Business researchers have long valued analyst reports as high-quality sources of in-depth, detailed information and insights on companies, industries, technologies, and emerging trends. At times, analysts may have conflicts of interest.
As questions over the independence of analyst firms continue, some have turned to the Internet and alternative sources for industry analysis to at least supplement the analysts' advice.
Consult the guide: Industry Information - Industry Analysts to find sites that provide industry analysis.
Consult the guide: Company Information - Analysts Reports to find analyst reports tied to specific companies. Many of the company reports will refer to influences in the industry.