This guide curates research and information sources for researching industries and markets. Use the side menu to navigate to relevant sources.
Industry analysis is focused on the status of an industry or an industrial sector (a broad concept like "manufacturing"). A complete industrial analysis usually covers the industry's recent performance, its current status, and its outlook. Many analyses include a combination of text and statistical data.
There are many sources of industry analysis: library subscription databases, investment firms, business and trade magazines, trade associations, and government agencies. If you need to conduct a thorough industry analysis, use a variety of sources.