Research > Online Resources > Business & Investments

 

  • Best of the Best – Provides links to the best business websites, organized by subjects such as: accounting, taxation, e-commerce, investments, American corporations, insurance, and real estate.
  • BigCharts.com – This site provides charting tools, current and historical quotes, industry and market data and more.
  • Bloomberg.com – Bloomberg.com is among the top five most-trafficked financial sites on the Web. It is regarded as a premier site for news and financial information.
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics – Includes an overview of wages by area and occupation, unemployment statistics, and the Occupational Outlook Handbook.
  • CPI – Consumer price index program produces monthly data on changes in the prices paid by urban consumers for a representative basket of goods and services.
  • Currency Converter – Calculate live currency and foreign exchange rates with this free currency converter.
  • Department of Commerce – Has descriptions of all the various departments important for business owners, as well as portals to other pertinent sites that may be of interest to the business owner.
  • Economy at a Glance – Bureau of Labor Statistics coverage of Joliet-Naperville.
  • Edgar SEC Filings – This search allows you to enter complex queries to retrieve all but the most recent day's EDGAR filings (from 1994 through 2006).
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library – Access to more than 380 electronic reference titles — eBooks — in health, medicine, science, art, history, business, biography and more. This database is available remotely with your Warrenville Library card number and 4 digit PIN.
  • Hoovers – Hoover's, Inc., delivers comprehensive company, industry, and market intelligence that drives business growth.
  • Illinois Department of Business Services Database – Search for information regarding corporations, not-for-profits, limited partnerships, limited liability companies and partnerships, as well as, other business-related information.
  • IRS – Main site for the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. Downloadable forms, publications, and tax-related information are packed into this site.
  • Measuring Worth – Inflation rates, saving calculator, relative value, purchasing power, stock growth rate, GDP graphs, and the calculators on this web site enable users to make their own comparisons.
  • Morningstar Investment Research Center – This product provides information on stocks and mutual funds for in-depth research and portfolio construction. It also includes access to Morningstar newsletters and educational tools. This database is available remotely with your Warrenville Library card number and 4 digit PIN.
  • Nasdaq Stock Exchange – Detailed market and security information for the Nasdaq "Over The Counter" stock exchange. Also includes portfolio tracking.
  • National Compensation Survey – Comprehensive measures of occupational wages; employment cost trends, and benefit incidence and detailed plan provisions.
  • Record Information Services – Scroll through public records on new homeowners, new businesses, bankruptcies, foreclosures and sales for DuPage, DeKalb, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, Cook and Will counties. This database is available remotely with your Warrenville Library card number and 4 digit PIN.
  • ReferenceUSA Business – Directory information on USA businesses, from 1 to more than 10,000 employees. Includes executive names, company addresses, phone numbers, ticker symbols, websites, headquarters and more. This database is available remotely with your Warrenville Library card number and 4 digit PIN.
  • ReferenceUSA Healthcare – National directory of over 850,000 physicians, surgeons and dentists. Includes state of license, medical school attended, patients per week, contact info and more.
  • ReferenceUSA New Business – Directory information on new USA businesses - 50,000 added weekly. Includes employee size, sales volume, zip code, SIC listing and more. This database is available remotely with your Warrenville Library card number and 4 digit PIN.
  • ReferenceUSA Residential – Directory information on over 200 million residences. Search by phone number, name or address. This database is available remotely with your Warrenville Library card number and 4 digit PIN.
  • Small Business Reference Center – Includes resources for small businesses including NOLO resources, industry info, business basics and plans and start-up info. This database is available remotely with your Warrenville Library card number and 4 digit PIN.
  • Thomas Register of American Manufacturers – ThomasNet helps industrial sellers target their marketing investment to reach the most qualified industrial buyers online and convert them into customers.
  • U. S. Small Business Administration – Provides guidance for starting and managing a small business.
  • Value Line Research Center - Access to Value Line's leading publications covering stocks, mutual funds, options and convertible securities as well as special situation stocks. Includes customized screening, stock lookup, industry lookup, custom company reports, model portfolios, “real-time” supplementary analyst reports and more. This database is available remotely with your Warrenville Library card number and 4 digit PIN.
  • Yahoo! Finance – All-purpose site for the personal investor. Updates stock quotes automatically during active trading. Also offers personal finance resources.
  • Zillow – Zillow provides a free Home Valuation Tool for Real Estate enthusiasts.

 

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