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August 21, 2014

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Articles & Research : Business, Finance & Fundraising

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Business (general)

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ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry
Full-text business magazines and newsletters with a trade or industry focus.

Associations Unlimited
Directory information for U.S. and international associations.

Business & Industry
Company, industry, market and product information.

Business Insights: Global
Information about companies and industries including financial data, industry rankings, statistics, and magazine articles.

DemographicsNow
Statistical information for business research, new businesses, marketing, and sales. Locate businesses, analyze markets, target customers and more.

Economic Indicators
Key economic indicators from the Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau.

Foreign Currency Exchange Rates
Exchange rates from the Federal Reserve.

globalEDGE
International business information including country research, statistics, and economics from the Center for International Business Education and Research at Michigan State University.

OANDA Currency Converter
Multilingual currency converter and up-to-date exchange rates.

ReferenceUSA

Search for U.S. and Canadian businesses and U.S. residents. Over 25 million U.S. and Canadian businesses and over 267 million U.S. individuals. Download up to 250 records at a time.

Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage
Industry Surveys, Daily Price Record, Stock Reports, Mutual Fund Reports, Bond Reports, Corporation Records, Company Profiles, The Outlook, Register of Corporations and Security Dealers of North America. Please note that the Industry Surveys content is available from Library computers only.

The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics
An encyclopedia containing articles by over 100 economists, plus biographies of over 80 famous economists.

United States Patent & Trademark Office
Search for patents and trademarks, how to guides, inventor support and more.

 

 

Finance & Investing

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Bankrate.com
Rates for mortgages, auto loans, home equity loans, savings, credit cards, checking accounts and more.

Investing in Bonds.com

Geared toward many types of investors--from beginners to experts, Investinginbonds.com is a unique source of bond price information and includes a wide variety of market data, news, commentary and information about bonds.

Investopedia.com

Investor education information including a dictionary, news articles, tutorials and more.

InvestorGuide.com

Information and online tools for investors.

Kroll BondRatings Quarterly Financial Institution Ratings
Ratings on U.S. banks, savings and loans, credit unions and other financial institutions.

Morningstar Investment Research Center
Investment data and reports on more than 30,000 mutual funds, stocks and ETFs. Also includes portfolio management tools.

SEC Info
Securities Information from the SEC EDGAR. This database provides public company financial reports required by the SEC and more.

Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage
Industry Surveys, Daily Price Record, Stock Reports, Mutual Fund Reports, Bond Reports, Corporation Records, Company Profiles, The Outlook, Register of Corporations and Security Dealers of North America. Please note that the Industry Surveys content is available from Library computers only.

Value Line
Investment ratings, research, statistics, and forecasts for thousands of stocks and mutual funds.

Yahoo! Finance
Current and historical stock quotes, financial news and more.

 

 

Fundraising & Nonprofits

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Foundation Directory Online
Interactive and searchable database for grant seekers and fundraisers from the Foundation Center covering 100,000 grantmakers. Both the Foundation Directory Online and the Fundraising Resource Center print collection are available only at the Central Library. For more information call 386-4636.

Foundation Grants to Individuals Online
Interactive and searchable database for individual grant seekers such as artists, students, writers, and researchers from the Foundation Center. Both the Foundation Grants to Individuals Online and the Fundraising Resource Center print collection are available only at the Central Library. For more information call 386-4636.

GrantStation
A searchable database of private foundations and religious funders that are currently accepting grant proposals. Additional information includes articles and tips for the grant seeker, links to state funding, and deadlines for federal grants. Available for IN-LIBRARY use only.

Philanthropy In/Sight
An interactive mapping tool of national and international philanthropy designed for grantmakers, policymakers, researchers, and academics from the Foundation Center.  Both Philanthropy In/Sight and the Fundraising Resource Center print collection are available only at the Central Library.  For more information call 386-4636.

USA.gov for Nonprofits
U.S. Government grants, loans, and other resources for nonprofit organizations.

Washington Secretary of State - Charities and Trusts

Information about charities, charitable trusts, and charitable solicitation in Washington State.

 

 

Local Resources (Business)

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Business in Seattle

Local financing and technical help; licensing information, environmental regulations and grants from the City of Seattle, Office of Economic Development.

Puget Sound Business Journal and Book of Lists
Online access to the Puget Sound Business Journal and Book of Lists. Coverage of local business community and ranking of Seattle-area businesses.

 

 

Small Business

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Business Licenses
From the Washington State Department of Licensing.

Business Records Database
Search for businesses using the Washington State Department of Revenue's Business Records Database.

City of Seattle Business License Database
Search for licensed businesses.

City of Seattle Licensing Information
Apply for a business license.

Guide to Seattle's Business License & Taxes
Find answers to many of your business license and taxes questions such as how to file a tax return, what is an admission tax, what's the difference between an "exemption" and a "deduction".

Starting a Food Business
List of agencies to contact when starting a food business. From Public Health, Seattle and King County.

Washington Secretary of State - Corporations

Provides information on how to register or renew your corporation and search for registered corporations.

 

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