Is an industry growing, consolidating or emerging? Or is there declining demand for their products? Do people want different things from that industry – say, less white bread and more whole wheat? Are their raw materials and labor costs going up or down? Who has the biggest market share? Are demographics affecting the industry in any way? Is someone way out front with a killer product or service?
Our industry surveys are located in these databases:
Here are some ways to find out which countries have signed what kind of treaties. Also, bear in mind that membership in international organizations de facto carries some kinds of agreements and cooperation (i.e. European Union).
Many people read investment reports before investing in a stock or mutual fund.
We have two of the best in Valueline and Standard and Poor’s. They cover stocks and mutual funds as well as other investments. If you are using Standard and Poor’s to search for stocks, enter the stock and then choose stock reports on the left side of the screen. An investment report should appear!