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Business Information Research: Using the WWW

Internet evaluation

Remember to use caution when using the Internet for research. Anyone can publish on the www!

Always evaluate a web site for

  • authority
  • accuracy
  • objectivity
  • currency
  • depth of coverage


Helpful handouts

Evaluating Internet resources (the blue sheet)


NY Times Business Newsfeed

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Websites for Business information

Here are some good websites for business information

Yahoo Finance

Business website directory - Compiled by the Library of Congress' Business Reference Service

NY Times Business Navigator - Directory of business links

The Security and Exchange Commission


Web sites for International Business Culture

Finding economic data

US Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis:

US Dept of Labor - Bureau of Labor and Statistics -

NYS Dept of Labor home page -

NYS labor statistics-

Unemployment data for NYS by statistical area, region or county -

Consumer Price Index

US Dept of Labor - Bureau of Labor and Statistics -


BLS statistics on inflation and prices -

Inflation calculator -

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