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Business Insights: Global
Provides company and industry profiles, including SWOT reports, market share reports, investment reports, articles, financials, and case studies.
Provides detailed information on US and international public companies.
Company profiles, financials, news, etc.. For Hoover's in-depth company report, use this link
Business Source Premier
Provides full text and citations to articles in various business publications; also includes company profiles, industry profiles, and country information. Some additional content may be freely available during the Covid-19 Pandemic.
Investext (via Mergent Online)
Provides reports written by analysts at investment banks, brokerage houses, and consulting firms. Reports cover financials and analysis on companies and select industries.
Provides profiles on select (mostly large) companies.
Provides statistics from over 18,000 free and proprietary sources on a wide range of topics such as business, media, and demographics.
Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA)
Provides profiles of U.S. companies, health care providers, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies.
Directory of suppliers and products.
A directory of manufacturers and suppliers serving major segments of the OEM industrial manufacturing marketplace across the United States and Canada.
Find manufacturers, suppliers, and importers/exporters.
"Global B2B directory."
McRAE's BLUE BOOK
Industrial directory for North America.
Key Resources for Private Company Researdh
RMA eStatement Studies
Provides financial ratio benchmarks data (norms and ratios) and industry default probablity data. This is the online version of the RMA annual statement studies.
In-depth reports on US industries.
Good for researching startups. Free basic search and company profile.
Available from the Multnomah County Library with a free library card.
Basic information on public and private companies with "as reported" financials (if available).
Provides business and financial data on major, non-publicly traded corporations. * PSU doesn't subscribe to it so you have to purchase your own report."