Subject Guides

Companies & Industries

Economic Data (U.S.)

Annual Survey of Manufacturers  ASM provides sample estimates of statistics for all manufacturing establishments with one or more paid employee.

Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) Provides industry data as well as other economic indicators.   For help, view the tutorial.

County Business Patterns Some basic industry information on the county level is available here.

Economic Census The Economic Census is the U.S. Government's official five-year measure of American business and the economy. 

PolicyMap  Online GIS mapping tool that allows users to integrate over 15,000 data indicators from a variety of sources without having to download software. Covers economic and income information for national, state, and local areas.

Statistics of U.S. Businesses  include number of firms, number of establishments, employment, and annual payroll for most U.S. business establishments. The data are tabulated by geographic area, industry, and enterprise employment size.



Business News

CNN Business and economic news and company information.

Forbes Lists America's Most Trustworthy Companies, Best Small Businesses, etc.

Inc. 5000 Has the Inc. 5000 list and current articles on business.

Yahoo Finance Business and economic news and company information.

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