S&P Industry Surveys
Extensive analyses of specialized industry sectors, including background and performance measures of key industry players. Hoover's Online Information capsules on publicly-owned companies. Mergent's Company Data
Summarized financial information from SEC public filings on over 10,000 publicly traded companies. Mergent's was formerly Moody's. Edgar Online Access to indexed SEC Edgar filings, including today's filings, with download capability. Regional Economic Information System Bureau of Economic Analysis site with local area economic data for states, counties, and metropolitan areas. Includes personal income, employment, population and other useful data.
INFORUM A Source of Economic Time Series Data from the University of Maryland Real Estate Information
CB Richard Ellis Formerly CB Commercial. Vacancy rate information with some commentary.
National Real Estate Investor: Go to "Channels/City-Area Reviews" for an in-depth look at commercial real estate in different cities or regions. Quite informative.
Bank Administration Institute (BAI) Limited access to the Banking Strategies Magazine and summaries of the Institute’s research papers. Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) Access to new items of interest and press releases, important congressional and agency links, information about student lending, surveys and research, and upcoming conferences. Institute of International Banks (IIB) View current articles about banking regulations and publications on international banking. Also, link to the most recent global survey and economic benefits study. American Banker A good site for banking news, with both free and premium content, from Thomson Financial Publishing.
Federal Financial Regulatory Agencies
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Important current and historical economic and financial statistics; speeches and testimonies of Chairman Alan Greenspan; Beige books. Links to all Federal Reserve Banks.
NIC - National Information Center Federal Reserve's Banking Information database. Comprehensive data on banks the Federal Reserve has supervisory or regulatory interest in, including domestic and foreign banking organizations.
FFIEC Home Page CRA summary reports by MSA or county, Bank Holding Company reports, CALL reports, press releases.
U.S. Census Bureau Home Page Data from the regular and special censuses and surveys conducted by the Bureau. Besides population and demographic information, includes, "Current Industrial Reports", "Census of Retailers", "Census of Manufacturers", and more.