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Business News

Business Wire
Electronic wire service for business news with news released every hour which is keyword searchable. Can also view news by industry, subject, or language and access Company Archives, Company Profiles, and USA Retail Reports. Free registration required to view many features.

Business news, research, and tools.

Company Information & Directories

Forbes Lists
Search the 200 Best Small Companies, the 400 Best Big Companies, richest people, and more.

Fortune 500
Search or browse the Fortune 500 list.

ThomasNet (formerly Thomas Register of American Manufacturers)
Information on industrial products and services. Free registration allows customization.

Patents, Trademarks, & Copyrights

Trademarks - FindLaw
Information and tips on trademark protection and registering a trademark, as well as resources from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office from FindLaw's Intellectual Property Center.

U. S. Copyright Office
Copyright information including general information, publications including forms, copyright records, and laws both for the United States and international agreements.

United States Patent and Trademark Office
Information on how to find, file, or check on status of a patent or trademark.

Small Business

TexasOnline: Starting a Business
State of Texas information on starting your own business including permits, regulations, and tips on expanding your market.

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
"The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses."

Business Owner's Idea Cafe: Small Business Help
Resources, advice, and ideas on starting and running your own business presented in a fun way. Free membership required for some features including grant searching.

Starting a Small Business -
Information and tips on starting and running your own business arranged by the topics: Business Ideas, Business Plans, Finding Customers, Getting Financing, How-To Guides, Inventing, Startup Basics, and Success Stories.

See also the Business databases page for company information and business news and articles.

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