“The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the ordinary sense but a unique partnership to reduce poverty and support development.”–From the website. Valuable economic data available for countries from around the world.
“Becoming a successful entrepreneur, however, is not an easy task. It requires skill, motivation, hard work, and good luck. It also requires information in large measure. The would-be business person stands on the brink of a new future with a thousand questions that need answers. The Entrepreneur’s Reference Guide to Small Business Information was originally compiled by business reference specialists at the Library of Congress to help beginners (and established business owners who keep meeting new problems) find sources that can guide them to the right questions and the best answers. “–From the website.
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“Welcome to E-Stats – the U.S. Census Bureau’s Internet site devoted exclusively to “Measuring the Electronic Economy.” This site features recent and upcoming releases, information on methodology, and background papers.”–from the website.
“The Global Competitiveness Report 2012-2013 assesses the competitiveness landscape of 144 economies, providing insight into the drivers of their productivity and prosperity. The Report series remains the most comprehensive assessment of national competitiveness worldwide.”–From the website.
“Who Owns the News Media is an interactive database of companies that own news properties in the United States. Use the site to compare the companies, explore each media sector or read profiles of individual companies”–From the database.
Much helpful information on exporting and importing and trade, including information on duties and tariffs, and links to helpful information, including to the Harmonized Trade Schedule.
“ The site’s mission is to empower individual investors to take control of their finances and investments through the Internet. … InvestorGuide.com believes that every investor, regardless of experience, can benefit from a guide designed to help them sort through all of the investing information on the Internet. Sections that benefit everyone equally are those covering online brokers, stock information, and a comprehensive list of publicly traded companies (including home pages, research, and discussion).–From the website.
“The Investinginbonds.com site was created by The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association to help educate investors. The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association(SIFMA) represents the industry which powers the global economy. Born of the merger between The Securities Industry Association and The Bond Market Association, SIFMA is the single powerful voice for strengthening markets and supporting investors—the world over.”–From the website.
Investopedia has some really good free financial investing tutorials both on basic topics as well as more advance financial topics. Investopedia is a commercial site; there are ads and referrals to web sites on the Investopedia website. The viewer of this site would have to use his or her own judgment regarding the ads and referrals. But the tutorials are non-commercial and helpful to anyone interested in educating himself or herself on many investment areas.
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