Recommended Sites in Business and Industry

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Information on international companies, industries, currency rates, news. Can also search by state.

County Business Patterns
Research economic data from the U.S. Census Bureau by industry and location.

Guide to Starting and Operating a Small Business in Michigan (PDF)
Booklet published by the Michigan Small Business Development Center and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.

IQS Directory
Find information on leading industrial manufacturing companies, suppliers, and distributors.

Money Central (MSN)
Comprehensive source for research on personal finance. Read business news, get stock quotes, and research investments.

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)
Locate an industry’s NAICS code and definition. The NAICS code has replaced the SIC code for industry classification.

Public Register's Annual Report Service
Obtain free annual reports, prospectuses or 10k's on over 3,600 public companies free-of-charge.

Wall Street Executive Library
Provides hundreds of links to a wide range of carefully selected, substantive, and useful U.S. and Canadian business sites.

Yahoo Finance Industry Center
Research the financials of various industries, includes industry news and information about top-performing and losing industries.