Saturday, April 21, 2018

Oil Prices & Energy News: Crude Oil Price Charts, Investment

Oil a CNBC "partner site"  Global
Includes metals, alternative energy, oil spills, Commodity price charts + more.

Friday, April 20, 2018

Perspectives on retail & consumer goods. McKinsey

64 pages,  Global.  Stats & Analysis

"a special edition focused on potential opportunities in our EEMA region—Eastern Europe, Middle East, Russia, Turkey and Africa."

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

B2B Top Shops 2017 - Chief Marketer

"searchable database for brand marketers, marketing agencies, and others looking for expert B2B agencies skilled in numerous services."   Annual

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Doing Business 2018 - World Bank Group

"the report measures 190 economies worldwide, documented 264 business reforms. Reforms reducing the complexity and cost of regulatory processes ..."

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Business Journal Rankings -

Libraries at Boston College: "The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business provides...a list of rankings of business journals from a variety of sources"

AWEA - American Wind Energy Association

"Research & Data"

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Survey of Current Business. Monthly

The Journal of the US Bureau of Economic Analysis. Important tool for statistics.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018


"JournalTOCs is the largest free collection of scholarly journal Table of Contents from more than 28 000 journals including both subscription based as well as Open Access and hybrid journals."              (thanks, Shirley Kennedy)

Monday, April 09, 2018

Marketing Fact Pack 2018 |

 "our annual guide to marketers, media and agencies"  34 pages
very good!  free registration req.

Sunday, April 08, 2018

The American Council of Life Insurers

Life Insurers Fact Book.  Annual.
State Fact Sheets.

Friday, April 06, 2018

Monday, March 19, 2018

Auto Sales - Markets Data Center - WSJ US

Wall St. J.  Market share by manufacturer + a lot more.

Friday, March 16, 2018

I'm off & away until April the meantime...

May your blessings outnumber
The shamrocks that grow,
And may trouble avoid you
Wherever you go.

          Happy St. Patrick's Day!

The World Economy - Books - OECD iLibrary

Two reference works:
The World Economy: A Millennial Perspective,1900- 2001
The World Economy: Historical Statistics, 1-2001 AD  (NOT A TYPO). This new edition contains Statlinks, a service providing access to the underlying data in Excel� format.
By economist Angus Maddison

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

24/7 Wall St. News

Hit Business . w/ links to 5 other news sources, including Huffington & Zacks.

Activ8 Recruitment & Solutions

Japanese companies in US list bilingual positions.  Search by location or category.

Monday, March 12, 2018

Friday, March 09, 2018

12 Marketing Trends 2018

The Direct Marketing Ass'n.  The full report requires membership + fee.
Hit the Innovation tab for stats, research & case studies.

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Global Resource Directory

 globalEDGE: "Your source for Global Business Knowledge"

" offers a rich collection of thousands of international business- and trade-related resources, which we have selected for their content and usability and organized into the categories below to facilitate your research."

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

The Global Competitiveness Report 2017-2018 |

World Economic Forum  " a framework and a corresponding set of indicators in three principal categories (subindexes) and twelve policy domains (pillars) for 137 economies."

Monday, March 05, 2018

State Data Center (SDC) US Census

w/ links to must-have databases, e.g. American Fact Finder + more. AND don't fail to check out Tools & Data.  Super/
and a preview of questions for the 2020 census.

Saturday, March 03, 2018

fDi Investors of the Year

Most active global investors, by company, region.
by FDI Intelligence.   (Financial Times)

Thursday, March 01, 2018

UNECE Statistical Database

UN © United Nations Economic Commission for Europe 
Stats are mostly up-to-date.       

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

World Bank Open Data |

"Free and open access to global development data"

Monday, February 26, 2018

International Database. U.S. Census Bureau

Demographics, Country profiles, rankings, forecasts.

2017 Update.

Saturday, February 24, 2018

The 2018 World's Most Innovative Companies |

 Top 50.   Co. profiles + news stories     
Fast Company

By Rank; By Sector.  (38 sectors)

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Worldwide Trade Show Calendar |

The Tradeshow Network Marketing Group

              (Thanks, Jennifer Boettcher)

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Interbrand - Best Global Brands Annual

A different methodology and info selection from Forbes brand list.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Sunday, February 18, 2018

2017 Year-End Music Report Nielsen

"examines the trends shaping the music industry with definitive consumption figures and charts"  33 pages
May require free registration 

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Salaries . Compensation. Jobs. US

Glassdoor    Free"Know your worth" estimate/
Plenty of library jobs here.