How to Find Business News

The latest business news, including finance, economics and commerce. The business section also covers entrepreneurs and small businesses. It includes news on mergers and acquisitions, the stock market, company performance and more. It can be found in newspapers, magazines, online, TV broadcasts and radio.

A business is an enterprising entity that produces goods or provides services for profit. It may be a sole proprietorship, partnership or corporation. It may be limited or unlimited in size. It is also used as a general term for an activity within a vertical industry such as ‘the music business’ or ‘the insurance business’.

Business news is the portion of journalism that reports on the economy, commercial enterprises and their employees. This is a broad category of news, and many newspaper, magazine, television and internet sites include an enterprise section or dedicated business page. In addition, specialized publications may focus on one aspect of the business world, such as the technology of telecommunications or the economic issues facing agriculture.

The business section of a newspaper is often the most popular, with stories about local companies doing well or suffering financially. It may also feature articles on the financial markets, including the stock market and global trade.

Business people often follow the news closely in order to keep up with what is happening in their own industries and in the wider economy. This is especially true of investment bankers, who need to stay on top of the latest trends in order to advise their clients.

A business may need to raise capital through the public stock market in order to expand and grow. It may also need to take on debt in order to buy another business or purchase new equipment. In addition, a business may need to find customers in order to sell its products or services. This is where the news media comes in, as it can provide information to help a business find potential clients.

A large number of print and microform business news sources are available at the Library of Congress. This guide is primarily concerned with national and international business news sources, however, you can use this research guide to identify resources for specific regions as well. If you have additional questions about finding business news, contact Ask-A-Librarian. The staff of this service can provide research assistance by email or in person from anywhere in the world. They can also help you find business resources in a specific language or format.