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 -

Usage + a lot of tech info--  includes some charts of data for provider companies.  # 12 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 :

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.

Food & Health Survey US

Consumer survey.  "from beliefs to behaviors"  90 pages.
Int'l Food Information Council Foundation.

Monday, June 30, 2014

How to Clear Obstacles to Information and Get Back to Innovating

"When Search Gets in the Way."  from Outsell inc.  How to help users stop wasting  time and money.
6 pages.

Industries 2014. EIU Forecast.

Economist Intelligence Unit.  30 pages.  Global.  may require free registration.
Automotive    Consumer goods/retail    Energy    Financial services    Healthcare    Telecoms

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Digital Ad Spending -Emarketer.

by industry, objective and channel.  This is the executive survey.  Full text requires subscription.

Survey of Academic library directors.

Not very exciting. 60 pages.  (They're all doing a swell job)
"Ithaka S+R is part of ITHAKA, a not-for-profit organization that also includes JSTOR and Portico."

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Bartleby Great Books Online

" Quotes, Poems, Novels, Classics and hundreds more"  Includes reference books.

IDEAS: Economics and Finance Research

"largest bibliographic database dedicated to Economics and available freely on the Internet."  global.
hosted by Fed Res of St. Louis.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Federal Reserve Economic Data - FRED - St. Louis Fed

"Download, graph, and track 224,000 US and international time series from 68 sources."

Economic Report of the President 2002 - current

Annual.  Nat'l Bureau of Economic Research. about 250 pages.  Economic, business & social stats & analysis.  Includes top 1% income graph 1915 - 2012.

Monday, June 23, 2014

The World Top Incomes Database

Annual data varies by country.  (France 1900 - 2009; India 1922 - 1999)  Sources include Piketty. Yes, that Piketty.  Economic & Social Research Council.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Export-Import Bank of the US

Export stats by state and company.  I don't see any import data.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Status & Trends in the US Voluntary Green Power Market (2012 Data)

National Renewable Energy Laboratory.  58 pages.  Includes Co's, States.
"Voluntary green power markets are those in which consumers and institutions voluntarily purchase renewable energy to match their electricity needs."

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Financial Performance of the Major Oil Companies, 2007-2011

Congressional Research Service.  12 pages.

Biomass Energy Data Book. US Dept. of Energy

Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy.  2011 is the most current edition.   254 pages.
Bioenergy - "useful renewable energy produced from organic matter."
Feedstock - "a product used as the basis for manufacture of another product."

World Energy Statistical Review. 2014 BP

covers all energy sources.  45 pages.

Monday, June 16, 2014

OECD Factbook

Economic, Environmental and Social Statistics 

 OECD member countries & major additional countries.  Annual, 2005 - current.

World Population Statistics 2014

More than just numbers.

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Aging America. IRI

Spending, demographics + more.  May require free registration.  15 paages.

U.S. Commercial Service Market Research reports

New speedy gateway to global "Doing Business" and market research library.  Updated regularly.