Calculating the Exchange Rates between the United States and Mexico
Students will demonstrate their ability look up the daily exchange rates on the internet as well as their ability to mathematically calculate the exchange rates between the two countries by going on mock vacations to both destinations.
The Consumer Price Indexes (CPI)
This program produces monthly data on changes in the prices paid by urban consumers for a representative basket of goods and services.
Department of Commerce Newsroom
Recently released press reports, statements, and others news from the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Everything you need to know about doing business on the Internet. Information for C-Level executives and small-to-mid-sized business managers.
Lesson plan: E-commerce challenge
Students will determine the factors that are necessary for countries to receive high "e-readiness" ratings. They will also Compare and contrast the "e-readiness" of two countries.
Market and business news updated throughout the day with detailed information on companies, CEOs, investing and business trends, and all FORTUNE lists, including the FORTUNE 500.
Good News Bears Stock Market Project
An interdisciplinary project specifically designed for middle school students and teachers. This project revolves around an interactive stock market competition between classmates using real-time stock market data from the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ.
Business information on 12 million public and private companies worldwide, including company profiles, in-depth financials, contact names, competitors, industry trends, news, and more.
The Mint: Ideas for Teachers
Packed with all kinds of tips about what to do with your money.
A one-stop online service center to see if any particular type of product has been recalled recently.
Two American Entrepreneurs: Madam C.J. Walker and J.C. Penney
Examine the historic places associated with two of America´s most famous 20th century business people.
The U.S. Mint´s Teachers´ Section
The United States Mint presents the teacher´s section, where teachers can get ideas for lesson plans.
Wheat Farms, Flour Mills, and Railroads: A Web of Interdependence
Examine the inextricable connections binding railroads, North Dakota wheat fields, and Minnesota flour mills during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.