American Association of Advertising Agencies Membership Directory that lists agencies alphabetically or by state. Gives full contact information. Includes a list of agency Web links.
California Business Search This site from the California Secretary of State allows the user to search corporation records and limited partnership/limited liability records. Information includes date of filing, status, jurisdiction, mailing address, and agent.
California Code of RegulationsConsists of 28 titles and contains the regulations of approximately 200 regulatory agencies
Economic Census Industry ReportsThe Economic Census is the U.S. Government's official five-year measure of American business and the economy.
Federal Trade CommissionInformation on the legalities of franchising.
InterNICThe InterNIC provides domain name registration services for the top level domains .com, .net, .org, and .edu. You can check to see if a name is available and reserve your domain name. This is the original domain name registry.
State of California Business PageInformation you need to do business in California.
Thomas Regional Directory More than 480,000 manufacturers, distributors and service companies organized under 4,500 product/service categories in 19 key U.S. industrial markets. Includes trade shows, associations, and government and business resources.
U.S. Small Business Administration Full service information on government loan and assistance programs, financing tutorials, and more.
Big ChartsStock quotes, News, Industries, Markets, BigReports, and Historical Quotes.
Commodity Futures & Financial Market ChartsDaily commodity futures and financial market information in the form of free online charts.
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Banking news, public information, consumer news, bank data & statistics, information on deposit insurance, and more.
Treasury Direct Purchase savings bonds, treasury bills, and notes directly through the Bureau of Public Debt's website; you can also open and manage your account online.
Most statistics regarding business in the United States are compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the U.S. Census. For statistics relating to demographics, please see the Demographics section.
Bureau of Economic AnalysisPart of the U.S. Dept. of Commerce, the Bureau provides statistics on Industry and Wealth data as well as the Survey of Current Business online. It also makes its survey forms available online as PDF files.
California Demographic DataThe California Department of Finance site includes Quarterly Demographic Newsletters, Catalog of Publications, Reports and Research Papers, Data Tables, and Other Resources.
California Division of Labor Statistics and ResearchContains statistics on the labor market by subject and by county, labor force and employment, health and welfare, occupational injuries, and links to Federal sources of information.