Business

Company / Industry

American Customer Satisfaction Index
Indexes for 10 economic sectors, 43 industries (including e-commerce and e-business), more than 230 companies, and over 100 federal or local government services. To locate airline and consumer shipping current and historical scores, scroll down and click on the June issue.
Hoover's Online
Provides free profiles on corporations in the Hoover's database. These short, free profiles only include contact information (address, phone number, and website) and limited rankings, competitive, and financial information. More detailed Hoover's company profile are available in the ProQuest Central database.
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)
The NAICS is used to classify businesses according to their industry. This site provides an overview of the classification system, and, under Concordances, a comparison chart for SIC Codes and NAICS designations.
ThomasNet (Thomas' Register)
This online version of the Thomas Register provides contact and sourcing information for manufacturers, distributors, and suppliers of products and services. It is keyword searchable and can be searched by product/service category, brand or company name.

Ethics

Online Ethics Center
Sponsored by the National Academy of Engineering, this site provides information on a broad range of topics dealing with ethics in engineering and research, including environmental issues, responsible research, computers/technology, etc.

Financial / Stocks

AnnualReports.com
Provides access to current company annual reports. Searchable by stock exchange, industry, sector, ticker symbol and company name.
BigCharts - Current and Historical Stock Quotes
The Historical Quotes tool allows you to look up a stock's closing price for a specific day in the past as far back as January 1985.
Guide to Financial Statements
How to interpret the financial statements found in a typical company annual report.
Yahoo Finance
Provides a wide range of financial information, including news, interactive charts, and historical stock quotes, as far back for some companies as the 1970's and beyond.

International

Doing Business
Sponsored by the World Bank, this site provides business regulation and enforcement information for almost 200 economies worldwide.
Eurostat
Statistical information on the European Union and its member states.
Guides to Doing Business
Tips and techniques for conducting business in foreign countries.
UNdata
UNdata is a collection of databases that provide international (global) statistical information collected by the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA). Once a topic has been entered in the search box, the user can narrow their search to a specific country (i.e. Jet Fuel >total production >United Kingdom).

Statistics

Bureau of Labor Statistics
This site provides information on employment, productivity, benefits, and working conditions, as well as breaking down the Consumer Price Index (CPI) by region or industry. It also contains regional information and publications such as The Occupational Outlook Handbook.
Economic Indicators (U.S. Census Bureau)
Current and historical economic indicators, such as housing starts, retail sales, trade balance, etc.
Economy at a Glance
Created by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this site provides economic and statistical data at the national, regional, state, and metropolitan area levels.
International Monetary Fund
Provides access to International Monetary Fund (IMF) economic/financial statistics and publications, such as the World Economic Outlook.
Survey of Current Business
Produced by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, the Survey of Current Business provides estimate information on the U.S. national economic accounts, such as gross domestic product (GDP). Access to back issues runs from 1921 to the present.
U.S. Aerospace Industry Statistics
This U.S. Dept. of Commerce site provides a full range of business and production statistics for the domestic and international aerospace industries. Statistics for the U.S. automotive industry are also available.
WTO Statistics Database
This World Trade Organization (WTO) resource provides international trade statistics and information, including tariffs, trade policies, country infrastructure services, merchandise and services trade, and much more.

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