Monday, March 25, 2019

Bankruptcy Statistics - US

US 1990 -current. That's it - stats, no company details.  (Thanks, Mollie!)

OECD Statistics

"includes data and metadata for OECD countries and selected non-member economies."

Library Connect Elsevier

A free monthly newsletter for academic librarians w/ helpful guides & articles by librarians.

NYPL Digital Collections

New York Public Library. Free
"a living database with new materials added every day, featuring prints, photographs, maps, manuscripts, streaming video, and more."

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Bank Tracker US

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

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Free Financial Planning Tools |

Includes free calculators, alerts, news + more.

Historical Corporate Reports - Global

Baker Library | Harvard U.
Research guide. Fee based databases.
"selected original company documents from circa 1820 to the present"

Friday, March 22, 2019

Asian Sources

"Wholesale Central is a B2B directory that helps wholesale buyers find Asian wholesale suppliers and products."  

Thursday, March 21, 2019

OECD member countries. Non OECD member countries. Statistics

Org. for Economic Cooperation & Development.

OECD Countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Non-OECD countries covered include Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Russia, and South Africa.

Hit the oecd label below to view REGULARLY UPDATED OECD posts on this site.

Top 1000 Brands. Asia. Annual

Free registration required for full brand profiles.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc.    "a not-for-profit organization authorized by Congress"

"offers information and analysis on over 18,000 mutual funds, exchange traded funds (ETFs) and exchange traded notes (ETNs)."

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 | EDGAR | Search Tools

 "Free access to more than 21 million filings"
See also Enforcement and Mutual Funds.

World Bank Group - 2018 in 14 charts

 International Development, Poverty, & Sustainability

Monday, March 18, 2019

Financial Secrecy Index. Global.

"...ranks jurisdictions according to their secrecy and the scale of their activities. ... a tool for understanding global financial secrecy, tax havens or secrecy jurisdictions, and illicit financial flows."
by Tax Justice Network,  published every 2 years.

500 Top Franchise Opportunities.

 Annual, 2007 -current. Very detailed company info including start-up costs, fees, etc.    See also the useful top tabs. Lots of intelligence for small business & entrepreneurs.
Appear to be all N. American.
by Entrepreneur Media inc.

Saturday, March 16, 2019

| OpenSecrets: Center for Responsive Politics

Mission: tracking money in U.S. politics and its effect on elections and public policy.

"The Center relies on financial support from a combination of institutional grants, individual contributions and income earned from custom research and licensing data for commercial use."

Friday, March 15, 2019

Thursday, March 14, 2019


"Your key to European Statistics."
"New aggregate for European Union without UK,"

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Find a Franchise. Global

International Franchise Association.

Franchising 101     Franchise Facts    Franchise Opportunities

Resources - Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs Introduction to Intellectual Property
Entrepreneurs Introduction to Venture Capital Financing
Entrepreneurs Introduction to Litigation
Introduction to High Impact Angel Investing
by  Chicago ArchAngels LLC

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

National Bureau of EconomicResearch

"the nation's leading nonprofit economic research organization"
A bottomless pit of links to important databases.
Includes international trade data.

Monday, March 11, 2019

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Monthly Data for Crude oil, Natural Gas, Coal, Electricity: Production/Price.
+ News and more.

Sunday, March 10, 2019

The Condition of Education

Indicators & anlyses published in COE.   Annual.   US Dept of Education.

Import/Export Price Indexes (MXP)

US Bureau of Labor Statistics
"data on changes in the prices of
nonmilitary goods and
services traded between
the U.S. and the rest of the world."

Saturday, March 09, 2019

Best Graduate Schools - Annual. Global

US News and World Report  in every imaginable field of study.
And that's not all!  See ranked undergrad degrees also.

Friday, March 08, 2019

Thursday, March 07, 2019

European Central Bank. Statistical Data Warehouse

"the central bank of the 19 European Union countries which have adopted the euro"

Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Center For International Data

UC Davis

New & Used Cars Pricing and Comparisons

TrueCar. Local, Regional and National Car Price Reports..
Unique. Shows actual transaction prices by model, zipcode.

Tuesday, March 05, 2019

US Commercial Service

Scroll all the way down to these important websites.
Or just link to these.

TradeStats Express™

US National import/export trade info.
State/Region Export info. annual and quarterly.
Top trading partners, Industry trends, Trade balances + more.

Monday, March 04, 2019

USDA - Census of Agriculture - 1840-current (not a typo)

published every 5 years.  Check out the 1840 ed. for slave, "free white" and "free colored" demographics by state.

"Find and download agricultural statistics for every state and county in the US."

The World's Most Valuable Brands. Forbes

Saturday, March 02, 2019

University of California drops subscriptions to Elsevier

 UC quits $10 million annual subscription to world’s largest publisher of academic papers.   by Vox Media
(thanks, BusLib-L)

Google Advanced Operators

Google Guide Quick Reference: Google Advanced Operators (Cheat Sheet)

Friday, March 01, 2019

Zip Code Lookup

Demographics, income, etc.
by Claritas a "consumer research" co.

Martindale - Lawyer Lookup

A directory.  Search by attorney name, firm, location, area of practice.
(Thanks, Roger Green)

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Industry Outlooks | Deloitte US Annual

" key trends, challenges and opportunities by industry."

NASDAQ, NYSE, AMEX listed companies. Global

SUPER extensive info for each company.
Search on name, industry, region/country.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Library Jobs - Academic

Inside Higher Ed

Hit Careers tab

Reis | Commercial Real Estate Data and Analytics

Moody’s Analytics REIS Network

has both free & fee-based reports.

The 2018 EU Industrial R&D Scoreboard. global

"comprises the 2500 companies investing the largest sums in R&D in the world in 2017/18." 110 pp.  Company info starts p. 61.

Monday, February 25, 2019

R&D 100 R&D magazine Global

"an international competition that recognizes the 100 most exceptional innovations in science and technology from the past year"
by Advanced Business Marketing

Master Gov't List of Federally Funded R&D Centers

International Finance Corporation

Search Publications
by topic (40+) or region

Sunday, February 24, 2019

Saturday, February 23, 2019

State of America's Libraries Report 2018 |

ALA.  All types of libraries.

MediaPost Publications - Research Briefs

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