Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
site has an incredible range of economic information with over
1000 Excel spreadsheets on just about every imaginable measure of
the U.S. economy. The Y2K Shadow Whitepaper tracks two of the FRED
II data sets "Capital Expenditures" and "IT employment".
Federal Reserve Board
This is Ben Bernanke's organization so if you want to
find out how the U.S. Economy is doing this
site has the Beige Book containing a review and forcasts of the U.S.
economy (released eight times a year). If you want to see recent reports
epecially Greenspan testimony look for the Breaking New section on their
Congressional Budget Office
To find out how the U.S. Government is doing this
site has 10 year economic forecasts,
historical budget information and an analysis of U.S. tax and spending
The Crédit Agricole Group
For a balanced analysis of world economic trends this
site offers reports in both French and English.
For the Canadian economy or a Canadian view of the
world economy go to this site
and take the "Scotia Economics" link.
For reviews of the Information Technology business
this site provides free summaries
of reports from many research groups (like Gartner, Aberdeen, and
Yankee) that typically charge $thousands for their analysis. Tekrati
does not provide complete copies of the reports but they do include
important details beyond that found in the free abstracts.