Finance & Law

Academic Web Links - Useful for Library Research

    General Business

  • SIC Code (Standard Industrial Classification) Search. In this Department of Labor database, you can easily find Standard Industrial Classification codes, commonly know as SIC codes. You search the database by keywords, or by the four-digit SIC code.

  • North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). The NAICS system is a cooperative effort between Canada, Mexico, and the United States. The system allows for comparisons of business statistics and related activities across all of North America. This web site will allow students to lookup the NAICS code and know its SIC equivalent.

    Finance Specific

  • American Stock Exchange. This site provides market summaries, news, investment information, and other financial data.

  • California Code of Regulations. The Office of Administrative Law maintains an up-to-date listing of regulations for California. There is extensive updating of this site to provide the user with timely information or resources for administrative law.

  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange. This is the Web site for the venerable exchange of the same name. A wealth of background and statistical data is available at this site.

  • DataQuick. DataQuick is a highly respected research organization that provides analysis of real estate trends and developments. Statistics regarding housing market prices, sales, characterstics of housing, and other relevant data is regularly provided.

  • EDGAR database (SEC). EDGAR provides access to the daily, full, and archival indices of corporate SEC filings. Links are also provided to significant research centers. Emphasis is on public and recent filings to the Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • Finance Index. This is the home page for the Journal of Finance as well as an important link to sites of interest to financial researchers and financial executives.