- Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
The CFPB is a U.S. government agency that makes sure banks, lenders and other financial companies treat consumers fairly.
- Federal Trade Commission
The FTC protects consumers by stopping unfair, deceptive or fraudulent practices in the marketplace.
- Internet Crime Complaint Center
IC3 provides the public with a reliable and convenient reporting mechanism to submit information to the FBI concerning suspected internet-facilitated criminal activity.
A U.S. government website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education
- Office of Financial Education and Financial Access
The people at this office within the U.S. Treasury have developed educational resources designed for teachers about interest rates, mortgages and related matters.
- Federal Reserve Bank Boards of Governors
General information on the U.S. banking system
Currency exchange rates
- Currencies and currency exchange
A good starting point for currency research, this reference source has three categories: Currencies, Exchange Rates and Currency-Converters.
- Daily currency table
Choose a currency and then select another currency for comparison.
- CNNfn currencies market
Part of the CNN Financial Network, information is arranged in tables and by geographic areas.
- Yahoo International Finance Center
Get country economic profiles, news, exchange rates and more from all over the world.
- Financial Markets and Investments
Selected websites from ALA's Business Reference and Services Section
- Google Finance
- Investor information
- MSN Money - Stock Screener
- New York Times market financial tools
- Yahoo Finance
- Hoover's Online
Hoover's provides company profiles, including financials, for more than 10,000 companies. Search companies by name, keyword or industry. (This is the free version.)
- CNBC Investing
- Bloomberg Markets
- CNN Money