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  • Read Company or Industry News
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    Research an Organization
    Datamonitor 360
    see MarketLine Advantage
    Guidestar
    GuideStar, a national database of U.S. nonprofit organizations.  Gathers and distributes data on more than 850,000 IRS-recognized nonprofits. We do not subscribe to this site, but much information is available freely. To access the 990 tax form, register with the site (its free).  
    Hoovers Online  - abouthelp
    International.  Public and Private Companies.   Search by company name or ticker.  Profile will include address and phone, overview, financial data, key people, SIC and NAICS codes, competitors, and rankings.
    LexisNexis Academic   - about help
    International.  Public and Private Companies.  Select "Companies" from the left of the page, then "Company Dossier".  Search by company name or ticker.  Snapshot will include address and phone number, recent stock activity, NAICS and SIC codes, financials, executives, current news, bond ratings and competitor list.
    MarketLine Advantage   - about
    (Previously Datamonitor)  Public and Private Companies.  Search by company name.  Report will include SWOT analysis, key executives and biographies, latest news, competitors list, rankings and financial deals.
    Mergent Online   - about help
    International.  Public and Private Companies.  Profile will include address and phone number, number of employees, SIC and NAICS codes, financial highlights, executives, and recent stock data. 
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    Read Company or Industry News
    Factiva   - about help
    More than 25,000 sources including the The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, and the Dow Jones and Reuters newswires.
    LexisNexis Academic    - abouthelp
    Access over 6,000 news, business, and legal sources.
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    Screen for a list of Organizations
    Amadeus  - about
    Public and Private European Companies only.  Can search by geoography, industry codes, size criteria, financial data and more.  Select desired criteria from the "Expert Search" list of variables.  Click on "OK" on bottom right when finished.  To view the list and export a report, click on the "List" tab at the top of the page. 
    Dun & Bradstreet's Million Dollar Database   - about
    Directory of businesses in the U.S., Canada, & Mexico regardless of size, plus international businesses with $500,000+ sales or 20+ employees.  Can search by geography, industry codes, size criteria and more.  Click on "Advanced Search".  Select desired field name and enter your criteria.  Then hit "Add to Criteria" button.  Continue adding all desired criteria, then click on "Run Search". Various output options.
    Hoover's Online   - abouthelp
    International.  Public and Private Companies.  Can search by geography, size, industry codes, financial data and more.  Select "Build A List" on the right and select desired criteria.   
    LexisNexis Academic   - about help
    International.  Public and Private Companies. Can search by geography, industry codes, size criteria and more. Select "Dossier Create a Company List".   Enter desired criteria.  Various output options
    Mergent Online   - about help
    International.  Public and Private Companies.  Can search by geography, size, industry codes, in-depth financial data and more.  Select the "Advanced Search" tab and build search of desired criteria.  Customize output. 
    ReferenceUSA   - about
    Detailed information on more than 14 million US businesses and nonprofits, 855,000 US health care providers as well as 12 million Canadian businesses.  Can search by Geography, business type, size and other attributes.
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    Updated 11/12/2012  mg



    last updated: 7/10/2013