Council on Economic Education
The National Council on Economic Education (NCEE) is a nationwide
network that leads in promoting economic literacy with students
and their teachers. NCEE's mission is to help students develop
the real-life skills they need to succeed: to be able to think
and choose responsibly as consumers, savers, investors, citizens,
members of the workforce, and effective participants in a global
The Foundation for Investor Education
The Foundation for Investor Education is
a charitable, educational not-for-profit (501-c-3)
organization dedicated to advocating investor
education in the U.S through the Investor Education
Program , which offers an educational Web site, Path to Investing — Leading
the Way to Financial Knowledge® as well as print materials
aimed at adults of all levels of investing experience.
National Economics Challenge and the Goldman
The NCEE/Goldman Sachs National Economics Challenge is a
state, regional and national competition for high school students
designed to increase their understanding of and interest in economics
and finance. Students compete in teams for a chance to win prizes
and a trip to New York City to compete in the national finals.
Stock Market Game Program
The Stock Market Game gives students the chance to invest
a hypothetical $100,000 in a real-time portfolio. They think
they're playing a game. You know they're learning economic and
financial concepts they'll use for the rest of their lives.
Federal Reserve Banks
FED Bank -- http://www.bos.frb.org/
York FED Bank -- http://www.ny.frb.org/
FED Bank -- http://www.phil.frb.org/
FED Bank -- http://www.clev.frb.org/
Richmond FED Bank
FED Bank -- http://www.frbatlanta.org/
St. Louis FED
Bank -- http://www.stls.frb.org/
FED Bank -- http://woodrow.mpls.frb.fed.us/
City FED Bank -- http://www.kc.frb.org/
FED Bank -- http://www.dallasfed.org/
FED Bank -- http://www.frbsf.org/
The Federal Reserve System regional
bank websites provide deep and rich monetary system and economic
information for public and educational use. Each site has its
own character and regional information. Several of the sites
listed below take you directly to the sites' web page devoted
to economic education.
The New York Stock Exchange
The NYSE is the world's leading and most technologically
advanced equities market. A broad spectrum of market participants,
including listed companies, individual investors, institutional
investors and member firms, create the NYSE market. Buyers
and sellers meet directly in a fair, open and orderly market
to access the best possible price through the interplay of supply
and demand. On an average day, 1.5 billion shares, valued
at $47.9 billion, trade on the NYSE. In 2003, the NYSE again
ranked as the lowest-cost, most efficient exchange in the U.S.
NASDAQ is the largest U.S. electronic stock market.
With approximately 3,300 companies, it lists more companies and,
on average, trades more shares per day than any other U.S. market.
It is home to category-defining companies that are leaders across
all areas of business including technology, retail, communications,
financial services, transportation, media and biotechnology.
NASDAQ is the primary market for trading NASDAQ-listed stocks.
Approximately 54% of NASDAQ-listed shares traded are reported
to NASDAQ systems.
American Stock Exchange
A comprehensive resource for investors and issuers
seeking the unique market environment offered at the American
Stock Exchange. By continually cultivating new ideas and building
relationships across the globe, the Amex is creating financial
opportunities for individual and institutional investors and
issuers spanning every industry sector and market size.
TEACHER SUPPORT AND TRAINING
Foundation for Teaching Economics
The mission of the FTE is to introduce young individuals,
selected for their leadership potential, to an economic way of
thinking about national and international issues, and to promote
excellence in economic education by helping teachers of economics
become more effective educators.
National Assessment Governing Board
Welcome to the National Assessment Governing
Board's (NAGB's) web site. The Governing Board
is an independent, bipartisan group whose members
include governors, state legislators, local
and state school officials, educators, business
representatives, and members of the general
public. Congress created the 26-member Governing
Board in 1988 to set policy for the National
Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) --
commonly known as the "The
Nation's Report Card."
OTHER USEFUL LINKS
Securities Industry Association 2
Foundation for Investor Education
http://www.realclearmarkets.com/facts_fallacies.html - Facts & Fallacies about the Stock Market
Tips to Make Your Children Money-wise
"Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage." -- Victor Kiam
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