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Business and Economics
June 25, 2009
- Economic Report of the
President Searchable and browsable database of past economic
reports of the president provided by the GPO.
Statistics Resources Sites from the University of Michigan on
business and industry, cost of living, federal and state finances,
foreign trade, and labor. Searchable and browsable.
Statistics Briefing Room Provides easy access to current federal
economic statistics as produced, maintained, and updated by the
statistical units of governmental agencies.
- U.S. Economy at a
Glance This site by the U.S. Department of Labor provides
information on the U.S. economy. Data includes: Unemployment Rate,
Average Hourly Earnings, Consumer Price Index, and Productivity.
- Consumer Price Indexes Site
from the Bureau of Labor Statistics on the consumer price indexes, plus
additional sites providing report documents, data and fact sheets.
History Services: How Much Is That Worth? Compares the purchasing
power of money in the United States (or colonies) from 1720 to any
other year including the present.
- Universal Currency
Converter Converts more than 180 currencies, from XE.com.
Database Provides statistical tables of demographic and
socioeconomic facts for 227 countries.
- Population Index on the
Web This is a primary reference tool to the world's population
literature. It presents an annotated bibliography of recently published
books, journal articles, working papers, and other materials on
population topics. Searchable and browsable database of 46, 035
abasracts of demographic literature from 1986 - 2000.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics Site
from the Bureau of Labor Statistics provides statistics on the economy,
data, publications, state of the economy, regional reports, etc.
- Holt Stock
Reports Provides current stock market reports on the various
indexes as well as archive reports.
- New York Stock Exchange
Information and data about the NYSE including a glossary of financial
terms, a market summary, and a list of companies that are traded on the
- Nasdaq Provides full stock
quotes, index activity and other information on the Nasdaq Stock
- Excite Stock Quotes
Provides full stock quotes, index activity. Searchable by ticker
symbol. Provides a symbol directory.
- Fortune.com Fortune
Magazine's home page offers ranking information, business index
information, and searchable archives of Fortune magazine.
- Hoover's Online Offers a
searchable database of 10,000 major public, private, and international
companies. Search the corporate directory by ticker symbol, name,
industry, sales, or location.
- Yahoo! Finance Offers
information on U.S. and world markets, company information, latest
market and financial news, plus info on taxes and insurance.
- Teen Consumer
Scrapbook Developed by teenagers, this web site provides advice and
information on items usually marketed to teens.
Economists and Their Times Profiles of ten great economists, major
schools of economic theory and a timeline from the Federal Reserve Bank
of San Francisco.
- Occupational Outlook Handbook,
2004-2005 The complete text of the OOH, searchable by keyword,
published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
- Dictionary of
Occupational Titles From the OAL Law Library this is a searchable
database to be used in conjunction with the Occupational Outlook
Handbook (see above) which provides a list of terms used to define
- What Can I
do With a Major in.....? Lists college major fields of study and
the possible careers and job opportunities associated with them.
- Career InfoNet
Provides information on the general outlook for careers, wages and
trends, state profiles for employment, career exploration and resource
- Tomorrows Jobs
This section of the Occupational Outlook Handbook from the Bureau of
Labor Statistics provides an analysis of what job opportunities will be
available in the future.
- Bureau of labor Statistics: Career Information
This site from the Bureau of Labor Statistics is designed for students
to explore careers based on curricular/subject areas such as math,
reading, science, music, art, computers, etc.
- Career Voyages From
the U.S. Dept. of Education, this site is designed to allow students to
explore careers that are in demand by industry, plus colleges, skills
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