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Business & Career Center

 

Local/State Business Links

Chamber
Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce.

State of Connecticut
Lots of good information: directories, legislation, and town information.
Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD)
Lots of good
links.

Small Business Development Center National Information Clearinghouse
Well organized portal maintained by SBDCNET with the Small Business Administration. Contains links to valuable web site related to small business including “getting started”, “business plans”, and “copyright & trademark”.

 

Business on the Web

@Brint.com
The BizTech Network “The PremierNetwork for Business, Technology & KnowledgeManagement” it includes articles, events, resources, analyses & news.

New York Times Directory
This site is a comprehensive directory of the business world.

PostMaster Direct
Provides a solution to announcing new products and specials on the Internet. PostMaster Direct is direct email. Consumers subscribe to mailing lists in categories from accounting to yoga. If you have a business this is an inexpensive ($.10 per person) and ethical way to reach a targeted audience without having to resort to spamming (unsolicited e-mail).

 

Career/Job Sites
America’s Job Bank
Search for job market information and jobs around the country.

Job Hunt
Links to many job resources.

US Chamber
Provides information on training, news, and programs with lots of good links.

Connecticut’s Job & Career Connection Sponsored by the Connecticut Department of Labor with links to Connecticut job banks, and also career exploration and job searching tips

 

Financial Information

Bloomberg
Stock news

American Stock Exchange
Includes market summary information, recent news, links to listed companies (where available), and other information.

Reuters
Company information.

CNN Financial Network
This is the CNN Financial Network page.

Yahoo Finance
One stop shopping for financial info on the web.

Big Charts
Good to locate historical stock prices.

 

Company Information

Edgar database of corporate information
Provides SEC filings (including 10K’s, 10Q’s, and Prospectuses), beginning with 1994, for approximately three quarters of the publicly traded companies. This site is linked to the SEC Home Page where News Digests, Press
Releases, Proposed and Final Rules, and Enforcement Actions can be found.

SBA
Gateway to current lists of Small Business Investment Companies, Business Information Centers, and local SBA offices. Ideas on how to start, finance or expand your business.