Reports -- free perusal, some in .pdf format. Search by
company name, ticker symbol , exchange, industry or sector. Downloadable and printable annual reports from
Fortune 500 companies (though some only in Adobe Acrobat format)
Company Center -- includes news, profiles, list of executives,
and financial information on 10,000 U.S. companies.
financial news from CNN--stock markets reports for US and elsewhere,
currency, commodities, other financials, updated several times an
Journalism Review's Who Owns What -- guide to what major media
companies own, as well as full-text articles from the Columbia
-- U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. contains detailed company
500 -- might take a tad
long to load.
the Fortune 500, Fortune Global 500, Best Companies
for Minorities, 100 Fastest Growing Companies, and Fortune
database of over 16 million businesses, mapped, with directions to get
from one to the next. Of great use for sales, delivery, and customer
Corporation Search -- retrieve information on Iowa
corporations, such as officers, date incorporated, etc.
(North American Industry Classification System)--The NAICS
replaces the old SIC; it includes 358 new
industries. The next site below offers a correspondence between the two systems.
NAICS and SIC
Correspondence Tables -- compare where the two are different.
Cities Business Journal -- information on local
(Standard Industrial Classification Scheme)-- here is how to find out what the SIC
number is for a company's product or service, although keep in mind the new NAICS has replaced it!
U.S. Public Companies -- gather the latest news, stock quotes,
charts and press releases on one page along with links to analyst
ratings, SEC filings, key players and competitors.
Reports--"the Jobseeker's Secret Weapon." Profiles
of major employers based on interviews with people who've worked
there, tell about the kind of organization it is, the benefits and
drawbacks of working there.
e-mail address files, web sites. Besides looking for individuals, look
for companies, EDGAR listings, toll-free number files, and yellow