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Finance: Money & Banking Library Guide: WEB RESOURCES


American Banker
Leading information resource serving the banking and financial services community.

American Banker: Banker’s Glossary

American Bankers Association
Brings together banks of all sizes and charters into one association. Works to enhance the competitiveness of the nation’s banking industry and strengthen America’s economy and communities.

American Bankruptcy Institute
Multi-disciplinary, non-partisan organization dedicated to research and education on matters related to insolvency.

ATM Industry Association
Global non-profit trade association. Mission: To promote ATM convenience, growth and usage worldwide, to protect the ATM industry’s assets, interests, good name and public trust; and to provide education, best practices, political voice and networking opportunities for member organizations.

Bank Administration Institute
The financial services industry’s partner for breakthrough information and intelligence needed to innovate and stay relevant in an evolving marketplace. Focus is on advancing the industry by offering unbiased education and research.

Bankers Information Network
News source for bankers, from bankers.
Compliance; Lending; Operations; Security; Marketing; Technology/eBanking.

Bank for International Settlements
International organisation which fosters international monetary and financial cooperation and serves as a bank for central banks. Acts as: A forum to promote discussion and policy analysis among central banks and within the international financial community; A centre for economic and monetary research; A prime counterparty for central banks in their financial transactions; Agent or trustee in connection with international financial operations.

      ◊ Central Bank & Monetary Authority Websites
      ◊ International Journal of Central Banking
      ◊ Monetary & Financial Stability

Banking: An Overview
Cornell University Law School
One of the largest websites for world bank note collectors.
A leading aggregator of financial rate information. Provides rate information on financial products, including mortgages, credit cards, new and used automobile loans, money market accounts, certificates of deposit, checking and ATM fees, home equity loans and online banking fees.

BankSITE Directory
Comprehensive listing of U.S. Bank websites on the Internet.

Bloomberg: Currency Converter

Center for Financial Institutions
New York University School of Law. Goals: The collection and dissemination of information related to central banks and financial systems; The facilitation of discussion among central bankers, scholors and those in related fields by simplifying the process by which information is gathered and distributed; The encouragement of scholarly research on central banks and financial systems.

CNNMoney: Currencies

A Comparative Chronology of Money: Monetary History from Ancient Times to the Present Day Glyn Davies & Roy Davies

Conference of State Bank Supervisors
Nation’s leading advocate for the state banking system and the only national organization dedicated to advancing the state banking system.

Consumer Bankers Association
Provides leadership, education, research and federal representation on retail banking issues such as privacy, fair lending, and consumer protection legislation/regulation.

Credit Union National Association
National trade association serving credit unions. In partnership with state credit union leagues, CUNA provides many services to credit unions, including representation, information, public relations, continuing professional education, and business development.

Financial Data Finder
Department of Finance, Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University

Independent Community Bankers of America
Represents the interests of the community banking industry. Supports fair competition for financial institutions, supports maintaining the separation of banking and commerce, believes in a balanced financial system and opposes the concentration of economic and financial services resources.

International Monetary Fund
The IMF works to foster global growth and economic stability. It provides policy advice and financing to members in economic difficulties and also works with developing nations to help them achieve macroeconomic stability and reduce poverty.

Measuring Worth
Mission: To make available to the public the highest quality and most reliable historical data on important economic aggregates, with particular emphasis on nominal measures.

Mortgage Bankers Association
National association representing the real estate finance industry.

Museum of American Finance
Nation’s only independent museum dedicated to preserving, exhibiting and teaching about American finance and financial history.

National Association of Federal Credit Unions
Direct membership association committed to advancing the credit union community through its focus on representing, assisting, educating and informing its member credit unions and their key audiences.

National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors
Mission: To enhance state credit union supervision and advocate for a safe and sound credit union system.

National Bankers Association
Trade association for the nation’s minority and women-owned banks (MWOBs). Members include banks owned by African-Americans, Native-Americans, American-Indians, East-Indians, Hispanic-Americans, Asian-Americans and Women.

OANDA: The Currency Site
OANDA uses innovative computer and financial technology to provide Internet-based forex trading and currency information services.
OANDA: Currency Converter

U.S. Banks on the Internet

Wachowicz’s Web World
Websites for finance students.

The World Bank
Vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. It is not a bank in the ordinary sense but a unique partnership to reduce poverty and support development.

Women in Banking & Finance
Non-profit professional organisation committed to empowering its members in the banking and finance industry to realise their full potential.

World Council of Credit Unions
Global trade association and development agency for credit unions. Promotes the sustainable development of credit unions and other financial cooperatives around the world to empower people through access to high quality and affordable financial services. Advocates on behalf of the global credit union system before international organizations and works with national governments to improve legislation and regulation.

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