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Local Social and Economic Factors
Local Business News
Nexis Uni: Business -> then choose Find a Company
Enter a company name or its stock symbol to view a report listing brands, competitors, company hierarchy, business and legal news, and intellectual property including patents. Restricted to UP students, faculty and staff.
Oregonian Collection with Historical Archive
Full text articles (including images) from The Oregonian from 1861-present, including Blogs (2005-2018) and Web edition articles (2012-present).
Regional Business News
Covers all metropolitan and rural areas in the United States. Business journals, newspapers, and newswires. Some full text. 1984-
National Social and Economic Factors
Bureau of Labor Statistics Economy at a Glance
National, regional, state, and metropolitan-area data on unemployment rates, average hourly earnings, consumer price index, and producer price index.
Conference Board: Consumer Confidence Index
From the web site: "The monthly Consumer Confidence Survey®, based on a probability-design random sample, is conducted for The Conference Board by Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and analytics around what consumers buy and watch."
Economic Indicators: U.S. Census Bureau
At a glance view 15 economic indicators, including industry profits, construction spending, and durable goods manufacturing. Select chart icon (shown at left) to view all data in time series.
Gallup Poll Reports
Reports of Gallup polls on these categories: Economy, Education, Politics, and Well-Being. Also reports related to business topics such as Employee/Customer Engagement, Manufacturing, Marketplace, and Retail. The link goes to Well-Being reports.
Pew Research Center: Economics and Personal Finances
From the web site: "Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. We conduct public opinion polling, demographic research, content analysis and other data-driven social science research. We do not take policy positions."
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