Where to Find Business News

Business news covers the economic and financial activities of businesses. It is often reported in newspapers, magazines and on radio and television news programs. Many online sources also offer business news. These sources may specialize in particular industries or they may cover a wide range of industries. The information found in these sources can help small business owners and managers make better decisions for their companies.

The earliest known publication of business news was in 1700 by Daniel Defoe, who wrote Robinson Crusoe. In 1882 Charles Dow, Edward Jones and Charles Bergstresser founded a wire service that delivered stock market reports to investment houses on Wall Street. The famous muckraker Ida Tarbell’s reporting on Standard Oil in 1902 also helped expand the scope of business news coverage. Today, there are a number of national and international business news outlets.

A business is an entity that creates and delivers products or services that satisfy societal needs at a profit. A business is usually characterized by a high level of risk and reward. A business owner must balance the risks and rewards to make sound decisions for their company. The most successful business owners and managers are skilled at managing these challenges.

As the world economy continues to grow and develop, there are more opportunities for businesses. The increasing competition for customers and the increased complexity of regulations can create challenging situations for a business. The key to success is to stay informed about these changes. Business news can help a business owner or manager make decisions that will increase profits and improve customer satisfaction.

The most popular source of business news is the newspaper. There are a variety of business news sections in most newspapers, and some even have their own section dedicated to just business news. Other sources include the internet, television and radio. The internet is an especially useful resource for business news because it can provide a wide variety of information in a short period of time.

Many entrepreneurs and small business owners rely on business news to make decisions about their company. They may also use it to keep up with the latest trends in their industry. This information can help them find new ways to grow their companies and compete with larger competitors.

This guide was created by specialists in Business Reference Services at the Library of Congress. It is intended to provide general guidance on finding business news from a variety of sources. While most general news sources will contain business information, you may need to search more specifically for the type of information you are looking for. For assistance with specific research questions, please feel free to contact Ask-A-Librarian. This service is available worldwide via email or live chat. You can also visit the business reference desk at any of our locations. For more information, see our Business Reference Guide page.

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