directly at firstname.lastname@example.org to prevent an unnecessary charge.
Provides information on public and private companies and professionals worldwide. Used for complex financial statement analysis, comparable analysis, financial modeling, sector analysis, and charting.
- Currently, students enrolled in approved classes requiring CapIQ have access to it.
- All MSA students have access for the entirety of their program.
- All MSF students have access for the entirety of their program.
- Access will expire at the end of each semester. Only those students taking approved classes during the summer will be allowed to access CapIQ during the summer.
Covers more than 8,000 of the world’s leading business and news publications, including Dow Jones publications, The Wall Street Journal & Barron’s, and Reuters Business Briefings.
Leading provider of business and financial information on public and private companies globally to provide several online/print solutions.
Provides information on 6,000+ stocks, 20,000 mutual funds and 150+ Exchange Traded Funds. In addition, it provides stock screening functions and portfolio analysis tools.
MSCI ESG Manager (formerly KLD Socrates)
Monitors the social records for 3,000 publicly traded U.S. and international companies.
S&P Net Advantage
Financial and operating data on global public and private companies plus S&P Industry Surveys, Stock Reports (S&P Equity Research). Use this as a compact version of Capital IQ.
Provides online access to stocks, mutual funds, options, and convertible securities, and special situation stocks reports.
Warehouse of financial, accounting, banking, economics, management, and marketing data accessible through a single web-based interface from the following providers: Compustat, CRSP, TAQ, Global Insight, and ExecuComp.
Accessible via Cutler Center Program Manager; please email Leslie Romiza at email@example.com
Creates flexible, open data and software solutions for tens of thousands of investment professionals around the world, providing instant access to financial data and analytics that investors use to make crucial investment decisions.
Wall Street Prep
Wall Street Prep's online courses span Excel, financial and valuation modeling as well as technical finance interview topics and utilizing a video-based approach, are designed to replicate the interactive experience of intensive instructor-led live training seminars to ensure that all students pursuing finance careers have solid foundation across all of these core areas ahead of recruiting process and job commencement.
Access restricted to students enrolled in certain courses. For more information, please email Leslie Romiza at firstname.lastname@example.org
ARGUS Commercial Real Estate
ARGUS models all aspects of the real estate life cycle—from initial acquisition, through development, to lease-up, and disposition.
Market professionals around the world depend on Bloomberg as their source for real-time market data and news for all market sectors. Bloomberg seamlessly integrates data, news, analytics, multimedia reports, email, and trading capabilities into a single platform.
CoStar Real Estate Manager
Combines cloud-based software, professional services, and industry-leading market information, delivered in one streamlined platform. Get access to the reliable real estate and lease data needed to make smarter decisions.
Rotman Interactive Trader
Stock exchange simulator software, designed so users can transact financial securities with other users on a real-time basis while learning about order-driven markets, liquidity, the impact of trading costs, and price discovery.