Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System website provides general information, press releases, testimony and speeches, monetary policy, research and data, community affairs, and other information related to the central bank of the United States.
Summary from each Federal Reserve Bank District. Gathered are anecdotal information on current economic conditions in each district through reports from bank and branch directors and interviews with key business people and economists, as well as market reports and other sources.
The Federal Reserve Archival System for Economic Research is a web site with the "mission to provide economic information and data to researchers." It provides issues of Economic Indicators back back to 1948, bank statistics from 1896 to 1955, and an alphabetical list of 43 other collections.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations. At its heart are the WTO agreements, negotiated and signed by the bulk of the worlds trading nations and ratified in their parliaments. The goal is to help producers of goods and services, exporters, and importers conduct their business.
Every five years, the U.S. Census Bureau collects extensive statistics about businesses that are essential to understanding the American economy. This official count, better known as the Economic Census, serves as the foundation for the measurement of U.S. businesses and their economic impact. As part of the Census Bureau’s mission to provide timely information on the health of the U.S. economy, this “business” census serves as the most extensive collection of data related to business activity.
All companies, foreign and domestic, are required to file registration statements, periodic reports, and other forms electronically through EDGAR. Anyone can access and download this information for free. Here you'll find links to a complete list of filings available through EDGAR.
Home of Michigan State University's Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER). Comprehensive starting point for global research. Meta-site with access to international business and trade information, economic trends and an index to information resources.
Virtual library of web resources for advertising, selling, promotion, research, and electronic commerce in concise information areas for easy browsing. Information areas are concise and provide value-added information and carefully selected links.
This site provides many finance links to correlate with the major topic headings in Fundamentals of Financial Management by James Van Horne and John Wachowicz. Included with the site are multiple choice, true and false and interactive quizzes.
The Doing Business project provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms in 189 economies and selected cities at the subnational level. 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.
From the Edward Lowe Foundation, "YourEconomy.org (YE) is a business census containing more than 24 million active establishments providing detailed information about the performance of businesses from a local to a national perspective."
Published by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, this online equivalent contains economic, social, and political country profiles of countries. Included are maps and cultural information for international business.