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This is another pay site, but offers very robust company profiles. If you are a student, there is a relatively inexpensive monthly option. Although, you may want to get mom & dad to splurge for you.
The Vault premium subscription gives you advice on many different companies including non-public (predominantly service oriented) companies. The summaries are very robust and focused to job seekers not investors. They also provide employee reviews on the companies
Ok. This is only for lawyers, but it has great stuff and warranted a mention. You will find complete profiles of all of the countries major law firms. Did I mention that it’s FREE!
Although primarily a salary information tool, Glassdoor also provides anonymous employee commentary on companies. This is a place to go to find out the real deal about what it’s like working at a company.
What did you expect? Of course we would list ourselves. You can search for company summaries, but the best bet is to create a company summary yourself and send it to people you know who work there to get their comments.
This is one of the best sites to find information on publicly listed companies in the US, UK and Europe. You will find the latest share prices, charts, news, recommendations and fundamentals
They are a paid service, but if you are focused on what companies you are researching, it may be well worth it. Lexis enables you to search top industry trades, newspapers and mainstream business magazines to find relevant articles on companies you are interested in.
Yahoo! Finance & Google Finance (http://finance.yahoo.com/) (http://www.google.com/finance)
I listed these two together, because they give you the same basic information on publicly traded companies. Both are very robust and combine news and every other disclosable piece of information
Edgar provides free access to SEC filings by public (and sometimes private) companies. This is a more sophisticated form or research, but can be very worthwhile. I suggest you limit your searches to the 10-K or prospectus.
Similar to Vault, WetFeet is a great place to get company summaries on various companies