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Annual Reports Library: This library provides free online links to full-text annual reports when the following link is selected: Public Register, Investor Relations Information Network, National Association of Investors. Be sure to pre-register by clicking on the create profile link at the top of the website for free access. This site also provides tips for reading or creating an Annual Report.

 

Barkley's Comprehensive Financial Glossary: Contains definitions of common business terms.

 

Biz/Ed: Offers business and economic services for students, teachers and lecturers including topical resources in business and economic studies with helpful curricular worksheets for students, researchers, and practitioners.  This full-text database includes the contents of four economic journals.

 

Business Information Center: A mega index prepared by Librarians at Florida International University covering major business sites in multiple categories, i.e. accounting, careers, dictionaries, stock exchanges, media, money, maps, plus the U.S. Tax Code.

 

Business Reference Services: The Library of Congress has developed an A-Z directory to many business sites on the Internet.

 

CEOExpress: "Excellent resource for finding relevant business sites in one place."

 

Economic Statistics and Indicators Database: Provided by Economy Watch, Figures calculated include Gross Domestic Product, employment, inflation, interest rates, currency, exchange rates, trade figures, money, supply and pricing for everything from houses to uranium. Use this data by finding country, economic indicator or year of interest and then browse the data.

 

EuroMonitor International: "Euromonitor International offers quality international market intelligence on industries, countries and consumers. With 30 years of experience publishing market reports, business reference books, online information systems and bespoke consulting projects, this site provides links to global companies including their latest reports."

 

Galaxy Business and Commerce: Galaxy's searchable directory for business information sources.

 

Global Edge: "globalEDGET is a knowledge web-portal that connects international business professionals worldwide to a wealth of information, insights, and learning resources on global business activities."

 

Rutgers University Libraries Research Guide to Business: A mega-index pointing to sites in business, management, international journals and other major university sites, found here.

 

BizMove Free Business Guide: "A comprehensive free resource of small business management information packed with dozens of guides, tools and ideas," plus free PDF downloads of business books.

 

CorpWatch: "Contains an interactive guide that takes you through the steps of researching a corporation on the Internet -- how to find information about a corporation's business strategy and operations, financial status, and environmental and social record."

 

Encyclopedia of Economics: "Definitions and explanations of economics terms and ideas via the Concise Encyclopedia of Economics. The website is provided by the Library of Economics and The Liberty Fund, Inc., a private, educational foundation established to encourage the study of the ideal of a society of free and responsible individuals."

 

Financial Services Fact Book: "Produced annually as a joint effort by the Insurance Information Institute and the Financial Services Roundtable. This site provides a unique service by making available critical data on the related industries that together come under the umbrella term "financial services," i.e., insurance, banking, mortgage, securities, and finance companies."

 

Forbes: Use this site for current full-text economic reports.

 

Fortune Magazine : Popular business periodical covering financial news, jobs and the economy.

 

Fortune 500: This is a list of America's Most Admired Companies compiled by Fortune 500 magazine.

 

Moneywatch: News and information on markets, technology, leadership, savings and small business.

 

Rand California: Comprehensive Statistics: For full text reports use this subscription database link. Covers nearly 100 statistical sites including recent full-text economic reports.

 

SecFilings: This site allows you to access over 7 million SEC filings dating back to 1994. Download free PDFs, Excel and Word Docs of all company filings.

 

Securities and Exchange Commission: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission web site provides information and resources including filings and forms, investor information, news and public statements, regulatory actions and litigation.

 

Small Business Environmental Resource: Provides small businesses with access to environmental compliance and pollution prevention information.

 

U. S. Business Advisor: A helpful site for business-related U.S. Government information covering such areas as taxes, business, and labor law, international trade, workplace issues, and government contracts.

 

U.S. Small Business Administration: "The federal government's lead office in analyzing the role and status of small businesses in the economy. This office is the source for small business statistics gathered from various federal sources and presented in user-friendly formats. Internal staff or contractors conduct research to help determine small businesses' impact on the economy and how they are currently faring. The Office of Economic Research also puts a face on small business by portraying the characteristics of businesses, owners, and their work forces."