Tuesday, August 19, 2014

World Investment Report 2012 - current

UN Conf. on Trade & Development.  265 pages.

USDA -State Fact Sheets

"Information on population, income, poverty, food security, education, employment, and more."

Home | USDA Foreign Agricultural Service

Data & Analysis - up-to-date

USDA Economic Research Service

Hit any tab - Data, Publications, Topics  to open a bonanza of food stats.  Includes Int'l markets & trade.

USDA - Census of Agriculture - 1840-current

published every 5 years.  Check out the 1840 ed. for slave, "free white" and "free colored" demographics by state.  Market value of state Ag products + more. includes Outlying Areas.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

BRICS Joint Statistical Publications

Brazil • Russia • India • China • South Africa.  Annual, 2010 - current. Extensive stats for each country from official sources.   200 pages . (This updates the link in "Dancing with the BRICs")

Monday, August 11, 2014

Thursday, August 07, 2014

Technology Pioneers. Global. Annual.

World Economic Forum - 36 leading start-ups.

Dancing with the BRICs -Where to find information. (Terry's article)

Academic BRASS, Volume 7, No. 1 | Reference & User Services Association (RUSA)  The date is an error - it's a 2013 article. Some of the links, as you might expect are now defunct.  Sorry about that.

Publications - Credit Suisse

Several important annual surveys, including Global Wealth Report, 2010 - current; Global Investment Returns, 2009 - current and Emerging Consumer Survey, 2011- current.

Monday, August 04, 2014

How to keep your searches private

J of Accountancy.  Aug 2014.  Searching for privacy: "the following two solutions claim to help prevent your internet searches and browsing activities from being tracked."  DuckDuckGo; Disconnect.

OECD -FAO Agricultural Outlook. Annual, 1999 - current.

OECD iLibrary: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development: "... provides market projections to 2023 for major agricultural commodities, biofuels and fish across 41 countries and 12 regions. It includes a special focus on India."

Doing Business -World Bank. Annual

IFC.  Int'l Finance Corp.    Comparing Business Regulations for Domestic Firms in 189 Economies.

Ethanol Industry

Renewable Fuels Association.  Industry stats, prices, production, players...

Friday, August 01, 2014

National Center for Charitable Statistics

Urban Institute.  Lots of free stats.   State, County, Region.   The Almanac is fee-based.

Monday, July 28, 2014

Global Cleantech 100. Annual.

"Cleantech Group"   Private companies in clean technology.

Executive MBA rankings

"Poets & Quants"

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Top MBA Employers - CNNMoney

 Where MBA students say they'd most like to work.       Annual.

China’s digital transformation | McKinsey

China's economy & the Internet.  Stats & Analysis.  138 pages.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

BLS 2013 Sequestration Information

What's been eliminated from BLS data programs by gov't spending cuts.   boo.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Library Expenditure as % of Total University Expenditure

1982 - 2011.  Ass'n of Research Libraries.

Economic and Housing Research - Freddie Mac

"We provide information, data, analysis, and insight across a wide range of housing and economic indicators."

Social Networking Statistics. Pew Research

expansive - regularly updated

Measuring Broadband America - FCC.gov

Usage + a lot of tech info--  includes some charts of data for provider companies.  # 13 is one.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Internet World Stats - Usage and Population.

MiniWatts Marketing Group

Privacy Badger | Electronic Frontier Foundation

blocks spying ads and invisible trackers.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Dividends - Where are they reported?

The dollar amount paid in common dividends will be shown on the 10K Cash Flow Statement under Cash from Financing.  It will be shown in the quarter in which it was actually paid out.,

Sustainability Leaders. global companies

GlobeScan  Annual

Entrepreneur's Tool Kit


Monday, July 14, 2014

Dow Jones Industrial Average - historical component companies

Annual, 1884 - current.  For company histories :    http://www.djindexes.com/DJIA110/learning-center/

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Venture Capital Dispatch - WSJ

Data,    Co. Funding,    Venture Funds,    M&A,    IPOs,    People

"An inside look from VentureWire at high-tech startups and their investors"

DealBook - NYTimes


Annual Retailer Lists | Global.

Nat'l Retail Federation.  Top 100, etc.

Retail industry news.

Retailwire.  Compilation of articles from trade & news periodicals.  e.g. Ad Age, Bloomberg.

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

OECD Statistics for member countries

GDP, unemployment, income, population, labour, education, trade, finance, prices, health, debt...):
"This page offers access to OECD’s core data."

U.S. Export Data

 Export-Import Bank of the US.  Top US and state exporters data.  Search on state for all companies and their disbursments & sales..

Neilsen media & entertainment research

Sign up for this free newswire -( down at box at bottom)  for brief weekly news & stats on trends and consumer usage reports.

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Minerals Statistics and Information. Global

US Geological Survey.  Prices, production, consumption, trade + more.

Saturday, July 05, 2014

Living Wage Calculator by M.I.T.

"the cost of living in your community or region. 
The calculator lists typical expenses, the 
living wage and typical wages for the selected location." (and occupation)

Financial jobs

"8392 Jobs in Finance, Banking and Insurance. "   by Dice Holdings, inc.  This is the site that the Financial Times and Wall St. J link to.

Friday, July 04, 2014

Finance Careers at PwC

Price Waterhouse  Coopers.  

World Investment Prospects Survey 2013–2015

The United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations ...(TNC)
About 24 pages.

FDI Report

Global greenfield *investment.  Annual.  Financial Times.
*"A form of foreign direct investment where a parent company starts a new venture in a foreign country by constructing new operational facilities from the ground up."
18 pages. Free reg. req.  

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Business school rankings. Financial Times . Global

Annual ranking of 100 B schools. Links to school data.

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

20 Public Speaking Tips of the Best TED Talks

Each tip includes a link to a related TED talk.

The World's 300 Biggest Hotel Companies.

Annual  Ranking.  Hotels Mag.  about 10 pages.
# of hotels in chain, # of rooms & link to website.  No co profiles.