Saturday, March 28, 2015

Marketing Resource Directory. AMA

American Marketing Association.  Select from 14 categories.

LibGuides at BRASS - Business Reference & Services Section

"Selected free and fee-based resources highly relevant to information professionals providing business reference services."  ALA.

Friday, March 27, 2015

IMF World Economic Outlook. January 2015

Int'l Monetary Fund.

Demographic Trends. New Strategic Press.

Up to date various demographic stats.  2006 - current.  Free.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

India catalog of products and services. buyers & sellers.

(Thanks, Jeff Hardy)

Monthly M&A Insider. by MergerMarket. Global

34 pages.  Top deals.  Merger Trend graphs.

FT 400 Top Financial Advisers. US

Financial Times Special Report

Business Plans Handbook. Gale

"...actual business plans written by entrepreneurs in N. America who are seeking financing for their business." Meticulously  detailed (includes costs) for 100's of businesses.
2006 edition but still useful.  from  Gale Reference for Business (9 volumes) 

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Export.gov - Market Research. Global.

Trade.gov - State Reports


Exports , jobs & foreign investment data by U.S. State. Latest data is 2013.  No company info.

Sunday, March 22, 2015

GLOBUS & Nat'l Trade Databank. International Business . STAT-USA

Be grateful to U of S. Florida for rescuing these important resources.  "STAT-USA ceased to exist after September 30, 2010. Links are provided on this page to sources which were used for GLOBUS & NTDB.

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Business Expenses. US Census

Annual.  Detailed Retail, Manufactures,Wholesale, Service sectors.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Financial Economics Network . Conferences. Global.

FEN Professional Announcements     Calls for papers & participants.
Posted by Social Science Research Network.

U.S. Government Expanding Access to Research. article.

"Research funded by the U.S. government is finally going to be available for anyone to read and cite."
I(nformation Today, Inc.)

Join American Red Cross Ready Rating.

 A "free, self-guided program designed to help businesses, organizations and schools become better prepared for emergencies. "

Investment Project Information Database. China

Inward & outward investment by gov't and enterprises.  Provides project description.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Site Selection Directory . Business Incentives. Global

Business Facilities  magazine.  State by State + International.

Corporate Subsidy Watch

Good Jobs First, a DC "national policy resource center for grassroots groups and public officials, promoting corporate and government accountability "
The Useful Websites link on this site may also be of interest.

Statistics. Ministry of Commerce. China

Import/Export, FDI, Trade.   No company info.

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Economic Indicators.Council Economic Advisers. Monthly, 1995 - current

"...economic information on gross domestic product, income, employment, production, business activity, prices, money, credit, security markets, Federal finance, and international statistics."
Includes some international stats.

Consumer Expenditures. Bureau of Labor Statistics. 2007 -2013

This is the latest report.  24 pages.

Friday, March 13, 2015

Thursday, March 12, 2015

UN Conference on Trade & Development. Statistics

"Statistical profiles for every country in the world now available"
2005, 2007, 2013.
See also: 2014 Handbook of UNCTAD Statistics. http://unctad.org/en/PublicationsLibrary/tdstat39_en.pdf

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

OPEC : Monthly Oil Market Report. Global

2001 - current.  Production, Demand, Trade + much more stats.  98 pages.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Saturday, March 07, 2015

S&P 500 INDEX constituents' prices and performance - FT.com

Financial Times.  All current constituents w/ link to company data & news.  Or select an Industry (Pharma & Biotech)  and Sector (Healthcare) for example, to view all firms in that category w/link to company data and news.  Free registration may be required.

Key World Energy Statistics. IEA

Annual.  Int'l Energy Agency (OECD)  71 pages.  free

ICT Facts and Figures. Information, Communication, Telecom.

"..the UN specialized agency for ICTs, ITU is the official source for global ICT statistics."

"mobile-cellular subscriptions, Internet use, trends of fixed and mobile broadband services, home ICT access, and more."
Annual, 2009 - current.

Friday, March 06, 2015

Annual Wireless Industry Survey

CTIA "The Wireless Association"

Futures Industry Ass'n. Swap execution data

SEF Tracker Report : volume trends and market share for interest rate, credit default and foreign exchange products.

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

S&P Dow Jones Indices. Monthly update

Advanced Search - S&P Dow Jones Indices

Index Finder - S&P Dow Jones Indices

Index Finder - S&P Dow Jones Indices

Fortune 500. Annual.

Doesn't allow full list display on one page.Scroll through co entries one at  time by filtering on sort function.  Filter to get a list of state or industry constituents, which include company profiles.

Sunday, March 01, 2015

Entrepreneur Magazine - "Start, run and grow your business."

A bunch of "how to's".  Important - hit Lists  for updated top franchises, most trusted brands and more.
Annual.

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Technology, Media, and Telecommunications Forecast 2015

Deloitte.  Annual.

Cable Industry Data | NCTA

Nat'l Cable & Telecommunications Assoc.  (n.b. a trade assoc.)

Friday, February 27, 2015

Debt Capital Markets Review. Global

full year 2013.  Thomson Reuters.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015