Selected Websites

<Unclesam> - Google Search
A version of Google that searches federal, state, local, and international government agency websites for information.
Online library of company annual reports.

Bloomberg - Business & Financial News, Breaking News Headlines
Bloomberg's up-to-date financial and market news.

Business Reference on the Net

Case Studies, Articles & Books - Harvard Business Review

Company and Investment Information
If you see and icon of a key, you will not have access to that particular resource.

Data - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
From the (Chicago) Federal Reserve - Home
The U.S. Government Export Portal

Federal Reserve Economic Data - FRED - St. Louis Fed
Premier source of economic and financial statistics. includes banking statistics. Over 2,900 data sets. Downloadable text and excel files. Link for educators (

Gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal Agencies

Filings & Forms

FIP Public Search Screen
A comprehensive index to Federal Reserve economic research.

FORTUNE Global 500 2006: Full list
An analysis of the Fortune 500 companies by industries, countries, new arrivals, and more. - Find the Right Loan for You
Provides information on government loans

GuideStar nonprofit reports and Forms 990 for donors, grantmaker
"Our vision is to create an interactive 'marketplace of information' that connects nonprofit organizations, donors, foundations, and businesses. This connection will serve as the backbone of a more effective, efficient and well-informed nonprofit sector"


Illinois District Office |

International Business

International Trade Administration

International Trade:
# The website of the Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Features information on Economics in relation to Housing and Urban Development.

Marketing and Advertising

Markets Data Center Home - Market Data, Indexes, Stock Quotes &

National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) Home Page, a par

NCPW - National Consumer Protection Week
A 'one-stop' link to a broad range of federal information resources available online.

PCQuote | Empowering the Individual Investor

Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 created the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), whose mission is to protect investors and the public by overseeing the audits of public companies. Its site is an authoritative source posting unique and essential information needed by accounting professionals and students. The creation of the PCAOB established external, independent oversight of the auditing industry, which prior to this time had been self-regulated.

# provide key information about the censuses, surveys, and other programs that are the sources of data products.

Research & Statistics -
Provides links to various Department of Education statistical websites including the National Center for Education Statistics.

Risk Management for the New Finance. Financial Risk Management a
Contemporary business and management issues related to information processes, systems and technology

Self-Employment Resources and Services:
The U.S. Government Export Portal

STAT-USA/Internet has ceased operations
A single point of access to authoritative business, trade, and economic information from across the Federal Government.

TechCrunch reports on the latest news across the digital technology industry. The staff of roughly 40 writers and editors comprises some of the most respected technology journalists in the US. While the home page provides a continual update of the latest news on digital technology, dedicated subsites cover specific industries including startups, mobile phones, general gadgets, social media, TV, funding, and "greentech."

The National Bureau of Economic Research

U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) - Home Page
from the US Department of Commerce: International, national, regional and industry-level resources. Sign-up for email version of Survey of Current Business (1994-present)

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
U.S. Dept. of Labor Statistics

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (Home Page)
A single point of access to authoritative business, trade, and economic information from across the Federal Government.

U.S. Small Business Administration-Your Small Business Resource
Provides aid, counsel, assistance and protection for the interests of small businesses and by helping families and businesses recover from national disasters.

Watson Library Research Guides
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Yahoo! Finance - Business Finance, Stock Market, Quotes, News
Always have your stock portfolios at your fingertips.

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