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Business & The Economy

CALCULATORS

 

BankRate Calculators              

A collection of online financial calculators provided by BankRate. They include mortgage, automobile loan, credit card, and home equity calculators.

 

FEDERAL GUIDELINES 

 

U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission          

The mission of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation. As more and more first-time investors turn to the markets to help secure their futures, pay for homes, and send children to college, our investor protection mission is more compelling than ever.

 

MAGAZINES 

 

The Economist Online              

This is the online version of the popular economics magazine. It offers information on world politics, business and finance, economics, and much more.

 

HR Guide                                            

This is the online version of the human resource management magazine. It offers assistance with numerous human resource topics including performance appraisals, staff selection, training and development, and much more.

 

SmartMoney                                       

This is the online version of the popular finance magazine. It offers information on investing, retirement, taxes, and much more.  

 

 

ORGANIZATIONS

 

American Economic Association                      

This is the online presence of the economics association which offers information on economics, industrial life, and a comprehensive look into the field of economics.

 

Society for Human Resource Management       

This is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. It serves the needs of human resource professionals and advances the interests of the human resource profession.

 

World Bank                                        

This is the online presence of the organization that is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world.

 

BUSINESS REFERENCE GUIDES

 

Bloomberg                                          

This is the online version of the popular magazine that connects influential decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. Its strength quickly and accurately delivers data, news and analytics through innovative technology

 

Business Source Premier                 

Designed for business libraries, this is the industry's most used business research database, providing the full text for more than 2,100 journals. This database provides indexing, abstracts and full text back to 1965, and comprehensive coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, banking, finance, etc. Additional full-text, non-journal content includes market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles and SWOT reports. This database is provided by OPLIN, the Ohio Public Library Information Network.

 

BusinessWire                           

This online website has the most comprehensive news and disclosure network in the world. It originates hundreds of thousands of news announcements each year, with a dramatic impact on capital and commercial markets around the globe and in virtually every industry sector.

 

CNN Money                           

This is the online financial edition from the leading news and information resource. Learn more about the latest business and financial news, read articles, and take advantage of its personal finance and investing tools.

 

Dow Jones                              

This is the online presence of the national securities trading exchange. It offers comprehensive indexes, trading technology, and much more.

 

Freakonomics Blog- from New York Times                 

This is the online presence of material inspired by the popular economics book with the same title.

                       

Investopedia                            

This is an online tool for personal finance and investing. It offers free tools for market trends, personal finance, investing, and shares a reference guide including a dictionary.

 

The Motley Fool                      

This is the online presence of the financial-services company dedicated to building the world's greatest investment community. It reaches millions of people each month through its website, books, newspaper column, television appearances, and subscription newsletter services. It is the champions of shareholder values and advocates tirelessly for the individual investor. In addition, the company's name was taken from Shakespeare, whose wise fools both instructed and amused, and could speak the truth to the king (without getting their heads lopped off.)

 

ThomasNet                             

This is the online version of the leading product sourcing and supplier discovery platform for procurement professionals, engineers, plant, and facility management. It offers news, articles, and a search feature.

 

YAHOO! Finance                   

This is the online financial edition from the popular Internet search engine. It offers business tools such as calculators, articles, and the most current business news.