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Banking and Finance Law: Key Business Sources

Last Updated: May 21, 2024 2:59 PM

Business Sources - Places to Start

Business Source Complete (formerly Hoover's): our best all-around business database, it has a bit of everything, including journal articles, company profiles, industry overviews, country reports, and more.

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NAICS codes
"The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy."

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More Key Business Resources

  • Mergent Online  Current reports and historical data on US and international public companies. Profiles include a business summary, recent news, up to 15 years of financial data, institutional holdings, inside owners, subsidiaries, major competitors, and more.
  • S&P NetAdvantage… info on stocks, bonds, mutual funds, industries.