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Business & Investment Resources

U.S. Business Resources

Annual Report Gallery

Listing of annual reports published on the web with links to their home pages.

Rate comparisons for mortgages, credit cards, money market funds, etc.

Business Journals (

Business journals from 35 large U.S. cities, including Austin, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio; covers real estate, health care, tourism, and more.

Fairmark - Tax Guide For Investors

Clear commentary on Roth IRAs, stock options, "wash sale" rules, banking, finance and high tech.


Current information on Federal business opportunities.

Internal Revenue Service

Includes downloadable forms and a searchable advice section. Self-Help Law Center

Accurate do-it-yourself information on a variety of topics including estate-planning and small business issues.

SEC Edgar Database

Electronic data gathering and retrieval system of the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission; includes 10-K annual reports.

Standard Industrial Classification Search

Allows keyword searching of the 1987 version of the SIC manual.

U.S. Census Bureau

Accesses census statistics and maps.

U.S. Small Business Administration

Find information on starting your own business, financing your business and locate small business administration offices all over the country.

Wall Street Journal Interactive

Business news featuring easy and robust searching of top business news, publications, web sites and industry topics.

Texas Business Resources

Texas Business Advisor

Get some tips from the Texas Comptroller's Office about starting a new business.

Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce

Texas Business and Industry Data

Provides one stop access to data, information and analysis on the Texas economy.

Texas Comptroller's Window on State Government

Official web site of the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Texas Real Estate Market Reports

Find answers to your most common real estate questions such as how to get a real estate license to getting a smoke detector installed. Site provided by Texas Real Estate Center.

Texas State Securities

The mission of this agency is to protect Texas investors. This page provides agency information, enforcement issues, and regulations as well as investor information. Provided by Texas State Securities Board.

International Business Resources

The Global Edge

Links to everything on international statistics to country information to specific tax laws of foreign countries.

United States International Trade Commission

Harmonized Tariff Schedule for the U.S. for the current year.

Virtual International Business and Economic Resources

Over 3,000 links to Internet sources of international business and economic information that are in English.

Corpus Christi Area Business Resources

Corpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corporation

Find information on various properties for rent, demographics, workforce statistics, and international connections.

Investment & Finance Resources

Big Charts

Find historical quotes by entering a symbol and a date.


Information concerning online investment fraud including an updated list of fraudulent claims.

Links to market commentary, calendars (showing earnings, stock splits, and other events), 10 different stock screeners, etc. A massive resource!

Reports on mutual funds that underperform their benchmark for one, three and five year periods.

Everything you wanted to know about bonds.


Get the latest information on stocks, mutual funds and investment information

NASD Regulation (National Association of Securities Dealers)

Information from the National Association of Securities Dealers to help protect online investors from fraud.

Yahoo! Finance

Includes mutual fund links, straight forward stock quotes, insider trading, and much more.

Small Business

Toolkits for starting specific businesses are available.


Business how-to's such as starting your own business, build your own website, and marketing your products.

SBA Small Business Administration

Find information on local district offices in Corpus Christi and Harlingen.

U.S. Small Business Administration

Find information on starting your own business, financing your business and locate small business administration offices all over the country.

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