Kitt Investing & Trading Center

The Kitt Investing and Trading Center, located in the Business Library, is central to the Cox School of Business. The Kitt Center was established with a gift from the family of Barry M. and Beth M. Kitt.

The Kitt Center holds credit finance classes, hands-on library research workshops, and open research times for students. The Kitt Center supports various programs at Cox, including the Portfolio Practicum and the EnCap & LCM Alternative Asset Center.

Use of the Kitt Center

  • Valid SMU ID must be presented for access to the Kitt Investing and Trading Center. No exceptions.
  • Drinks in a container with a lid or cap allowed in the Center. No food.
  • Save your work to a USB drive or other external location, such as OneDrive.
  • Files left on computer hard drives will be removed.
  • No tampering and no loading software of any kind on the computers.
  • Respectful and considerate behavior required at all times; keep voices low and take cell phone calls outside the Center.

Research Databases

The Kitt Center features these prestigious databases:

  • Bloomberg
  • Capital IQ
  • FactSet
  • Morningstar Direct
  • PANARAY
  • Financial Trading System

Research Workshops

Business Librarians teach these workshops in the Kitt Center:

  • Accounting Research
  • Bloomberg Basics
  • Career Management Research
  • Company Research
  • Demographic and Consumer Research
  • Industry and Market Research
  • International Business Research
  • Investment Research
  • Moving Beyond Google for Business Research