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Web Pages: Techniques to Apply and Questions to Ask (from University of
California Berkeley Library)
Business Web Resources
ALA Best of the Best Business Websites
The American Library Association compiles lists of online sources approved by librarians. The subject index offers broad categories for you to browse.
This website offers a variety of options to create stock charts and graphs. The historical stock information is particularly useful (see historical quotes.)
USA.gov - Small Business
Government links for business including country and trade data, business and employment data, and free government publications.
A site with an extensive list of business, news, government, reference, law, and technology links.
This site has concise information on US and global markets as well as stock market data.
Fuld & Company
An established competitive intelligence firm (business and industry research.) Their website offers links to numerous and useful free online resources.
University of South Carolina Libraries
Categorized list of sites including reference materials online and special “business search” sites.
U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Economic, consumer, wage, employment, industry, demographic, spending, occupational, safety and health data are all available from this excellent and well organized site.
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
This website offers free financial data including quarterly and annual reports on most U.S. public companies such as 10K and 10Q filings. In addition to corporate filings, news, laws and regulations, a quick EDGAR tutorial is offered on this site.
World Bank Group Data
Open access to databases and datasets, including World Development Indicators (WDI), Global Development Finance (GDF), Africa Development Indicators (ADI), and Global Economic Monitor (GEM).
A substantial amount of free information and data including news, financials, stock research including current and historical data, and currency data. Yahoo has created an “Education Center” with some interesting glossaries and tutorials.