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Business Related Resources
Students and faculty of the School of Business may find reference information from the following internet resources:
     

ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE

Big Charts
CPA Net
IBM Guide to Financial Statements
Decision Plus Financial Tools
Morningstar
Tax, Accounting and Payroll Sites Directory
Web CPA
Zacks

BUSINESS PLAN

B plans: Business Plans Made Easy
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Business Plans index

BUSINESS BLOG

Best Blogs by Business Professors
Fast Company Best Business Blogs
Small Business Blogs (Top 25)

BUSINESS TRENDS

Deloitte University Press Business Trends
Entrepreneur
Forbes

Outlook on the Global Agenda

ECONOMICS
Bureau of Economic Analysis
Dismal Scientist
Dr. T's Econ Links
Fedstats.gov
BUSINESS START-UP / SMALL BUSINESS
All Business: Champions of Small Business
Business.com
Business Finance
Biz Stats
Biz Move: The Small Business Knowledge Base
Business Owner's Toolkit
Cool Business Ideas
Cool Hunter (Styles and Trends Impacting Business)
ECorner (Interviews and lectures by Noted Entrepreneurs)
Entrepreneur: Starting and Growing a Small Business
Get Entrepreneurial
Health Coverage
Idea Cafe
My Own Business: A Course on How to Start a Business
Riley Guide: Steps in Starting Your Own Business
Small Business Advisor
Small Business Trends

Small Business Administration

Springwise: Your Essential Fix of Entrepreneurial Ideas

INDUSTRY RESEARCH

Annual reports
BLS Industries at a Glance
Bloomberg News
CBS MarketWatch
Great American Group - Industry Insights
Industry Information Sources (Valuation)
Motley Fool
North American Industry Classification System
Thomas Net
Yahoo Company Index
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
A.M. Best Country Risk
BBC News Country Profiles
Coface
CIA World Facebook
Doing Business (business Regulations in Foreign Countries)
Executive Planet Wiki (Business Etiquette in Other Countries)
Export.gov (Doing Business in Other Countries)
Federation of International trade Associations
U.S. State Department Background Notes

MARKETING

Know This
Marketing and International Business Links
National Associations  
National Association of Women Business Links
SCORE: Counselors to America's Small Business
Small Business and Government  
Business.gov

DEMOGRAPHICS

Advertising Age
American Customer Satisfaction Index
BLS Labor Force Statistics

BLS Consumer Expenditure365

Catalyst Research and Knowledge
Current Population Survey
Pew Research Center
Social Explorer
State and County Quick Facts
Survey of Consumer Finances
Gap Minder (International Statistics)

LOS ANGELES AREA

Los Angeles County Public Library
The County Library internet resources include Business Resource Center, with over 2000 titles. County resources also include: Reference USA (business geographic database), company directories, company profiles, handbooks, Legal Information Resource Center, National and local newspaper and magazine databases, ebooks related to business, Zinio magazine downloads, Learn 4 Lifeonline tutorials, and audio books, Career Transitions database, and Learning Express database.
Pasadena Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library
Links to useful Business sites under Collections and Resources—Web Resources—Business and Company Information

NATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

National Association of Women Business Owners
SCORE: Counselors to America’s Small Business

BUSINESS DICTIONARIES

Accounting Terminology Guide
Businessdictionary.com
Investopedia Dictionary investopedia
Investor Words
Library of Congress Economic and Business Encyclopedia/Dictionaries
Q Finance Dictionary

STATE AND LOCAL BUSINESS RESOURCES

California Secretary of State: Starting a Business
GO ED Guide to Starting a Business

SMALL BUSINESS AND GOVERNMENT

Business.gov

BUSINESS DIRECTORIES

Bank Directory
Reference USA - Available with a library card from LA County Library
Thomas Register of American Manufacturers

STATISTICS

First Gov Data and Banking Statistics

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