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In most cases, you should select a public company for your project. Why?
Private companies, on the other hand, are not required to provide any of this information to people outside of the company. This makes it very difficult to find enough information about a private company to complete your project.
The first thing you need to do is select a company to research.
Great! Then it's time to pull up a little background information. Try some company history and background information. Here is one way to o do that:
Remember, there may be many different companies with the same name. For instance, a search for Coke will pull up many different records, some for coal plants, not a beverage company. Make sure you select the right one!
No problem! You will, however, have to do a little digging around to find a company that interests you. Here's one way to do that.
Once you find a company to research, please write down it's Ticker Symbol. There are times it may be easier to search for more information by ticker symbol rather than name.