Sunday, June 26, 2016

International statistics:

Pro: "Compare countries on just about anything!"
Con: Data is a least 2 years old.
+ lots of links to other country data sources.

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Research and Development Statistics. OECD

"the most recent, comprehensive and detailed statistics on the resources devoted to R&D in OECD countries and other major economies"   Annual.
+ The Countries tab links to the Economic Surveys.

Friday, June 24, 2016

Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

up-to-date (in most cases) stats for the 57 member countries.

Islamic Finance & Emerging Markets

Franklin Templeton Investments.  Stats & Analysis.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Chief Marketer - Market Services Directory. US

22 categories.  w/ links to brief description & web site.
"searchable by type, geography and name"

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

ASEAN Motor Vehicle Sales: CEIC

ASEAN, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, consists of ten Southeast Asia economies: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Some free data from CEIC, a premium database.

Monday, June 20, 2016

2016 Top Real Estate Brokerage Firms.

Multi Housing News            Appears to be US focused.

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Economic & Housing Research. US

Housing Price Index, Consumer Research + more.  Freddie Mac

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Companies and Securities - London Stock Exchange

A list of all LSE companies.  Updated monthly.
For company details by Morningstar click here

Friday, June 17, 2016

The MINTs "The new global superpowers"

Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria, Turkey.  Presentation at SLA 2016. Handout.

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Spotlight on Germany. Deutsche Bank

Latest research.  See also other Pubs in left frame w/ Germany info. Also: Emerging Markets/Country Risk

Bank Tracker US

Banks & Credit Unions.  Search by City or Name.  Also Failed Bank List, 2010 - current. & list of TARP recipients. Links to financials for all.
by American U Schl of Communication.

Launch of the OECD Business & Finance Outlook 2016

Business & Finance Scoreboard.  60 pages

Monday, June 06, 2016

Plunkett Research, Ltd. Industry

"industry sector analysis and research, industry trends and industry statistics"
A premium database that offers some info at no charge.  Summary, links to other resources.  Not uniformly  up to date.  (Thanks,

Saturday, June 04, 2016

OTC Markets Global

" Official site of the OTCQX, OTCQB and OTC Pink Marketplaces featuring Free Stock & Bond Quotes, Trade Prices, Chart, Financials and Company News & Information for Investors, Companies and Traders"

Friday, June 03, 2016

Thursday, June 02, 2016

World Federation of Exchanges

Links to exchange, listed company profiles. + exchange stats.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

I'm Off! NYC & SLA Phila.

Leaving today.  Look for me at SLA 2016.
Come to my "Quick Take" presentation on the MINTs (Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria, Turkey) June 14th at 10:30 a.m.

Monday, May 30, 2016

200 Highest-Paid CEO Rankings

Equilar | New York Times          Includes TSR  Total Shareholder Return

Quarterly Work Force Analysis. US Census

+ Hit Library tab for links to most recent Census publications.

Sunday, May 29, 2016


Going to SLA 2016 in Philly?  Take this tour focusing on stuff we like.  (in Tabloid style)
All within walking distance of each other in the historic Society Hill neighborhood. 

Mooc Tracker - Financial Times

Dow Jones

"The Dow® Turns 120: Commentary, Facts and Figures"
Annual returns, 1896-current.  Points contributed by stock, year.
DJ vs. S&P 500.   Plus a lot more.  

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Data Tools and Apps. US Census

"Find information using interactive applications to get statistics from multiple surveys." (A keeper for sure)

Newsroom US Census

"The latest news releases and statements from the U.S. Census Bureau."

Friday, May 27, 2016

Executive education rankings. Annual. Global

Financial Times.  Retrieves the whole 54 page magazine (w/ articles & plenty of ads)

Thursday, May 26, 2016

American FactFinder US Census

  • American Community Survey    American Housing Survey   
  • Annual Economic Surveys      Annual Surveys of Governments   
  • Census of Governments        Decennial Census  
  • Economic Census   
  • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Tabulation 
  • Population Estimates Program      Puerto Rico Community Survey 

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Luxury Goods. Global

"100 largest luxury goods companies"   by Deloitte.    Annual.
List starts on Page 14.

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Environment, Conservation. Global

"Explore key datasets maintained by UNEP-WCMC and find conservation statistics for any country or region."

Saturday, May 21, 2016

MediaPost Publications - Research Briefs

Daily summaries & stats from research surveys such as E-Marketer, Neilsen & others.  2000 - current.  Doesn't appear to be keyword searchable.

Friday, May 20, 2016

Small States: Economic Review and Basic Statistics - Global

The Commonwealth iLibrary   Annual, 2000-current.
50 countries w/ fewer than five million inhabitants.  

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Top Private Companies -US

by region; city.  brief facts, link & current news.
by American Business Journals

US Gov't Contract Awards.

"All the prime recipient transaction data on is reported by the federal agencies making contract, grant, loan, and other financial assistance awards. Sub-recipient transaction data is reported by the prime recipients."
Annual, 2008 - current

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Technology Fast 500 . N. America. by Deloitte

Annual.  List by Industry.
Technology, Media, Telecom, Life Science, Energy Tech.

UN Conference on Trade & Development. Statistics

Country import/export Profiles, FDI + more

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Pensions - US

"Protects Pensions"  Pension plans + more

(Thanks, Mollie Brumbaugh)

Sunday, May 15, 2016


"Find, compare and share the latest OECD data: charts, maps, tables and related publications"  Search by country or topic.   Also  Links to Catalog of all OECD publications.

Broadband and telecom - OECD


Friday, May 13, 2016

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Internet Users by Country

Daily update.       See also           

Monday, May 09, 2016

China Insight. News. Monthly, 2003 - current.

  Minnesota based  "a monthly English language newspaper fostering business and cultural harmony between China and the U.S."
(Sort of balky; use FireFox w/ zoom for best results)

China Securities Regulatory Commission. H Shares list

"H-shares also are open for trading for all investors, while only Chinese domestic investors and Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors can trade A-shares."

 See also:
List of Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors;
Monthly Market Statistics;
Overseas traded companies.

Read more:InvestopediaWhat are the differences between H-shares and A-shares on Chinese and Hong Kong stock exchanges?