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Business Indexes

California Business Portal
"Through this portal, you will find information you need to start and file a business entity [including nonprofit corporations] in the State of California. In addition, you can access information relating to business entity and other statutorily required filings, trademarks, service marks, UCC financing statements and Notary Public Commissions." Searchable. From the California Secretary of State.

Internet Business Resources

Bank Rate Monitor
This web site provides business news and consumer rates on savings, mortgages, auto loans, home equity loans, credit cards, checking account, ATM, and online fees for all 50 states.

Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Get current information on foreign currency exchange rates updated twice daily. This site also includes information about Auto and Light Truck Sales, Business Inventories and Sales, Consumer Price Index, Housing Starts, Industrial Production, Interest Rate on 10 Year Treasury Bonds, M2 Money Supply, New and Unfilled Orders for Durable Goods, Nonfarm Payroll Employment, Real GDP, Retail Sales, & the Standard & Poor's 500 Stock Index.

EDGAR, the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system, performs automated collection, validation, indexing, acceptance, and forwarding of submissions by companies and others who are required by law to file forms with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Its primary purpose is to increase the efficiency and fairness of the securities market for the benefit of investors, corporations, and the economy by accelerating the receipt, acceptance, dissemination, and analysis of time-sensitive corporate information filed with the agency.

Thomas Register
Thomas Register of American Manufacturers

A website that Engineers & Design Pros can use to find parts, products & companies for their projects.

California Department of Real Estate
California Department of Real Estate Home Page. You can retrieve laws, publications and regulator's phone numbers and e-mail addresses. Home buyers and sellers can instantly find out about disciplinary action that has been taken against specific real estate agents and mortgage brokers. Also includes an updated list of real estate license revocations and suspensions. You can even see a list of common regulatory infractions and then scan a list of agents who have been reprimanded by the department.

Home Buying
Information on Home buying, includes salary & relocation calculators.

Better Business Bureau
Link to the Home Page of the Better Business Bureau.

Stocks: Information and Quotes

NASDAQ - Stock Quotes, SEC EDGAR database links. The Nasdaq Stock Market lists over 5,120 domestic and foreign companies, more companies than any other stock market in the world. Nasdaq's share volume reached 101.2 billion shares in 1995 and dollar volume reached $2.39 trillion. In 1995, Nasdaq share volume surpassed that of all other U.S. stock markets.

NYSE Stock Quotes
NYSE Stock Quotes.