AnnualReports - The most complete and up-to-date listing of annual reports online. Its
directory is a free Internet service that will enable potential investors to review a company's annual report in an easy convenient manner.
ArabianBusiness - Comprehensive guide to Middle East business and industry news including,
banking & finance, construction, energy, media & marketing, real estate, transportation, travel, technology, politics, healthcare,
jobs & UAE guide.
Asia-Inc. - Focusing on Asian executives and their businesses.
Beige Book - Commonly known as the Beige Book, this
report is published eight times per year. Each Federal Reserve Bank gathers anecdotal information on current economic conditions
in its district through reports from bank and branch directors and interviews with key business contacts, economists, market experts, and
other sources. The Beige Book summarizes this information by District and sector.
Big Picture, The - This blog from Barry Ritholtz, chief market strategist at
money-management firm Maxim Group LLC, mixes straight market commentary with Ritholtz's musings on the inner workings of
glamorous industries such as music, film and technology. Ritholtz mulls over interest rates, gross domestic product and bond
markets, complete with charts and links to news sites. Then, on separate pages, he ruminates on movie box-office slumps, TiVo and
music file-sharing. Contemplation takes many forms, including quotes and essays. He evaluates news like the latest on the avian flu and
inserts eye-catching charts and graphics to make his point.
Biz Journals - Online media division of American City Business Journals, the nation's
largest publisher of metropolitan business newspapers. It operates the Web sites for each of the company's 41 print business journals and
operates a web-only site with local business news and information for Los Angeles.
BusinessGreen - News and advice for firms trying to reduce the environmental impact of their
business operations, including reports on corporate social responsibility (CSR); green computing initiatives; paperless office
technologies; efficient server and desktop equipment; low-power-consumption processors; teleworking, teleconferencing and telecommuting;
technologies that can eliminate or reduce the need for business air travel; recycling and ethical disposal or IT equipment; plus
other methods of reducing corporate CO2 output.
BusinessWorld - Philippines business news journal providing economic, financial and stock market
CasePlace - A free, online service for business school faculty, students and businesses to help
them find some of the best cases, references, and commentary published by and for business educators and business executives.
Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) - An affiliate of the U.S.
Chamber of Commerce, works to build 'democracy and market economies' throughout the world. Since its inception in 1983, CIPE has funded more than 700 projects in 80 countries and has conducted management training programs
throughout the world. CIPE conducts their programs with funding from the National
Endowment for Democracy and the United States Agency for International Development.
China Briefing - A monthly magazine and daily news service about doing business in China.
Covers topics relating to the Chinese economy, the market in China, foreign direct investment and Chinese law and tax.
China Business Review - The official magazine of the US-China Business Council,
a leading authority on China trade and investment.
Chinese Business World - Information Chinese trade, investment, industrial shows,
products, statistics and general economics.
Economist Group, The - Leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs: Economist, EIU, ViewsWire, Roll Call, Traffic World, PIERS, Treasury and Risk Management, European Voice and more.
Emirates Business 24|7 - UAE business newspaper providing
investors with insight on all business-related topics, from commodities and construction to telecoms and tourism. A product of Awraq Publishing, an Arab Media Group subsidiary.
Erinys - An international business intelligence and security risk consultancy focused on the Middle East and sub-Saharan Africa.
Global Water Intelligence (GWI) - A
monthly journal providing analysis and strategic data on the international water market. The publication boasts a network of specialist
water and financial journalists, based in-country with access to exclusive regional data. GWI has
established itself as the market-leading publication for developers, suppliers, financiers, governments, utilities and municipalities
seeking information and analysis on water projects with an element of private sector participation.
International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science (IJRBSS) - A
peer-reviewed, free, open access and refereed academic journal published online quarterly by the Society for the Study of Business and
Finance. IJRBS publishes manuscripts in the fields of economics, business, corporate management, organizational theory,
finance, banking, accounting, marketing, human resources, innovation, leadership, organizational culture, international relations,
international political economy, entrepreneurship, communication, logistics, cross-cultural studies, ethnicity, conflict, sociology and so
Management Today (UK) - A
leading source in management and business thinking, strategic innovation, global strategy, human resources, leadership, finance,
international finance, banking, change management, marketing, corporate social responsibility, operations, technology, and expert opinions.
Provides business news, feature stories, case studies, profiles and key information to support global business leaders in all channels from
finance, entrepreneurship, governance and corporate social responsibility, human capital, leadership, marketing and sales, strategy and
operations and technology and innovation.
MEED - Over the last 50 years, MEED has established itself as the
primary source of business intelligence for the Middle East. With offices in Dubai, London and Saudi Arabia, MEED serves the needs
of a discerning international business audience across more than 70 countries worldwide.
MeetingsNet - The meeting industry's portal for information and resources related to planning
meetings and events. Provides comprehensive coverage of meeting planning issues, trends, and events in five focused areas, association,
corporate, insurance/financial, religious, and medical.
National Bureau of Economic Research
(NBER) - Research organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of how the economy works. Research is conducted by more
than 600 university professors throughout the U.S., the leading scholars in their fields.
Are owned and democratically controlled by their members-the people who use the co-op's services or buy its goods-not by outside
investors; Co-op members elect their board of director from within the membership.
Return surplus revenues (income over expenses and investment) to members proportionate to their use of the cooperative, not
proportionate to their "investment" or ownership share.
Are motivated not by profit, but by service-to meet their members' needs for affordable and high quality goods or services;
Exist solely to serve their members.
Pay taxes on income kept within the co-op for investment and reserves. Surplus revenues from the co-op are returned to individual
members who pay taxes on that income.
Paris Club - An informal group of
official creditors whose role is to find coordinated and sustainable solutions to the payment difficulties experienced by debtor countries.
As debtor countries undertake reforms to stabilize and restore their macroeconomic and financial situation, Paris Club creditors
provide an appropriate debt treatment. Paris Club creditors provide debt treatments to debtor countries in the form of
rescheduling, which is debt relief by postponement or, in the case of concessional rescheduling, reduction in debt service obligations
during a defined period (flow treatment) or as of a set date (stock treatment).
Prospect - Delivers thought-provoking content on a broad range of topics, from current
affairs, business and economics, through to global politics, the arts, science, technology and our readers affluent lifestyles.
VIP - Monthly publication focussing on business information products and information people.
Available by paid subscription. Includes product reviews and comparisons, interviews with senior information industry figures and
monitoring of research to identify future trends.
World Trade Organization (WTO) - Global international organization dealing with the rules of trade
between nations. At its center are WTO agreements, negotiated and signed by the bulk of the world's trading nations and ratified
in their parliaments.
WTO/GATT Research - World Trade Organization and General Agreement Trade
and Tariff (GATT) information and research resources provided by Jeanne Rehberg, a reference librarian for international and
foreign law at New York University School of Law Library.
Zawya - A leading Middle East business information company serving the high-end
business and financial professional community. Headquartered in Dubai, Zawya has sales and support offices in Lebanon, Kuwait,
Malaysia and Singapore serving a global user base of over 212,000 high end business professionals.
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