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. Airlines are at the top of the list.
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 (left margin under Downloads), comparison spreadsheets 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.


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, and computers/technology. Classroom tools include cases and scenarios, exercises and assignments, and evaluation tools including essays.

Financial / Stocks
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 seven years from the current date.
Guide to Financial Statements
How to interpret the financial statements found in a typical company annual report.


Doing Business
Sponsored by the World Bank, this site provides business regulation and enforcement information for almost 200 economies worldwide.
Statistical information on the European Union and its member states.
Guides to Doing Business
Tips and techniques for conducting business in foreign countries.
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 users can narrow their search to a specific country (i.e. Jet Fuel >total production >United Kingdom).


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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