Find It: Business & Finance

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Databases

   
Business Collection Business Collection
Business Collection provides coverage of all business disciplines, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management, and strategy, as well as business theory and practice.
   
Global Issues in Context Global Issues in Context
Offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events.
   
Business Economics Business Economics & Theory Collection
With a strong emphasis on titles covered in the EconLit database, this collection provides academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics. Perfect for business classes, users will find hundreds of full-text journals to support their research.
   
Insurance Collection Insurance & Liability Collection
Protection of assets is a concern for all — from the individual property owner to the multinational corporation, all have a vested interest in ensuring the retention of their assets, be it physical or intellectual. This collection of journals takes a broad view of this multimillion dollar industry, covering such topics as labor relations, mortgage banking, legal issues, and more.
   
Small Business Collection Small Business Collection
Perfect for business schools and entrepreneurs, this compilation provides insights, tips, strategies, and success stories. Users will find hundreds of full-text subject-appropriate periodicals.

Library Resources

General Business

  • Banker & Tradesman (real estate in MA, current year)
  • Banker & Tradesman (Norfolk County, Annual)
  • Barrons (current year)
  • Banker & Tradesman, Norfolk County, 2015 Annual Transfer AKA the Warren 2015 COMPreport (781 page pdf, 4.01 MB)
  • Boston Business Journal Book of Lists (2009-2014)

Investing

Small Business Resource Center

Value Line Investment Research

Access funded by the Thomas Crane Public Library.
Covering 3,500 stocks across 100 industries representing 95% of the daily U.S. trading volume. Backed by 80 years of powerful thinking. Create custom reports, build a robust screener, and make profitable decisions with access to incomparable data, news, and analysis. PLEASE NOTE: Only 3 simultaneous users are allowed. When that limit has been reached you will be asked if you "Already Registered?" and a red warning will be above a green "Sign In" button. Please try back in a few minutes to see if any seats become available. If you continue to receive this message, please let us know.

 

Morningstar Investment Research Center

With a free Boston Public Library E-card you have access to this data-rich site for company, stock, mutual fund, ETF, and market information.

Recommended Web Resources

Personal Finance/Info

  • QCAP's Financial REACH Center
    Quincy Community Action Program's Financial REACH Center helps residents increase their income, build savings, and develop assets. To get help, contact Theresa Whittaker at (617) 657-5355 or whittaker@qcap.org or visit 1509 Hancock Street, 2nd Floor, Quincy, MA 02169.
  • Kiplinger
    Kiplinger (pronounced KIP-ling-er) is a Washington, D.C.-based publisher of business forecasts and personal finance advice, available in print and online.
  • Banking Sense
    This site has bank account, credit card, mortgage, personal finance, and small business information.
  • Bankrate
    This site helps users find and compare rates for personal loans, mortgage loans, auto loans, CD rates, savings/checking accounts, and credit cards.
  • MyMoney.gov
    This website is a product of the Congressionally chartered Federal Financial Literacy and Education Commission, which is made up of more than 20 Federal entities that are coordinating and collaborating to strengthen financial capability and increase access to financial services for all Americans.
  • Investopedia
    Investopedia is the largest financial education website in the world. The site offers timely, trusted and actionable financial information for every investor, from early investors to financial advisors to high net worth individuals.
  • Better Business Bureau: Eastern Massachusetts, Maine, Rhode Island and Vermont
    Information about companies and charities to encourage wise purchases and a fair marketplace.
  • Big Charts: Historical Quotes
    This Historical Quotes tool allows you to look up a security's exact closing price.
  • Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
    Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) provides a full listing of all federal programs available to state and local governments (including the District of Columbia); federally-recognized Indian tribal governments; territories (and possessions) of the United States; domestic public, quasi-public, and private profit and nonprofit organizations and institutions; specialized groups; and individuals.
  • Consumer Price Index
    The June 2017 version of the CPI Detailed Report, published in July 2017, was the final publication of this document. Customers are encouraged to obtain CPI data from the CPI databases or the Supplemental Files. Detailed Report files from October 2000 through June 2017 are available in a compressed file for each year.

Small Business

  • Starting a Business in Quincy
    A guide from the Quincy Chamber of Commerce.
  • BusinessUSA
    A centralized, one-stop platform to make it easier for businesses to access services to help them grow and hire.
  • Chamber of Commerce Directory (USA)
    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business organization representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions. Our members range from mom-and-pop shops and local chambers to leading industry associations and large corporations.
  • Small Business Administration
    Provides a small business planner with information on writing a business plan, financing, licenses and permits, managing a business, and even getting out of business.
  • Thomas Register
    Thomas Register's free online supplier/finder index of manufacturers. Access requires registration.
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
    Free searchable databases of patents and trademarks, as well as information on the patent process.
  • Central Registers
    State, county, and municipal contracts being put out to bid in Massachusetts.
  • Kompass
    Search for business suppliers that includes 3.5 million companies worldwide.
  • North American Industry Classification System
    A listing of the new NAICS codes, with correspondence tables for NAICS to SIC (Standard Industrial classification) and SIC to NAICS.

Miscellaneous


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