Business

[Company Information][International Business][Stocks][Miscellaneous Business Sites]

Company Information
Biotechnology Industry Organization -- Member directory.
California Business Search -- Provided by the Secretary of State's office, this site searches corporate records and limited partnership/limited liability company records for the state of California.
EDGAR Database -- Electronic filings by corporations to the Securities and Exchange Commission. 1993 to present.
Forbes Lists
Hoover's Online -- Brief profiles of 10,000+ companies. More detailed information by subscription.
Inc. 500 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America -- Based on percentage growth of revenue over a five-year period.
IRIN Annual Report Resource Center
Monster Board Employer Profiles
Public Register's Annual Reports Service
Silicon Valley 150 -- Database of the 150 largest publicly traded companies in Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, southern San Mateo, and southern Alameda counties; based on fiscal year sales reported each April by the San Jose Mercury News. In addition to financial and stock information, you can find information on the corporate culture and benefits.
Yahoo Finance Company Information& Fund Index -- Provides news, quotes and profiles.

International Business Information
CAROL Reports -- Reports on a variety of European, Asian, and U.S. Companies. Registration is requested for annual reports.
Europages -- European business directory.
GlobalEDGE
Industry Week 1000 -- List of the world's 1000 largest publicly held manufacturing companies based on revenue.
Solusource

Stock And Mutual Fund Information
BigCharts - Historical Quote Utility -- Provides daily closing prices.
Bloomberg -- Financial News.
Forbes Mutual Fund Guide
IPO Central -- U.S. companies gone public or have filed to go public.
Morningstar
Mutual Funds -- Information on mutual funds from CNNMoney.
NASDAQ Stock Market
New York Stock Exchange
Valueline Reports for the Dow 30

Miscellaneous Business Sites
AAAAgencySearch -- Members of the American Association of Advertising.
AllBusiness -- Small business resources.
A.M. Best Ratings -- Provides access to A.M. Best's database of nearly 6,000 life/health, property/casualty, and international insurance companies.
Best of the Best Business Web Sites
Biznar -- Business search engine.
Business USA -- Official site of the U.S. Government.
Cal/OSHA Standards -- California Occupational Safety and Health Regulations.
California Business Programs (Secretary of State)
California Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development
California Online Professional Licensing Services
Consumer Price Indexes -- From the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
County Business Patterns -- Annual series. Data include employment, payroll, and number of establishments by industry.
Dictionary of Occupational Titles Index -- No descriptions.
Doing Business -- Provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement.
Doing Business - Santa Clara County -- Information for starting a business in Santa Clara County.
Duke/CFO Magazine Global Business Outlook Survey
Emergence of Advertising in America: 1850-1920
Entrepreneur Startup Kits
Executive Planet -- International business etiquette and culture.
FDIC Bank Data -- Demographic data and financial profiles of each FDIC-insured depository institution.
Federal Trade Commission RN Database -- Registered Identification Number Database provides a method to identify a company who uses the RN instead of the company name on labels and tags.
Financial Crisis Timeline -- From the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
Forbes 400 Richest People in America
Forbes: World's Billionaires
Franchise Zone -- Information and ratings on franchises.
Free Patents Online -- Full text of US patents from number 4000000 in PDF format.
Grants.gov -- source to find and apply for federal grants.
Investopedia
Investors Business Daily -- Current issue.
KnowThis -- Knowledge source for marketing.
Market Research Library -- Search for worldwide industrial information from Market Research Reports, Country Commercial Guides, and Best Market Reports.
MarketingCharts
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) -- System replaces the U.S. Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system.
OANDA: the Currency Site
PATCA - Professional and Technical Consultants Association - Consultant Directory
SCORE: Service Corps of Retired Executives -- Provides guidence to small business owners.
Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal
Small Business Administration
Standard Industrial Classification Search -- Search the 1987 version SIC Manual by keyword or get descriptive information for a specified 4-digit SIC.
Stanford Law School Securities Class Action Clearinghouse -- Information relating to the prosecution, defense, and settlement of federal class action securities fraud litigation.
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Patent Databases -- U.S. patents issued since 1976 in full text.
U.S. Trademark Electronic Search System --Contains trademarks that are Federally registered or that are pending.

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