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As part of the International DoubleClick Network, an affiliate of AltaVista, TradingCharts provides free financial charts on stock market prices, market indices, and money markets. Chart data are updated daily, and a written technical analysis of market movements is given with each chart output. NASDAQ, NYSE, CDN, NDX, and money market symbols may be entered in daily, weekly, or monthly terms at...

A partner of Thomson Financial Publishing, FINdex is an index and search engine of business web sites providing financial services. Business contacts are arranged by subject with entries covering Accounting, Banking, Insurance, Investments, Legal Services, and Mortgages. In addition, FINdex provides financial decision support, such as the mortgage calculator FINtools.
Consumer Information: National Consumer Law Center (NCLC)

Founded at the Boston College School of Law, the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) is a nonprofit corporation committed to the legal problems commonly faced by low-income and financially distressed families. Accurate and authoritative information regarding issues of debt collection abuses, home improvement frauds, usury, and utility terminations, among others, are provided at the Consumer...

CareerWeb is a searchable database of professional, technical, and managerial jobs in the private sector. US and international employment listings may be searched by job type, location, key word, or employer, and search results include lengthy descriptions as well as links to company homepages. Job seekers deciding to register their resume with CareerWeb may enter their personal file number into...
Microsoft HomeAdvisor

New from the Microsoft Network, the Microsoft HomeAdvisor is now in preview and offers an extensive consumer guide to home buying. Tools for researching homes, neighborhoods, and loans on the Internet include daily national average interest rates provided by Bank Rate Monitor and community data provided by CrimeCheck, SchoolMatch, PRIZM, and Claritas Inc. Site navigation is made easy by homepage...
Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics and East European Economies (SITE)

The Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics and East European Economies (SITE/Ă–stekonomiska Institutet) is an independent research institute at the Stockholm School of Economics. SITE is concerned with the transition from planned to market economies in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. Academic research on-site includes a bibliography of recent working papers (1990-present), with...
US Department of Labor Women's Bureau

Created by Congress on June 5, 1920, to "promote the welfare of wage earning women," the US Department of Labor Women's Bureau (DOLWB) seeks to inform the public of women's work rights and employment issues. Bureau publications include Fact Sheets on Women in the Workplace, the legally informative Know Your Rights Series, survey results, and special reports on the history of the Equal Pay Act,...
Annual Energy Review

The EIA has released its Annual Energy Review for 1998. Its twelve chapters cover such topics as end-user consumption, financial indicators, and international energy resources. Full text is available (.pdf format), but the bulk of the work is contained in its over 100 tables (available in several formats), time series of varying length beginning as early as 1949 and ending as late as 1997.
National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Calendar

The USDA summarizes its report releases from the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) at this calendar site.
Dairy Market Statistics Annual Summary

The USDA has made available the latest annual Dairy Market Statistics, a compendium drawn from the weekly Dairy Market News (discussed in the September 25, 1997 Scout Report for Business and Economics). Its 43 tables cover the areas of production, storage, purchases, butter, cheese, and dry and fluid milk and cream. One of the most useful aspects of the publication is the availability in one place...