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PR Newswire
Late-breaking corporate news and press releases.

Thomas Register of American Manufacturers
U.S. manufacturing companies. Registration required. No fee.

Zacks Investors Window
Financial information on public companies.

Search SEC EDGAR Archives
Key word search of Edgar documents.

10K Wizard
Full text search of Edgar filings

SEC Filings
Definitions and filing requirements.

Information Request: Public Register's Annual Report Service: Free annual reports.

InterNet Bankruptcy Library
Hot news in the bankruptcy world including distressed securities data

Corporate social responsibility issues, NLRB rulings, SEC violations, campaign contributions and OSHA settlements.

Standard Industrial Classification Search
Access to the complete SIC Code with keyword searching. From the U.S. Dept. of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration

North American Industrial Classification System
Is replacing the 1987 SIC Code.

Economic Statistics Briefing Room
Current economic indicators such as production, sales, orders, and inventories.

Bureau of Labor Statistics
Data on employment, wages, and prices.

Data from more than 70 agencies.

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Home Page
Patent and copyright information including limited searches.

United States Bureau of the Census
Includes the Economic Census, an Industry Focus tool, a small business page, etc.

Business USA
This well designed website combines resources from all federal agencies related to business. Try the “start a business” wizard.

Washington Access
Current economic conditions, chambers of commerce, consumer protection, Washington State government resources, and economic development councils.

Labor Market Information
Data and statistics on Washington's labor market and economic conditions from Washington State Employment Security Office.

State of Washington Office of the Secretary of State
Information concerning corporations, charities, elections, and voter services.

Washington State Department of Licensing
Registration requirements, forms, and descriptions for business, driver, vehicle, professional, and vessel licenses.

Washington State Department of Revenue
General tax information, forms, reports, publications, and state business records database.

Washington State Department of Labor and Industries
Labor and industry training, directory, and publication information.

Municipal Research & Services Center of Washington
Municipal codes, Revised Code of Washington, Washington Administrative Code, library services, publications, and news.

Association of Washington Cities
General government news and issues, city newsletters, and public works newsletters.

Puget Sound Regional Council
Resources and research for developing policies and decisions about regional growth.

State and Local Governments
Meta-indexes for state and local government information, state maps, and state government information from the Library of Congress.

Washington Center for Real Estate Research
Washington State real estate market. Select "Market Data" for quarterly real estate reports on Washington State.

Puget Sound Business Journal
Seattle's daily small business newspaper, featuring regional and local economy, business, people, and news.

DJC online
Regional construction industry news, people, and the economy from "The Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce".

One-on-one counseling with SCORE counselors via electronic mail.

Doing Business with GA
State government contract opportunities.

Small Business Administration, Seattle, Washington District
Local financial, and technical small business assistance information.

Small Business Development Center
Free one to one management and technical assistance such as policies and procedures, marketing and business plans, cash flow and location analyses, and sale of a business.

State of Washington Department of Licensing
Business licensing information.

State Business Records Database
Business owner searches from the Washington State Department of Revenue business records.

Corporations Division--Registration Data Lookup
Business owner searches from the State Washington Office of the Secretary of State business records.

 Database Links

Reference USA
Information on U.S. businesses, U.S. households, and Canadian businesses.

Business Plans Handbook Vols 1-10

Each volume contains 25 business plans compiled by entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses.

Business Insights: Essentials

Company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies, and journal articles.

Business Source Premier

Search regional, national and international business news—including marketing research & reports, emerging business trends, and detailed company profiles for the world's 10,000 largest companies from Datamonitor.

ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry
Business periodicals and newsletters focussing on trade or industry.

Business Index ASAP
Business activities, management issues, economic indicators and business theories & practices.

Financial Rating Series
Ratings of banks, savings and loans, thrifts, and insurance companies.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Reference eBooks on American history, culture, health, nations, states, law and more.

Legal Information Reference Center
Full text of consumer legal reference books and legal forms, including a section on Business & Corporations.

Morningstar Investment Research Center
Investment assistance for stocks and funds - education, research, portfolio evaluation.

Small Business Reference Center
Small businesses, common business types, and creating business plans.

Value Line On-line Investment Research
Stock analysis from Value Line.

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