Navigating the Goizueta Business Library, Fall 2020

While the Fall 2020 semester may look a little different than in past years, one thing that hasn’t changed is that the Goizueta Business Librarians are available and excited to support all new and returning students in the Goizueta Business School community.  Our services have evolved and adapted to better suit your needs for the…

October is Jr. Seminar Business Essentials Month

Even though many of us are working and studying remotely for the Fall 2020 semester, your business librarians are still pleased to offer seven Junior Seminar Business Essentials classes via Canvas and Zoom in October.  Become a Business Source Complete Rock Star. (via Canvas from 10/1-10/31) Learn to use Business Source Complete to search business, industry,…

This Day in Business History: NYSE Ends Saturday Session

September 29, 1952: The New York Stock Exchange ended the Saturday trading session to create a five day work-week. To even out the reduced number of days, a half hour was added to the close of the Monday-Friday trading sessions. That made the sessions open from 10AM -3:30PM. Sources: MarketWatch, Friends of Business History Read…

This Day in Business History: Honeywell Retreats from Computer Market

September 25, 1986: Honeywell announced partnership discussions to join one of its computer operations with the Japanese firm NEC and France’s Groupe Bull. This consolidation was in part due to IBM’s large market size, controlling over 50% in 1986. According to a company official quoted in the New York Times, ”We can’t deal with computers…

This Day in Business History: Happy Birthday, Jim Henson!

September 24, 1936: Jim Henson, creator of the Muppets, was born in Greenville, Mississippi. His passion for puppets started in high school, and he would go on to create lovable characters such as Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Bert & Ernie, and Oscar the Grouch. His organizations The Jim Henson Company and the Jim Henson…

New on SimplyAnalytics: Cross-Tabulation Using Consumer Buying Behavioral Data

SimplyAnalytics has enhanced its already rich consumer marketing data to include a cross-tabulation function. A crosstab is a table which shows the relationship between two or more data variables; it’s extremely useful for identifying correlations, patterns, or trends when working with large datasets, and a standard function for marketing analysis. It allows users to explore…

Earn Your Bloomberg BMC Certification Remotely | Fall 2020 – New Modules Available

Update: Bloomberg has launched two new BMC modules: Stock Options and Commodities.  Bloomberg BMC is a 10-hour, self-paced course that provides an interactive introduction to financial markets. It consists of 3 sections – Core Concepts (includes 6 modules: Economic Indicators, Currencies, Fixed Income, Equities, Stock Options, Commodities); Getting Started on the Terminal; and Portfolio Management.  The sections are woven…