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Industry FAQ Answers

Resources are listed in order by relevance.

1. Question: Which database should I use for basic industry overviews, reports and news?

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2. Question: Which industry/market sources are global in scope?

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3.   Question: Where can I find statistical sources for industry research?

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  • Bloomberg (Access in the McLeod Business Library or Trading room, at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business, in Miller Hall.)
    • BI, Bloomberg Industries, and hit GO
4.      Question: Where can I find industry financial data, analysis, and tools?

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 5.   Question: How can I search for SIC and NAICS codes?

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6.  Question: Where can I find out what companies are in an industry?

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7.  Question:  Where can I find information on industry trends/forecasts?

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8. Question: Where can I find a PEST/PESTLE analysis?

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A PEST/PESTLE analysis examines factors affecting the Political, Economic, Social, and Technological, Legal and Environmental landscape around your industry or company.

  • BMI Research covers country risk with political, macroeconomics, business environment

9. Question: How do I research an industry?

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