This guide contains links to informational resources that would be helpful for business students.
Last Updated: May 15, 2013
- U.S. Census
This is the main site for the Census Bureau. Demographic information that would be useful in marketing can be found here all the way to the the local area of a particular zip code.
- Census Scope
This site takes the Census information and puts it into easily digestible statistical use in maps and charts.
- My Best Segments
An interesting site that allows one to enter in a zip code to obtain market segmentation information. These segments are specifically designed for business use.
- U.S. Census County Business Patterns
This is a fascinating Census resource that allows one to see the business activity within a given locale. The only downside is that this data is from 2008.
- City Data
This site combines data from a variety of sources to provide information about specific locales on the city or even zip code level.
- The New York Stock Exchange Glossary of Financial Terms
The NYSE Glossary of Financial Terms offers clear and concise definitions for common financial terms.
BNET offers current perspectives on business and human resources issues, business news and stock market information.
- Industry Information Resources
Industry Information Resources is a guide to industry information, research, and analysis for over 400 industries. Individual pages for each industry list resources and data available from trade associations, publications, and research firms which address subjects such as industry overview, issues, trends, and outlook, financial information and financial ratios, compensation and salary surveys, and business valuation resources.
This resource provides access to the world's largest collection of online Economics working papers and journal articles.
This is a collection of business and economic resources from company information to recent mutual fund quotes.
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