A.M. Best - Source for insurance company ratings, analysis and information.
Access Strteet - Acts as a referral and packaging agent for small businesses looking for SBA loans from lending institutions. The online application improves lending efficiency and enables business owners access to low rates and loans with longer terms.
Accurint (owned by LexisNexis) - Provides access to millions of data records on individuals and
AKE Group - Provides security and political risk management to businesses, NGOs and the
Alacra - Business information and reports from premium databases includes company fundamentals and financials, credit research, earnings estimates, economic data, filings, market and investment research and news.
AllBusiness - Small business news, information and services, including human resource materials,
sales and marketing solutions, expert advice on Internet and technology issues, and a marketplace that consolidates business-related
purchasing into one, convenient location.
AllPages - U.S. business directory, yellow pages, phone book.
Altman Z-score - The Z-score formula for predicting bankruptcy was
published in 1968 by Edward I. Altman, who was, at the time, an
Assistant Professor of Finance at New York University. The formula may be used to predict the probability that a firm will go into
bankruptcy within two years. Z-scores are used to predict corporate defaults and an easy-to-calculate control measure for the financial
distress status of companies in academic studies. Also see:
Asia Business Today (ABT) - An online resource developed by the Asia Society for information on U.S./Asia economic and business relations, Asia's role
in the international economy, and the costs and benefits of economic 'globalization.'
Asia-Pacific - Experts, resources and data for effective strategic management.
Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP) - With nearly $9 billion in revenues and over 585,000 clients, ADP is one of the world's largest providers of business outsourcing solutions. ADP offers a wide range of HR,
payroll, tax and benefits administration solutions from a single source. ADP is also a leading provider of integrated computing
solutions to auto, truck, motorcycle, marine and recreational vehicle dealers throughout the world. Also see ADP Tools and Resources, including Calculators and Tools and Compliance Connection.
Baker Library (Harvard Business School) -
Its collections, both physical and digital, cover most aspects of management including such specialties as accounting and control,
agribusiness, banking, business and economic history, commerce, economic philosophy, finance, information technology, international
business, management education, manufacturing, marketing, political economy, and transportation.
Baltic Course, The - Baltic States news and analysis. Business information about economic development in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia.
BizWeb - Web business guide to over 43,000 companies in 192 categories.
Bloomberg BNA - A leading source of legal, tax, regulatory, and business information for professionals.
Bloomberg Government - Comprehensive, subscription-based, online tool collects data, provides high-end
analysis and analytic tools, and delivers deep, reliable, timely reporting from a team of more than 2,300 journalists and multimedia
Blue Mountain - Delivesr world-class security solutions for a diverse range of private,
corporate and government clients around the world, having operated in Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, the Caribbean and across Europe, for
clients that have included: BAT, BG Group, Cadburys, Cannon, CapGemini, DHL, Excel, Google, Jaguar Landrover, Lufthansa, Motorola,
Orange, OSCE, Romec, Sealed Air, Sony and Viacom.
BNET - Business, management, strategy, marketing intelligence for managerial professionals.
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) - The BLS is the principal fact-finding agency for the U.S.
Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.
Business - Business search engine and directory helps users find companies, products, services, and
Business 2.0 - Business and technology news from Business 2.0 magazine
updated daily along with investing, marketing, research, company news and information including Business 2.0 lists and the Business 2.0 web guide.
Business Information Sources - A selective guide to Internet sites containing business
information, with emphasis on UK sources. It is organized by type of information. Maintained by Sheila Webber. Search
engines, company directories, company profiles, country information, news sources, and more.
Business Researcher's Interests - A research jumpstation for business research,
international business, intellectual property, information policy, web strategy, marketing, and information systems research.
Business Wire - Business Wire is the leading source for press releases, photos,
multimedia and regulatory filings from companies and groups throughout the world.
Business Zone - UK site with business news and resources, including information on
1.7 million companies, in-depth industry reports, travel agents directory, consultants directory, training and conferences venues directory
BusinessGreen.com - 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.
CalGOLD - Provides businesses with
information on permits and other requirements of California agencies at all levels of government, including addresses, telephone numbers,
and links to agency Internet web pages.
Centurion Risk Assessment Services - Prepares people both mentally and practically for
dangerous work in extreme conditions. These people are usually in the news media, international organisations, humanitarian aid agencies,
charities and other Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), and commercial businesses.
CEO Express - Sifts through world wide web information and critically selects the links that you
CIA World Factbook - Country profiles provide
information on geography, people, economy, government, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues.
CISG Database - The CISG is the United
Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, the uniform international sales law of countries that
account for two-thirds of all world trade.
CNNMoney - Breaking business news on U.S. and international companies and newsmakers, earnings &
Co.Design - Inspiring stories about innovation and business, seen through the lens of design.
comScore, Inc. - Maintains massive proprietary databases that provide a continuous, real-time
measurement of the myriad ways in which the Internet is used and the wide variety of activities that are occurring online.
Conference Board, The - A global, independent business membership and research association
working in the public interest. Conducts research and convenes business leaders in forums large and small, public and private.
World-renowned economic data and analyses. Also see The Conference Board Review.
Congressional Budget Office (CBO) - Provide the Congress with objective, timely, nonpartisan analyses
needed for economic and budget decisions and with the information and estimates required for the Congressional budget process.
CORI Contracts Database - The CORI K-Base is a growing Knowledge Base
of Contract information, featuring a library of executed contracts and contract forms for a wide array of transaction types and industries.
Over 600,000 contracts can be accessed using our full-text search engine. First-time users must complete a free registration.
Corporate Affiliations - Provides corporate linkage information on more than 170,000 of
the most prominent parent companies and their affiliates, subsidiaries and divisions-down to the seventh level of corporate linkage.
CorpTech Database - Premier site for research on America's technology manufacturers and developers -
50,000 private and public companies creating tomorrow's high-tech products.
CSCt - Provides a corporation, limited partnership, or limited liability
company with a registered agent and/or registered office in the state where it is incorporated and the states in which it is qualified to
CTAdvantage - Provides business and law firms with
a full range of corporate and UCC services, from compliance filing, public record searching and document retrieval, to specialty
services such as statutory representation, authentication, annual meeting and staffing services.
Custer Battles LLC- Managing external risks and crises for governments, multinational
corporations and humanitarian relief organizations.
D&B - Maintains the world's largest
business database containing information on more than 100 million businesses worldwide including 38 million in the United States. A leading
provider of business information for credit, marketing, and purchasing decisions worldwide.
DealLawyers - This blog, an educational group that offers research on legal issues surrounding
deal activity, dissects M&A flow based on both obscure and widely known legal issues. It evaluates private-equity involvement,
recent arbitrations, cross-border transactions and other issues. It also examines deal technicalities like lock-ups, stapled financings and M&A accounting. Downsides to the blog, though, are that it's written with a lot of jargon and postings can be a little sparse.
Decision Strategies - Specializes in all aspects of corporate, criminal and financial
investigations, background and due diligence inquiries, security audits, protecting proprietary information and in gathering litigation
intelligence. Decision Strategies' clients include corporations, leading law firms, financial institutions, government agencies, foreign
governments and businesses and private individuals.
Delaware: Division of Corporations - Official site for State of Delaware, Department of State,
Division of Corporations. The State of Delaware is a leading domicile for U.S. and international corporations. More than half
a million business entities have made Delaware their legal home including 280,000 corporations and 250,000 limited liability companies and
partnerships. More than 50% of all publicly-traded companies in the United States including 58% of the Fortune 500 have chosen Delaware as
their legal home.
Dialog (owned by ProQuest) - Its database catalog contains descriptions for more than 1,200 databases available
on the Dialog and DataStar services.
Disclosure - Financial and business information on U.S. and international companies.
DiversityInc - National magazine providng information on benefits of diversity to businesses.
Doing Business - Provides measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 183
economies and selected cities at the subnational and regional level. By gathering and analyzing comprehensive quantitative data to compare
business regulation environments across economies and over time, Doing Business encourages countries to compete towards more
efficient regulation; offers measurable benchmarks for reform; and serves as a resource for academics, journalists, private sector
researchers and others interested in the business climate of each country. In addition, Doing Business offers detailed subnational
reports, which exhaustively cover business regulation and reform in different cities and regions within a nation. These reports provide
data on the ease of doing business, rank each location, and recommend reforms to improve performance in each of the indicator areas.
Selected cities can compare their business regulations with other cities in the country or region and with the 183 economies that Doing
Business has ranked.
Doing Business in China - 2009 Country Commercial Guide for U.S.
Companies from U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service and the U.S. Department of State.
Duke/CFO Magazine Global Business Outlook Survey - This survey "is conducted
quarterly. The survey polls CFOs of both public and private companies around the globe." Provides a press release, summary of key
results (for the U.S., Europe, Asia not including China, and China), an optimism index, detailed data tables, survey questions, and
industry analysis based on the survey response data. Past results go back to 1996. From Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and CFO magazine.
& Bradstreet (D&B) - Products and services drawn from a global database of 70 million companies. Business information gathered
in 214 countries around the world, in 95 languages or dialects, covering 181 currencies.
e-Secretary of State Information -
Links to state-specific information about corporations, state corporation filing fees, and contact information for each of the 50 State
Offices responsible for corporate filings.
Economic Indicators - Available from April 1995 forward, this monthly
compilation is prepared for the Joint Economic Committee by the Council of Economic Advisors and provides economic
information on prices, wages, production, business activity, purchasing power, credit, money and Federal finance.
Economic Information Systems (EIS) - Provides free analysis of economic conditions and trends for
the nation, all 50 states, and 60 metro areas, with data and charts that may be downloaded for use in your reports.
Economic Policy Institute (EPI) - The mission of the Economic Policy Institute is to provide
high-quality research and education in order to promote a prosperous, fair, and sustainable economy. The Institute stresses real
world analysis and a concern for the living standards of working people, and it makes its findings accessible to the general public, the
media, and policy makers.
EDGAR Database - The Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system performs
automated collection, validation, indexing, acceptance, and forwarding of submissions by companies and others who are required by law to
file forms with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Also see EDGAR Search to search the full text of EDGAR filings
from the last two years.
EDGAR Online People - Searches SEC Filings by a person's name or displays all people
associated with a specific company name.
EIU - From the Economist intelligence unit - subscription or pay as you go options
available, "analysis and forecasts on more than 200 countries and eight key industries.
EMIR - Provides CEOs of multinational companies and family conglomerates with the market intelligence, governmental insights, network and HQ support needed to succeed in the Middle East and Africa.
Employer ID Numbers (EINs) - An Employer Identification
Number (EIN) is also known as a Federal Tax Identification Number, and is used to identify a business entity. Generally, businesses
need an EIN. You may apply for an EIN in various ways, and now you may apply online . You must check with your state to
make sure you need a state number or charter.
Ethisphere - The research-based Ethisphere Institute is a leading international think-tank
dedicated to the creation, advancement and sharing of best practices in business ethics, corporate social responsibility, anti-corruption
and sustainability. The Institute's associated membership group, the Ethisphere Council, is a forum for business ethics that
includes over 200 leading corporations, universities and institutions. The Ethisphere Council is dedicated to the development and
advancement of individuals on its membership council through increased efficiency, innovation, tools, mentoring, advice, and unique career
opportunities. Ethisphere Magazine, which publishes the globally recognized World's Most Ethical Companies Ranking, is
the quarterly publication of the Institute.
Europages - European business directory. Has 1,500,000 European and international suppliers,
manufacturers and distributors listed in its directory.
ExecutiveJet/NetJets - Industry-leading program of fractional aircraft ownership, offers companies
and individuals all the benefits of private flying at a fraction of the cost. Offers clients the finest light, midsize and large cabin
aircraft in the world, including: Boeing, Cessna, Falcon, Gulfstream and Raytheon.
ExecutivePlanet - Business etiquette, customs, and culture in top U.S. trading partner
facta - A leading,
full-service market research, business intelligence and consulting firms with a particular emphasis on the healthcare industry in emerging
Factiva from Dow Jones - Provides access to a collection of more than 14,000 business
sources that include: The Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, Dow Jones and Reuters newswires and
the Associated Press, as well as Reuters Fundamentals, and D&B company profiles.
Financial Disclosure Law Library - A collection of laws and
regulations on financial and business interest disclosure for public officials (referred here as "financial disclosure" but also known as
"income and asset disclosure"). It offers access to over 1,000 laws and regulations across 176 jurisdictions worldwide. The Library also provides information on closely-related topics such as restrictions on public officials' activities.
Financial Scandals - Links to information on frauds, scams and scandals
in banking, finance, and related areas.
FindLaw: Corporate Counsel Center - Articles, news, business contracts, court dockets and
research tools for aerospace, defense, automobile, construction, consumer products, drugs, biotech, energy, financial services, banking,
food, agriculture, health care, insurance, manufacturing, media, entertainment, natural resources, real estate, retail, services,
technology, telecommunications, transportation, travel, leisure, hospitality, utilities, wholesale, arbitration, mediation, alternative
dispute resolution, bankruptcy, class action corporate governance, environmental govenrment relations, intellectual property, labor and
employment, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, securities, tax, tax-exempt organizations, white collar crime corporate
counsel, corporate lawyers, in-house counsel, in-house lawyers and business lawyers, lawyers and attorneys.
Fitch Ratings - A leading global rating agency committed to providing the world's credit markets
with accurate, timely and prospective credit opinions.
Forbes - Business information services and lifestyle editorial content designed to serve the needs of
business leaders, professionals, investors and affluent consumers. Daily original reporting on the business of technology; real-time
business information news updates; complete online editions of Forbes magazine, Forbes Global, Forbes ASAP and Forbes
FYI; a powerful search engine with the option to access all current and archived Forbes content or to conduct a full Web
search; stock and mutual fund stock quotes, and comprehensive company profiles; Best of The Web guide; interactive tools,
calculators and databases, including the annual Forbes Lists.
Global Options, Inc. - A multidisciplinary international risk management and business solutions
company headquartered in Washington, D.C. Comprised of attorneys, crisis communications specialists, investigators, former senior
policymakers and even commandos who can be mobilized in moments to protect you, your employees, corporate reputation, bottom line, and
share holder value.
Global Resource Directory - A directory of resources allows you to find information
ranging from culture and economic information to trade tutorials, trade law or even statistical data sources.
Global Window China - A complete portfolio of authoritative guidance
and practical information on how to conduct business in the world's biggest market. This site is developed by the Anderson School at
UCLA in association with China's Peking University and the UCLA Center for East Asian Studies.
GlobeScan - Supplier of custom public opinion and stakeholder research services focused on
corporate reputation and issues management.
Good Jobs First (GJF) - GJF works with a broad spectrum of organizations as they seek
to ensure that subsidized businesses are held accountable for family-wage jobs and other effective results. GJF frequently
testifies before state legislatures, conducts workshops and training, and appears in the press. Unions, community organizations, religious
groups, living wage campaigns, public officials, environmentalists, tax and budget advocates, and economic development practitioners
consult with GJF when companies seek development subsidies, restructure, close plants, or become involved in other issues of
Harvard Business School: Baker Library - Baker Library collects books, pamphlets,
journals, newspapers, and magazines on all aspects of management plus such specialties as accounting and control, agribusiness, banking,
business and economic history, finance, information technology, international business, marketing, and management education.
HR Hub - Information about the human resources and training industries. Daily news updates and business
reports cover industry trends in the areas of employee relations, health and safety, information technology, federal legislation and
regulatory agency actions, and much more.
HUBCO - Services, including incorporating your business, LLC or non-profit, notary
supplies, corporate kits and registered agent.
I Paid a Bribe - An initiative of the Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy,a non-profit organisation based in Bangalore, India,
"to tackle corruption by harnessing the collective energy of citizens. You can report on the nature, number, pattern, types, location,
frequency and values of actual corrupt acts on this website. Your reports will provide a snapshot of bribes occurring across your city."
IBISWorld - World's largest independent publisher of U.S. industry research. IBISWorld industry reports are used for understanding market size, competitors, drafting business plans, pitch books, benchmarking, forecasting,
business valuations, litigation support, due diligence and more.
ICON Group International - The world's single largest publisher of global market research and
business intelligence. High-end reports and exportable spreadsheets cover 2,000 product categories across 200 countries, 2,000 cities and
over 16,000 companies.
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
IPD Group - Provides Internet data mining and search services to organizations and professional
users who need current news about specific topics.
Inc - Information, products, services, and online tools for business and management tasks.
Inc. 500 & Inc. 5000 - The annual list of the fastest growing private
companies along with database of winners searchable by year, company name, keyword, state, and sector.
IncorporateTime - Prepares and files all the necessary documents to form your corporation.
Intelligence Indexes - Designed to help you gather competitive
intelligence information. Contains links to over 600 intelligence-related Internet sites, covering everything from macro-economic data to
individual patent and stock quote information.
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) - Business leaders and experts drawn from the ICC membership establish a business stance on issues of trade and investment policy and on vital technical and sectoral subjects. These include
financial services, information technologies, telecommunications, marketing ethics, the environment, transportation, competition law and
intellectual property, among others. ICC also provides essential services, foremost among them the ICC International Court of Arbitration, the world's leading arbitral institution.
International Journal of Business and Social Science - Publishes research papers in the fields of
management, marketing, finance, economics, banking, accounting, human resources management, international business, hotel and tourism,
entrepreneurship development, business ethics, international relations, law, development studies, population studies, political science,
history, journalism and mass communication, corporate governance, cross-cultural studies, public administration, psychology, philosophy,
sociology, women studies, religious studies, social welfare, anthropology, linguistics, education and so on.
International Market Assessment Asia (IMAA) - Helps clients clients monitor and assess political,
economic and commercial developments across Asia. Provides country assessment briefings, workshops on key regional functions (human
resources management, finance, and IT and e-commerce implementation in Asia), forecasting conferences, regional strategy
roundtables, regular market analysis, research assistance and in-house reviews and presentations.
IQData Systems - Full document retrieval services are available for every jurisdiction in the U.S.,
including Secretary of States, County, Criminal, Civil, UCC, Tax Lien, Judgment, U.S. District and Bankruptcy courts and more.
Kroll - Provides ntelligence and scalable technology solutions that help companies, investors and
governments address business and legal risks, drive compliance and capitalize on opportunities.
KYC News - Offshore business information on companies and individuals operating in countries
where independent and accurate information is often difficult to obtain. Countries covered include Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Bahamas,
British Virgin Islands, Turks and Caicos Islands, Antigua, Nevis and Panama.
Leadership Directories - Publishes 14 personnel directories called Yellow
Books. Taken as a whole, The Leadership Library provides detailed contact information for 400,000 leaders of 40,000 U.S.
government, business, professional, and nonprofit institutions.
LexisNexis - Business and legal information source.
LexisNexis: Risk - Offering risk management, fraud prevention, background checks, employment
screening, public records, and identity authentication and verification solutions.
MacRAE'S BLUE BOOK - Buyers
guide/Yellow Pages to the products of over 120,000 industrial companies.
MagPortal - Search engine and directory for locating online magazine articles from over 200
Manta - Gives Web users access to data and analysis from the most trusted business publishers in the world,
including D&B, Newstex, Snapdata, Datamonitor, and ICON. Millions of customers around the world use Manta to
research competitors, prospects, suppliers, markets and more.
Maplethorpe - Maplecroft's Global Risks Portfolio and services combine research with
technological innovation to offer risk screens, monitoring tools and insights into political, economic, social and environmental risks and
responsibilities facing global business today.
Maporama - Global mapping, itinerary and directory capabilities in multiple languages.
MarketWatch - Stock market quotes, business news, financial news.
Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) - A a global professional-services firm. MMC is parent
company of Marsh Inc., a risk and insurance services firm; Putnam Investments, one of the largest investment-management
companies in the United States; Mercer Inc., a major global provider of consulting services; and MMC Capital, a global
Mercer - Global leader for HR and related financial advice, products and services.
Mergerstat M&A - Includes more than 50,000 International transactions. Mergerstat covers U.S. transactions and crossborder transactions involving a U.S. parent company where the equity value is greater
than $1 million and represents at least a 10 percent interest.
moneylaundering - Authoritative source on money laundering. Covers
legislative, regulatory and enforcement developments in the United States and the world and provides practical compliance guidance and
analysis of laws and regulations.
Moody's - Provider of independent credit ratings, research and financial information to the capital
Morningstar Document Research - Streamlines public company research by providing
navigation tools for its global filings database. Users can choose to search by keyword with the help of multiple filters or use advanced
multi-criteria queries to pinpoint content within a document. The pre-formulated searches in Knowledge Base jumpstart the search
process for hot topics and industry-specific issues. Users can also save searches and automatically receive real-time filings alerts.
Researchers can use this online resource to quickly search for information used in addressing SEC regulatory and GAAP reporting requirements, drafting legal agreements, due diligence, compensation benchmarking and competitive intelligence.
National Retail Federation (NRF) - World's largest retail trade association with membership in all retail
formats and channels of distribution including department, specialty, discount, catalog, Internet, independent stores as well as the
industry's key trading partners in retail goods and services.
New York City Economic Development Corporation - EDC assists NYC businesses and
businesses that move to NYC through its business recruitment, financing initiatives, real estate development, property management and
transportation and waterfront commerce divisions.
Nelson's Public Company Profiles - Brief descriptions of 22,000 publicly
tradedcorporations worldwide and include contact information, key executives and business descriptions.
Recorded Future - Recorded Future's linguistics and statistics algorithms extract
time-related information and through temporal reasoning helps users understand relationships between entities and events over time, to form
the world's first temporal analytics engine. Also see related Recorded Future, Predictive Signals, and Analysis Intelligence blogs.
Red Flags Rule (FTC) - The Red Flags Rule requires
many businesses and organizations to implement a written Identity Theft Prevention Program designed to detect the warning signs -
or red flags - of identity theft in their day-to-day operations. By identifying red flags in advance, you'll be better equipped
to spot suspicious patterns when they arise and take steps to prevent a red flag from escalating into a costly episode of identity theft.
Take advantage of other resources on this site to educate your employees and colleagues about complying with the Red Flags Rule.
Reed Business Information - A member of the Reed
Elsevier plc group. Publishes many of the leading names in business publishing, including Computer Weekly, totaljobs.com,
Estates Gazette, New Scientist, Flight International, Kelly's, Kompass, The Bankers' Almanac and Mardev.
Relationship Science - Information about influential people - who they are and who they know, what
you have in common with them, and how you can gain access to them and their organizations.
Russia Corporate Governance Manual - All investors, operating in
Russia, face political risks, inefficiency of corporate governance and weak judicial system. Recently investors witnessed numerous
violations of minority investors rights by Russian issuers. Among such violations there are: misrepresentation of information, dilution,
dividend delays, degradation of assets and diversion of cash flows.
Salary - Online compensation
information for individuals, business managers and human resource professionals. Salary.com provides accurate, authoritative
compensation data and content online, at no charge.
SCoRE - A UK national catalogue of company reports.
Scorecard - Profiles the environmental record of companies
whose chemical release and waste management practices are tracked by major U.S. regulatory programs.
Silberzahn & Jones - Blog is maintained by Philippe Silberzahn and Milo Jones. Research
interests lie at the intersection of strategy, innovation, and entrepreneurship, intelligence analysis, and geopolitics.
Small Business Administration (SBA) - Programs include financial and federal contract procurement
assistance, management assistance, and specialized outreach to women, minorities and armed forces veterans. SBA also provides
loans to victims of natural disasters and specialized advice and assistance in international trade.
Smart Pros - Comprehensive online resource for professionals in accounting, financial
services, human resources, insurance and law committed to delivering news, research materials, professional education and more to save you
time and money, help you better serve your clients and enhance your career.
Solusource - Find industrial product and company information from around the world in one place.
Special Issues - A database of editorial calendars, special issues and content "mined" from
trade and industrial magazine websites.
Standard & Poor's - A leading global provider of investment data, valuation, analysis
Standard & Poor's Corporate Register - The SPCORP file, derived
from the Standard & Poor's Register of Corporations, is the most comprehensive directory available of America's top
corporations and their key personnel.
Statement of Information: Corporations (California) - California Secretary of State's online filing for corporation Statements of Information. Authorized representatives may use this
service to file an initial, annual or biennial statement for most corporations.
Steele Foundation - Security and risk managment company specializing in the areas of
physical threat assessments, social contingency planning, crisis management, architectural and personal safety and security, information
and intelligence management, and corporate program development.
Transnationale - Citizen's portal on corporations worldwide. Searches and publishes
information about large companies: their structures, brands, influence on politics, world locations, working conditions and the respect of
the environment, global social and financial strategy.
Transparency International (TI) - TI, through its International Secretariat and more
than 90 independent national chapters around the world, works at both the national and international level to curb both the supply and
demand of corruption. This work This includes the monitoring of conventions concluded within the framework of the OECD, the Council of Europe, the European Union and the Organisation of American States. Special emphasis is placed on
monitoring the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public
Officials. TI's Transparency International is one of the most
comprehensive databases on corruption and governance.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world's largest business
federation, representing nearly three million companies, 3,000 state and local chambers, 775 business associations, and 85 American
Chambers of Commerce abroad.
ViewsWire - Business intelligence on 203 Countries from the Economist Intelligence Unit.
Virtual Museum & Archive of SEC and Securities History - Preserves and shares SEC and securities history from the 1920s to the present. It includes a wide range of primary materials, including
galleries, a timeline, papers, photos, oral histories and original programs broadcast from this site, which contribute to the understanding
of how the SEC has shaped U.S. and international capital markets since its inception.
Wackenhut - Provides security and related
services to a growing list of commercial, industrial and government organizations.
Wall Street Executive Library - Directory of over 1,450 sources that includes:
national/international news; company and industry, government, marketing and advertising, statistics and economic research.
Who Owns What - Columbia Journalism Review guide to what major media
Workforce3 One - An e-learning, knowledge sharing webspace that offers workforce
professionals, employers, economic development, and education professionals a dynamic network featuring innovative workforce solutions.
Online learning events, resource information, and tools help organizations learn how to develop strategies that enable individuals and
businesses to be successful in the 21st century economy.
World Services Group (WSG) - A global membership association not unlike the Associated
Press. Its members are large local, national and international providers of professional business services. WSG's primary
purposes are to allow members immediate access to other members to assist their clients and to create new business opportunities by making
each of the members easily accessible to purchasers of services.
Worldwide Business Practices - Country-specific reports on international business
practices, cross-cultural communication, negotiating, international etiquette, and more.
KWSnet is an Internet subject directory providing special attention to U.S. national and international news, the arts, computing, culture, environment, law, literature, media,
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