Norfolk Public Library Index of Websites
Economy and Industry Research
From the Federal Reserve Board, this book provides national and regional summaries of current U.S. economic conditions.
Bureau of the Public Debt.
Find information on T-bills and savings bonds, as well as the current public debt of the U.S.
Census Bureau's Economic and Business Data.
Consumer Price Index (CPI) Inflation Calculator.
This inflation calculator will compute inflation rates between 1913 and current.
Economic data and analysis by nationally recognized economists.
Economic History Services.
Has numerous resources detailing historical facts about the world and U.S. economies such as "Five ways to compare the worth of a U.S. dollar, 1789-present," "The annual real and nominal GDP for the U.S., 1789-present," purchasing power of the dollar and British pound, inflation rates, and more.
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.
Leading Economic Indicators.
Has daily economic news, including state & local government bond rates, trade opportunities, foreign exchange rates, daily treasury statement, treasury rate quotations, and yield curve points. Under frequently requested statistical releases, you will find such things as the gross domestic product, housing starts, consumer credit report,
Commerce Business Daily, Consumer Price Index, Producer Price Index,
employment statistics, and gross state product. Also has the
National Trade Data Bank (NTDB)
, Economic Bulletin Board, Global Business Procurement Opportunities, and Bureau of Economic Analysis Economic Information.
Many of these databases will require a username and password. See a librarian for help to access these databases.
Virginia's Monthly General Fund Revenue Data.
From the Office of the Secretary of Finance, this site contains information on the monthly revenues of the state. It is the official communication from the Secretary of Finance to the Governor and an overview of the Virginia economy.
Current Industrial Reports.
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS).
This site provides the new North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) which has replaced the Standard Industrial Classification system (SIC).
Ask Dr. NAICS
From the US Census Bureau. Describes the NAICS and how to use it.
1997 NAICS and 1987 SIC Correspondence Tables.
The NAICS replaced the old Standard Industrial Code (SIC) Manual on January 1, 1997.
NAICS 2002 is the same as NAICS 1997 for fourteen of the twenty sectors.
Matched to the 2002 NAICS.
An excellent site that provides industry trends and and information on specific companies
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