Wednesday, December 17, 2014

PAKISTAN Business news

Dawn Media Group

Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015 -

World Economic Forum: "... assesses the competitiveness landscape of 144 economies, providing insight into the drivers of their productivity and prosperity."

Asia-Pacific private equity outlook 2013- current

Ernst & Young  36 pages

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Bankscope (about)

A BVD premium database of global bank info.  the best, imho.

Monday, December 15, 2014

TV pricing chart. Annual. Ad Age

"Show-by-show" Prime time. Major networks.

IAB Internet Ad Revenue Report- 1996 -current

 Internet Advertising Bureau  by PWC.   25 pages. 

Friday, December 12, 2014

Company List: NASDAQ, NYSE, & AMEX

all firms traded in US,  Varying levels of info for each co. mostly good. Search by name, country, industry sector, exchange, market cap, IPO year.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

PwC: US: Careers

Jobs at PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Student, Experienced, Executive

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Monday, December 08, 2014

OECD publications A-Z

WHO | World Health Statistics

"WHO’s annual compilation of health-related data for its 194 Member States"

Sunday, December 07, 2014

Global Private Equity Report

"an annual survey of 175 senior industry practitioners around the globe"   Grant Thornton.
Aggregate findings- no company info.

Saturday, December 06, 2014

Business -

Business  , Industry news.   Where seldom  is heard a discouraging word.

BlackRock Sovereign Risk Index – Quarterly

"..ranks the creditworthiness of 50 countries."  can compare 2 countries.

wow.  Noodle around a bit to see stock performance charts of industries, sub-sectors, US traded companies, indices.
Daily, or choose a time frame. Compare any firm to any index. Shows past 5 years.
by MarketWatch

Friday, December 05, 2014

Best Global Brands | Top 500

Brand Profiles & Valuations    | Brand league tables    Annual, 2007 - current
Filter by sector, country.  by Brand-Finance.

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Marketing Agencies - Chiefmarketer

2 lists:   "Top Shops"  Consumer and B2B.  Profiles include clients.   See also MARC Awards and PRO Awards for campaign case studies.  Appear to be all US.  Free reg. req.

. Video Game Industry US 2014 Contribution to Nat'l, state economy

 The Entertainment Software Association:  Detailed stats for top states,( California, Texas, Washington, New York, Massachusetts) and all states.  Note:  latest year reported is 2012.

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

China Internet Network Information Center

Biannual, 2012 - current.  Stats aplenty.  60 + pages.

Competencies - Special Libraries Association

"Competencies for Information Professionals of the 21st Century"  Includes some good advice.

Business Reference and Services Section (BRASS)

A division of ALA.    Reference & User Services Association (RUSA)
Business Reference Essentials + Business Subject research guides.

ALA Guide to Economics & Business Reference. book review

This is my review of the book.  (from Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship)

Monday, December 01, 2014

Foreign Direct Investment in the US

by country, sector.  12 pages of stats & analysis.     Organization for International Investment 
Annual, 2010 - current. (thanks, Amelia Kassel)

Sunday, November 30, 2014

World of Work Report. Int'l Labour Org. Annual

Wages, employment, etc.  Massive  (233 pages)

Saturday, November 29, 2014

OECD Free reports

This is the  page for signing up for "OECD's monthly e-newsletter highlighting key new books, reports, and statistics from various OECD sources. "  highly recommended

Council of Public Relations Firms US

Find PR firms by sector.  Company profiles + link to website.

Friday, November 28, 2014

Flight Delay Information US FAA

Air Traffic Control System Command Center.  Airports, not airlines.

China Business Review

The magazine of the US-China Business Council.  News: Business, Industry, Economy & Trade/

Government spending.  State, Congr. district, Agency (includes non-gov't), state, product/service category.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Global Remittances Guide

Migration Policy Institute.

Migration & Remittances Data. World Bank

Annual Inflow/ Outflow, 2007 - current

Commodity Prices. Global . World Bank.

historical - current.   + production, trade and more.  20 pages.

Monday, November 24, 2014

S&P 500 global sales

 Sales revenue by industry, region, top companies.  about 15 pages.
If the site doesn't  open, just google: S&P 500® 2013: Global Sales

Reports. Global Illicit Financial Flows

 "from the Developing World": 2002-2011)

Campaign Finance Reports and Data

Federal Election Commission.  "Whos's giving?  Who's receiving?"

Saturday, November 22, 2014

UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics. Annual.

United Nations Conference on Trade & Development.   "Provides essential data for analyzing and measuring world trade, investment, international financial flows and development. "  500+ pages.  Includes remittance data and much more.

State & Metro Area Employment, Hours, Earnings. Monthly

US Bureau of Labor Statistics.  from the Current Employment Statistics survey 

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Funds Research & Data Morningstar. Free

Scroll down and click  Fund Family Research & Data for funds' top 20 US holdings.  Includes held companies' financials.
Some other features are for subscribers only.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Statistics | Ukraine | UNICEF | EDGAR | Search Tools

"Free access to more than 20 million filings"   1994 - current.

Global Food Security Index. Annual

EIU  103 countries.  Food affordability, availability, food safety, quality, food loss, waste, obesity + more.  Interesting comparative rankings.  67 pages.  Free registration required.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Rank and Filed | "SEC filings for humans"

A colorful, jazzy way to search SEC filings, 1996 - current.

Dow Jones Islamic Market Indices

Includes "Screens for Shari'ah compliance"

Islamic Finance Glossary

Free from Islamic Finance News  (subscription required to access the publication)

Cases and Proceedings | Federal Trade Commission

1988 - current    Example: "Online Dating Service Agrees to Stop Deceptive Use of Fake Profiles"

SEC EDGAR Filings Search

A non gov't resource.  Allows excellent filtering for very specific filing content.  (Thanks, Jen Filla)