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Company & Industry Research Tutorial

This tutorial will take you through the steps to researching a company or industry.

Summary of Recommended Business Databases *

Business Database Company Profile Company History Financial Information NAICS/SIC Industry Code Industry Profile Companies within an Industry Industry Statistics Trade Association Publications Current News and Information
ABI/Inform Complete               X X
BizMiner           X      
Business Source Complete               X X
Data-Planet             X    
IBISWorld         X       X
LexisNexis Academic X   X X   X   X X
Mergent Online X     X X X      
PrivCo X X X            
ReferenceUSA X   X X   X      
Regional Business News                 X
S&P NetAdvantage X   X   X        
Value Line         X        
Wall Street Journal Online                 X

* While many of these databases provide more information than is listed here, these are the databases we recommend for the different types of company and industry information you are looking for.

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