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Improve your understanding of the industry macro-environment
by searching these databases for industry publications:
Business Source Premier
Business journals and magazines, as well as company, industry, country, and market research reports. Some full text. 1922-
Full text of newspapers and other news sources, as well as business & legal information. Restricted to UP students, faculty and staff.
U.S. and international company data, including financials, equity pricing, insider trading, and institutional holdings. Includes some private companies. Sustainability module
evaluates companies on Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) criteria. Restricted to UP students, faculty and staff, for research purposes only.
Political and Legal Initiatives
Lobbyists represent trade associations in Congress and try to influence legislation. You can learn about the legislative issues that trade associations are concerned about by reading the lobbyists' quarterly activity reports which are archived at this site.
These databases provide lists of trade associations:
Another way to locate trade associations is to search the Internet and enter your industry name followed by the word "association," e.g., ["video games" association].
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