Monday, June 24, 2019

Property Index Returns NCREIF US

Quarterly, 1977 - current.  
By region or property type. 

a historical measurement of property-level returns to increase the understanding of, and lend credibility to, real estate as an institutional investment asset class.

National Council of Real Estate investment Fiduciaries

India Business B2B Directory Trade Suppliers Portal

"Find Over 600,000 Global Manufacturers, Suppliers, Exporters & Service Providers"

Sunday, June 23, 2019

Create an alert - Google Search Help

"You can get emails when new results for a topic show up in Google Search. For example, you can get info about news, products, or mentions of your name."

e.g.:  my alert for "emerging markets" provides free full text articles from Bloomberg, Reuters, Barron's + more.

Saturday, June 22, 2019

India Brand Equity Foundation

India Industry, Economy, Export profiles.  Stats & Analysis.

Friday, June 21, 2019

India News |

SUMANASA BUSINESS NEWS links to daily articles from about 40 India print, online and broadcast sources including the Business Standard, Financial Express and Reuters India. 

Thursday, June 20, 2019

The fDi Report 2019

Foreign Direct Investment  
"the annual assessment of crossborder investment based on the fDiMarkets service from the Financial Times"

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Census Business Builder. Market Research

NEW "a suite of services that provide selected demographic and economic data from the Census Bureau tailored to specific types of users in a simple to access and use format."

EXAMPLE:  Therapist practice in Tulsa.
My Customers   provides summarized demographic information for Tulsa County, Oklahoma

Businesses Like Mine  provides summarized information about Therapists businesses in Tulsa County, Oklahoma

Consumer Spending   "provides a high-level overview of the spending patterns of consumers in Tulsa County, Oklahoma."

Monday, June 17, 2019

The Free Dictionary (Financial)

8 dictionaries.   by Farlex
Financial, Acronyms, Columbia Ency., Legal, Medical, Thesaurus, Idioms, Computing

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Friday, June 14, 2019

Thursday, June 13, 2019

APA Formatting and Style Guide

"APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences."  A complete guide to writing an essay.
Purdue U. 

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

All America Counts. US Census

"America Counts tells the stories behind the numbers in a new inviting way. We feature stories on various topics such as families, housing, employment, business, education, the economy, emergency preparedness, and population." 

Start with the in-depth feature on the  Trucking industry.

Monday, June 10, 2019

Retail Math Formulas

Equations to Calculate Retail Sales and Stock.
e.g. Sales per Square Foot = Total Net Sales ÷ Square Feet of Selling Space

(SPSF also found in BizMiner, a premium database)

Saturday, June 08, 2019

Electric Vehicle Outlook 2019 | Bloomberg

"Annual forecast of electric vehicles, shared mobility and road transport to 2040"

Friday, June 07, 2019

Investing Glossary

by WebFinance inc.  "A commercial lending co."
Better than Bloomberg's glossary.
6,000+ definitions, including handy cross-references.  

Thursday, June 06, 2019

Kompass. Global B2B Online Directory

It's been delivering company info for 70 years!
Fine-tuned searching -
....e.g. How many mobile phone case manufacturers in Tunisia?
You'll also find services (e.g. Freight Forwarding).
And rankings too.

Wednesday, June 05, 2019

Manufacturing & Trade Inventories / Sales

US Census. Includes Retail. Monthly, 1996 - current.
Sales / Inventories Ratios.

Tuesday, June 04, 2019

China's Real Forbidden City - INFORMATION.

(It was 10th anniversary of Tiananmen Sq.)
Terese Mulkern Terry  Online magazine 1999.
includes fee and free resources.

BYPASS THE FREE RESOURCES. All have been replaced
by the CHINA sites on this website.

See also this full text article in "Tech Crunch"

China Business Review - Daily

 The magazine of the US-China Business Council.
a current article -"The New Rules of Tax Residency: A Potential Trap for Foreigners?"

Sunday, June 02, 2019

9 Business Tips Every Entrepreneur Needs To Know

Forbes Coaches Council  "an invitation-only, fee-based organization comprised of leading business coaches and career coaches"

All the articles are free.

Saturday, June 01, 2019

Inc. 5000 List

"fastest-growing private companies in America & Europe"  Annual.
 Inc magazine.  Brief Company profiles.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

UNESCO Institute for Statistics

Country & Regional Profiles.
Education, Literacy, Science & Technology -- Research & Development.  Culture & Communication -- films, books.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Monday, May 27, 2019

Archives – New York Times

 Partial and full-text digital versions of articles from 1851 to 2006.
Some time periods require NYT subscription.  

Friday, May 24, 2019

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Commercialized BioTech /Genetically Modified Crops. Global

Global Status of Commercialized BioTech /Genetically Modified Crops.
GM Approval Database.

W3Schools Online Web Tutorials

Free.  Learn HTML, CSS, JAVASCRIPT  & more.
Web building & all that.
by refsnes data (Norway)
Certification - $95.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Internet Archive

"The Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, we provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, and the general public."

Books, Classic TV clips and much more. Insanely great.

(Thanks, arjun.sabharwal!!)

Libraries' Guide to the 2020 Census

ALA   American Library Ass'n.  20 pp.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Data - Doing Business-World Bank

"economic data from 2003 to the present. The data are presented in a variety of ways"

(different from other WB Doing Business sites)

Doing Business 2019

World Bank.  Search on an economy or topic.

Monday, May 20, 2019

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Chinese Investment in US by Congressional District . Annual

National Committee on United States-China Relations

Securities Class Action Clearinghouse.

 Filings & Settlements.  by Stanford Law School

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Franchise Opportunities. Directory

Annual Franchise 100 + directory.  Search by Industry, State or Investment.  Listings show liquid capital required. by Franchise Gator.

Statistics Poland 2018

Polish Statistical Ass'n.
and Check for 2019 stats  in process.

Friday, May 17, 2019


"world's largest collection of freely accessible chemical information. Search chemicals by name, molecular formula, structure, and other identifiers."

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Job Search

 "Search job sites, newspapers, associations and company career pages." See lots of resumes.

A list of countries by region. World Bank

The regions exclude high income economies.

East Asia and Pacific

Cambodia, China, Fiji, Indonesia, Kiribati, Korea, Dem. Rep., Lao People’s
Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Fed. Sts.,
Mongolia, Myanmar, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa,
Solomon Islands, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tuvalu, Tonga, Vanuatu, Vietnam

Europe and Central Asia

Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria,
Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyz Republic, Latvia, Lithuania, Former
Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania,
Russian Federation, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine,

Latin America and the Caribbean

Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia,
Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador,
Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua,
Panama, Paraguay, Peru, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines,
Suriname, Uruguay, República Bolivariana de Venezuela

Middle East and North Africa

Algeria, Djibouti, Arab Republic of Egypt, Islamic Republic of Iran, Iraq,
Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, West Bank
and Gaza, Republic of Yemen

South Asia

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri

Sub-Saharan Africa

Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape
Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic
of the Congo, Republic of Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon,
The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia,
Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia,
Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles,
Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo,
Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe