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General Interest

Benefits and Compensation

http://www.hrimmall.com/
This online human resource information management and technology mall provides information on benefits, compensation, succession planning and other human resource issues such as training, payroll, and relocation. It also includes links to professional associations, other related Web sites and a product and services guide.

http://www.mercer.com
William M. Mercer offers free information on a variety of benefits issues, including legislative and legal developments.

http://www.americanpayroll.org/
The American Payroll Association has many compensation links, a "listening room" with informational programs for visitors with sound cards and possibly the flashiest home page on the Web.

http://www.acaonline.org/
The American Compensation Association, a not-for-profit association with more than 23,000 human resource practitioners, offers information, training, networking, certification and research tools for the management profession. Topics include compensation and benefits management, executive compensation and international remuneration.

http://www.ihrim.org/
The International Association for Human Resource Information Management offers data on global human resource and management consulting services through links to government Web sites world-wide as well as to educational, training, recruiting and labor resources.

For Technical Analysis

http://www.e-analytics.com/
Equity Analytics maintains this site, which provides updated information on stocks, bonds, futures and commodities, insurance, retirement and financial planning. It also has a Technical Analysis Resource Center that describes technical analysis tools. Reviews of technical analysis and charting programs and options software also are provided.

A Link to the Past

http://www.night.net/thanksgiving/first.html-ssi
The First Thanksgiving site offers the amateur historian the text of the 1620 Mayflower Compact and various Thanksgiving proclamations—from the 1782 Continental Congress to George Washington's 1789 and Abraham Lincoln's 1863 address.

The Online Guide to Online Service

http://thelist.internet.com/
The List is a database of more than 3,000 Internet service providers, organized by areas codes served and describing the service each one provides. It makes comparison shopping simple.

Searching Online and Offline

http://www.nlsearch.com/
Not only is the Northern Light's search engine especially comprehensive and sophisticated, but it also references offline material in a "special collection" available by paid subscription. For-pay services have a free trial period.

BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY Links for Labor

http://www.w-p.com
Keep up with the latest legal information on labor and employment issues with late breaking "flash bulletins," courtesy of the law firm of Wessels & Pautsch.

Investing for Fun and Profit

http://www.fool.com/
Don't be fooled by its name: The Motley Fool offers a huge amount of serious investment advise and information, presented with lively writing and a sense of fun.

Markets Beyond the Horizon

http://www.emgmkts.com/
Not only does the emerging markets site have many useful links and resources on Asia, Latin America, Africa, and Eastern Europe but it also updates key data daily. It contains both free and subscription services.



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