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Last Updated: Jan 25, 2017     Views: 10

Go to:

Global Financial Data.

- Use Bloomberg; in the Margolis Market Information Lab(MIL) in the Business Instructional Facility(BIF):

  • To search for Commodities; Press CMDTY GO
  • To search for Options on futures; type Ticker Symbol EQUITY GO
    then choose 6) Options; Warrants and Contracts.
  • Also try Ticker Symbol EQUITY OMON GO (OMON = Option Monitor. This will provide all current and future Calls and Puts for the equity.)

- Take a look at USGS Commodity Statistics and Information - U.S. Geological Survey.

- Go to Global Economic Prospects from the World Bank.

U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission

- See the following texts available at Oak Street; unless otherwise noted:

  • Derivatives handbook : risk management and control--332.645 SCH95D.
  • Derivatives markets by Robert L. McDonald--332.645 M459d2005 (temporarily shelved in Math Library reserves).
  • Capital Access derivatives desk reference : buyside & sellside profiles--332.64502573 C172.
  • Futures & options--332.645 Sp32f (Main Stacks).
  • CRB commodity yearbook (1994)--Q. 338 C7301a (ACES Library; non-circulating); recent copies in the ACES Library.
  • The complete guide to option pricing formulas by Espen Gaarder Haug--332.632283 H292c2007 (ACES Library).
  • Commodity prices-- 338.5 W28C1991.


Also; search for news and information in Futures or the Journal of Futures Markets.

For Business doctoral students and faculty; Option Metrics is available via WRDS.

( Some of these databases are reserved for University of Illinois faculty and student use for academic purposes only. To inquire further; please contact: bis@library.illinois.edu )

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