Business, Finance and Investment

AtoZdatabases

Provides directory information on businesses, households, and healthcare professionals in the United States. Includes a job search, detailed maps, business email addresses, and much more. This database has many of the same functions as ReferenceUSA, our other directory database. Try them both, then help us decide which one is better by taking a short survey.

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DemographicsNow

Access a demographic report on a location, or locations, for information on demographics, retail spending, consumer expenditures, and more. The perfect tool for finding untapped markets and household buying patterns, direct mail targeting, and much more.

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Statistical Abstract of the United States 2013

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Logo Proquest Statistical Abstract USA 2013​The Statistical Abstract of the United States is the best-known statistical reference publication in the country and you will find it behind nearly every reference desk in U.S. libraries.

It is the authoritative go-to source for statistics on the social political and economic conditions in the United States. Librarians value the Statistical Abstract as both an answer book (“How much corn is grown in Iowa?”) and a guide to statistical sources (“What organization has the most authoritative data on foreclosures?”).

The Statistical Abstract of the United States is now available online through the UAPL's newest subscription. Please check it out along with our other premium resources.

Encyclopedia of American Industries

Examines different industries in the United States with information on current leaders and conditions. Includes manufacturing, agriculture, service, mining, and construction industries, among others.

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DemographicsNow

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Designed for entrepreneurs and businesses, DemographicsNow is a comprehensive database offering a wealth of nationwide consumer and business information through a variety of simple, ready-to-use demographic data reports.  

With it you can determine the buying patterns of potential customers within the area of your business. It is the perfect tool for finding new customers and untapped markets, household buying patterns, direct mail targeting and much more.

DemographicsNow, along with our other  Business, Finance and Investment databases, are invaluable resources provided free of charge by UAPL to our patrons. Find them, along with the rest of our premium resources, on the UAPL Online Reference Databases page.

Encyclopedia of Small Business

Presents information for aspiring and current small business owners, including financing, financial planning, business plan creation, market analysis, sales strategy, tax planning, human resource issues, and more.

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Weiss Financial Ratings Online

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Weiss Research has a long history of providing independent research and tools to enable investors to make informed decisions.

Weiss Financial Ratings Online contains financial strength ratings on over 21,000 banks; Savings and Loans; Credit Unions; Auto, Homeowner, Property & Casualty Insurers;  HMOs and Health Insurers; as well as Long Term Care Insurers and Annuities. In addition there are also ratings for over 6,000 stocks and 16,000 mutual funds from Street.com.

Weiss Financial Ratings Online is a great tool to help make informed decisions in many aspects of your financial life. And while you are there, check out our other excellent Investment Resources.

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