Best Websites for Financial Professionals, Business Appraisers, and Accountants / Edition 2

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Overview

A no-nonsense guide to quickly finding and evaluating the quality and usefulness of a site Written by two of the industry's leading researchers, this book helps professionals evaluate, target, and locate the best financial and business Web sites. The authors reveal tips and traps and recommend favorite sites, including a comprehensive review of the most important financial sites on the Internet.
Eva Lang (Memphis, TN) is a nationally recognized expert on electronic research for business valuation and litigation support services. She currently serves as Chief Operating Officer of the Financial Consulting Group, the largest alliance of business valuation and consulting firms in the U.S. Jan Tudor (Portland, OR) is President of JT Research and a popular speaker on research strategies on the Internet.

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Two professional researchers with expertise in business and technology pull together what they've found to be the most useful Web resources for accountants and financial analysts engaged in consulting work. They cover Web search engines as well as free and fee-based sources of information in the areas of economic research, industry research, public and private company analysis, executive compensation and salaries, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, tax and accounting, and international business. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471333388
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/8/2003
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 7.52 (w) x 9.31 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Meet the Author

EVA M. LANG, ASA, CPA, is a nationally recognized expert on electronic research for business valuation and litigation support services. She is a frequent speaker to national groups on technology and business research issues. Ms. Lang is chief operating officer of the Financial Consulting Group, the largest alliance of business valuation and consulting firms in the United States.
JAN DAVIS TUDOR, MLIS, is President of JT Research LLC in Portland, Oregon. An avid researcher, Ms. Davis has spoken nationally and internationally on business research and the Internet.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Ch. 1 Searching the Internet 1
Ch. 2 Portals and Vortals 21
Ch. 3 Websites for Conducting Economic Research 37
Ch. 4 Industry Sites 57
Ch. 5 Market Data 75
Ch. 6 Public Company Data 83
Ch. 7 Sites for Private Company Analysis 99
Ch. 8 Salary and Executive Compensation Surveys 111
Ch. 9 Websites for Conducting Merger and Acquisition Research 129
Ch. 10 Websites for Intellectual Property Research 151
Ch. 11 Tax and Accounting Sites 175
Ch. 12 Websites for International Business Research 195
Ch. 13 Public Records 223
Index 231
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