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General Business  
   

Business in Connecticut
Includes links to business registration, licensing and permits, business regulation, taxation and business resources.

This resource is a website.
   
Business Link to the U.S. Government    
Provides information and resources that help small businesses comply with federal, state and local business laws and government regulations.
This resource is a website.
   
Hoover's Online
In Library Use Only to obtain some information
Offers company information with detailed business reports and industry profiles.
This is a library resource.  A valid Newington Library card number is required for access.
Available inside the library building only
   
Legal Information Reference Center
Providing exclusive online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, this database contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms, with more content being added on a regular basis.
 This library resource is funded by iConn and the State of Connecticut.  Any valid Connecticut library card number is required for access.
   
Reference USA
Detailed information on more than 13 million U.S. businesses and 120 million U.S. households. (You may have to adjust your firewall setting to allow access - see help screen.)
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Financial Rating Series 
From Home 
In the Library
Ratings of insurance companies, HMO’s, banks, mutual funds and stocks.
 This is a library resource.  A valid Newington Library card number is required for access.
Thomas Register of Manufacturers
Search to find manufacturers, distributors and service providers.
 This resource is a website.
   
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
An agency in the US Department of Commerce with a searchable database of patents and trademarks. Also contains a glossary of legal terms and acronyms related to patents, copyrights and trademarks.
This resource is a website.
   
Finance and Investing  
   
Bank Interest Rates
Provides CD rates, mortgage loan rate quotes for home loans and more. Look up a bank, thrift or credit union.
This resource is a website.
   
BigCharts (Historical Stock Quotes)
Interactive online charting service giving free and unlimited access to charts, reports, indicators and quotes on 22700 US stocks, mutual funds and more.
This resource is a website.
   
Bloomberg Online
Bloomberg.com is among the top five most-trafficked financial sites on the Web. It is regarded as a premier site for news and financial information.
This resource is a website.
   

Morningstar Investment Research Center
From Library
From Home
Investment resource specializing in fund investing. Offers news, commentary, fund information, tutorial, tools and forums.

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NASDAQ/AMEX
Find the latest stock quotes, stock charts, company news and financial information to conduct thorough stock research at NASDAQ.com.
This resource is a website. 
   
NYSE
News, current data and other information from official website of the New York Stock Exchange.
This resource is a website.
   

Financial Ratings Series
From Home
In the Library
Get stock quotes and picks from professionals and watch videos featuring investing tips and business news. TheStreet is the source for financial markets and Wall Street news.

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U.S. Savings Bonds 
Program rules, interest rates, maturity dates and other information related to savings bonds. Also links to government web resources on the U.S. economy.
This resource is a website.
   
Wall Street Journal 
WSJ online provides coverage of breaking news and current headlines from the US and around the world.
 This library resource is funded by iConn and the State of Connecticut.  Any valid Connecticut library card number is required for access.
   
Small Business  
   
Connecticut Economic Resource Center
A nonprofit corporation that provides objective research, marketing and economic development services consistent with the mission of making Connecticut a more competitive business environment.
This resource is a website.
   
Connecticut Small Business Development Center
Provides professional consulting, workshops and educational programs.
This resource is a website.
   
Sample Business Plans
Offers free sample business plans, business plan software, business calculators and articles on writing a business plan and starting a business.
This resource is a website.
   
SCORE: Service Corps of Retired Executives
Free online and face-to-face business counseling, mentoring and training. Business help and advice for small businesses just starting up or for existing businesses.
This resource is a website.
   
U.S. Small Business Administration
Offers advice and resources for starting or growing a small business.
This resource is a website. 

Print Resources

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Connecticut
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This resource is a website.
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