RESEARCHING COMPANIES

Standard Industrial Classification


Directories for Public Companies:
Business.Com 
Dun & Bradstreet Million Dollar Directory 
Electronic Commerce: Co. directories of consumer products worldwide 
Hoover’s Online: list 8,000 companies and their links
Public Register's Annual Report 
Thomas Register of American Manufacturers


Directory of Privately held companies:
US Corporation information 
(http://www.corporateinformation.com/)


Financial Information:
Annual Report Gallery 
Moody’s Manual
Security Exchange Commission 

Indexes: (provides background articles on companies)
Glassdoor
American City Business Journals: news by industry 
CA Workforce Association 
*Fortune.com: listing of the top 500 national and global companies, etc. 
PR Newswire:"leading source of immediate news from corporations worldwide" lets you search for news and PR releases from specific corporations
Washington Post Business and Tech Index 
Wall Street Journal Abstract Index

International Businesses:
*Bizeurope.Com: lists directories
CorpWatch. Com
: holding companies accountable, gives the process in researching
Datacenter
: lists socially responsible companies
Global
 Business Directory
SICCODE