Small Business Links
NAICS and SIC Codes
The library is a welcoming place for business
people to work.
NASDAQ Stock Market Homepage:
Public Company/ticker symbol directory (all exchanges)
Company news from past 90 days (all exchanges)
Stock Reports (NASDAQ-listed companies only)
Analyst Information, including buy/sell recommendations (NASDAQ-listed
Yahoo's Business site
offers quick information on stocks and more.
from the Yahoo business site
Market Guide provides company
Zacks provides earnings estimates and
Street Journal "Streaming Live" - Streaming coverage of the "most important
markets information from Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones."
ANNUAL REPORTS can be found at the following sites:
filings and annual reports
AT&T (only);also includes
historical stock prices.
Historical Stock Quotes:
Big Charts provides
ten years of quotes.
Morningstar displays current
information, but is not archived.
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Small Business Links
Comprehensive Small Business Sources:
Allbusiness - Sponsored by Dun &
Bradstreet, this site offeres articles, videos, podcast, blogs, and more: timely
information for the small business owner.
- Sponsored by the magazine, this site offers how-to guides, free sample
business plans, and more
Microcredit-NH - is a
non-profit program of the NH Community Loan Fund. Its mission is to
"increase the income and economic stability of the self-employed by providing
access to business development education, financial resources, technical
assistance and expanded market opportunities."
a Business in New Hampshire ~ or try this new link from
StayWorkPlay in New Hampshire
Business in New Hampshire
The Small Business Administration
CCH Business Owner's Toolkit
Small Business Development Centers
Sample Business Plans
New Hampshire Benefits -
This statewide, all-industry 2004 survey gathered data about employee benefits
offered by businesses in New Hampshire. The goal was to give NH employers a tool to
use when comparing benefit packages to those of other employers in the same size class
Go it alone!: The Secret to Building
a Successful Business on Your Own/ by Bruce Judson, who teaches at the
Yale School of Management, has made available this book online - for free.
Small Business Development Centers
America's Business Funding Directory
Small Business Grants
Inventor's Handbook a great resource from MIT
Stop Fakes - "..Part of a nationwide
effort dedicated to protecting the intellectual property interest of small
businesses from theft that can occur both at home and abroad."
U.S. Census Bureau
InfoUSA.com (to research the competition)
Chamber of Commerce International
Trade Show Network
franchising opportunities sorted alphabetically or by industry, location,
high-investment, low-cost, home-based, women-based, "green", etc.
The Franchise Registry
International Franchise Association
BISON: The Franchise Network
North American Industry Classification
System and Standard Industrial Classification System
along with the correspondence between
the two systems. "Establishments using similar raw material inputs, similar capital equipment, and similar labor
are classified in the same industry. In other words, establishments that do similar things in similar ways are classified together."
International Trade/Business Information
Where do I begin?
The U.S. Commerce Department, Trade
Information Center (TIC) offers referals and information on export assistance, and more.
U.S. Small Business Administration, Office of
International Trade sponsors training conferences, assists with financing, provides links
to trade leads and partners.
International Trade Data Network offers detailed market intelligence.
Hub is located at Bryant College with satellite sites in New England states; value-added
information available at "lead sites."
National Trade Data Bank - STAT-USA offers market research
reports and country analysis; some is value-added.
Where do I find information about the economics, politics, geography, government,
business policies, and risk factors of a country?
Department of State, Background
CIA World Factbook.
World Bank Group Competitiveness
Indicators - After choosing a country, go to Country Brief and Country Data.
PRS (Political Risk Group) - Top Countries in
the World. Best and worst ranked countries in the world; some reports are value-added, some
International Corruption Perception Index
Where can I find laws and practices for transacting business within a country?
Ernst & Young International,Doing Business in...
(free, but must register first).
United States Embassies Worldwide
(If Embassy has a web page).
Where do I find International trade and copyright laws?
Hieros Gamos - International government
web sites, legal associations, law firms, and more.
LexMercatoria - Full text of international treaties,
rules, etc.; links to sites in law, economy, and more.
What about the details - culture, holidays, etiquette, terrorism, hotels,
translators, visas, etc.?
International Business Etiquette and Manners
Business Netiquette International
Exchange Rates from CNN
International Addresses and Salutations -
based on Mirriam Websters Guide to International Communications.
The Worldwide Holiday & Festival Site
U.S. State Department - Travel
Warnings and Consular Information Sheets.
International Business Kiosk -
Visa requirements; exchange rates. Some links do not work, but it is still
What is currently happening in international business in country "X"?
International Herald Tribune
Trade Compass Daily Briefs - News on
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Last update 06/03/13