Internet Resources




Business and Economic Sources

America's Dynamic Workforce

Annual Report Gallery
Click on the company for its annual report.

Better Business Bureau
Check out a business or charity. File a complaint.

Bureau of Economic Analysis
U.S. Government's official website for small businesses

Buy USA Market

Central Contractor Registration
A procurement marketing and access network for small firms seeking federal, state, and private contracts.

For financial news.

Commercial News USA

Compensation and Working Conditions Online
Current and archival issues

Consumer Price Index

Country Commercial Guides

Current Industrial Reports

Economic Census
Complete set of data from 2002, and current downloads of partial data from 2007 Economic Census.

Economic Indicators

Economic Policy Institute

Economic Report of the President

Edgar Database of Corporate Information
Contains search capability.

FDIC State Profile
For an economic profile of any state.

Comprehensive Index to Federal Reserve economic research

Replaces the old Commerce Business Daily.

Federal Acquisition Jumpstation
For information on contracting with the government.

Federal Beige Book
For current economic conditions, scroll down to link to earlier years.

Federal Reserve Board
Click on Research and Data and then on Statistics to find the foreign exchange rates, interest rate and other financial data.

Financial Report of the United States

Information and data on U.S. economy from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Historical Retail Trade Data

Hoover's Online
The full profiles for this require a paid subscription, but there is useful information on the site for free.

How to Learn About an Industry or a Specific Company

Income Statistics

Full text and information about this agreement.

Compares NAICS, The North American Industry Classification System, to the older SIC code.

National Bureau of Economic Research
For economic statistics

National Compensation Survey

National Income and Product Account
Estimate of the Gross Domestic Product in a variety of ways.

Poverty Statistics

Salary Calculator
Compare Salaries for two cities and obtain homebuyer information for a city.

SIC Codes
For Standard Industrial Classification Codes - searchable.

U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) Trade Database

What Is a Dollar Worth?
Compare the price of goods bought in one year to the price of goods purchased in a different year.

White House Economic Statistics Briefing Room
For the most current economic press releases.