Bureau of Labor Statistics
Statistics include unemployment rates, average earnings and consumer price index.
This web site gathers information from many federal and state agencies in one location, including information about business licenses, business permits and starting small businesses.
Business Licenses in North Carolina
The North Carolina Commerce web site contains information regarding business licenses required by state agencies and occupational licensing boards.
Entrepreneurial Studies Source
Covers topics relevant to entrepreneurship and small business, including key periodicals, reference books, case studies, company profiles and 600+ videos with transcripts from the Harvard Faculty Series and Vator.TV.
Business research platform allows you to search U.S. and international company listings by industry, size, & geography to create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, and raise funds.
Legal Information Reference Center
Contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. The full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation's oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.
Morningstar Investment Research Center
The Morningstar Investment Research Center covers mutual funds, stocks and exchange-traded funds for the individual investor. Read in-depth, independent stock and fund reports written by experts with the proprietary Morningstar Rating and Style Box.
NC LIVE Business Portal
The Business Portal is designed for local entrepreneurs, investors, and small business owners who are looking to get their business started, or grow their customer base, and contains free access to full-text articles from the Wall Street Journal, expensive market research data, demographic mapping, company listings from ReferenceUSA, information on starting a small business, business planning, investment research, and more.
Get business and marketing data for almost any location in the United States to help you write your business plan.
Small Business Administration
The Small Business Administration provides assistance on starting, expanding and financing a small business.
Small Business Reference Center
Offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding. Includes business lectures and ‘how to’ videos, as well as state-specific resources.
Industrial search engine for finding the exact product, service, or supplier and provides direct access to the detailed information including line-item product details, CAD drawings, and more.
Wall Street Journal
The financial newspaper of record offers in-depth coverage of national and international finance, as well as coverage of hard news. This web site contains an index of articles from 1981 with many complete articles from1984 to the present.