What’s in Business News?

Business news is a form of media coverage that focuses on the economy, financial markets and companies. This type of news can be found in newspapers, magazines, television broadcasts and online sources. It is important for businesses and consumers to stay up to date on business news in order to make informed decisions. Business news can include information about new products and services, economic trends, mergers and acquisitions, stock market updates, management changes and global trade.

What Is a Business?

The term “business” refers to any organization that engages in commercial activity for the purpose of making a profit. This can include manufacturing, retailing, sales, transportation and service industries. The main objective of a business is to maximize profits while keeping costs low. Business is an important part of the economy and provides employment to many people around the world.

How to Find Business News

The best source for business news is the internet. There are a number of websites that provide daily business news reports. Some of these sites are free to use while others require a subscription. Subscriptions to these sites typically include access to the full news archive and other premium features. In addition to business news, these websites often feature articles and blog posts on a variety of topics related to the economy, finance and corporate governance.

In print, the best source of business news is newspaper and magazine publications. These publications often feature large national and international news stories that affect the economy, finance and commerce. Business-focused magazines and newspapers also often contain smaller, local stories that can have a significant impact on the regional economy.

This guide was compiled by librarians at the Library of Congress and is intended to help researchers find business-related news. It is not exhaustive, however, and users may need to adopt more specific search strategies for finding regional or industry-specific news sources.

A version of this article was originally published in 2022 and has since been updated. It is a part of the ‘What’s in Business News’ series which covers the latest business news from Australia and beyond. ‘What’s in Business News’ is available on the iNews website, iTunes podcast and via the iNews app. iNews is the official news app of the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and is available for iOS and Android devices. In addition to the iNews app, the iNews website features daily video interviews with leading business figures and commentary on the day’s business news. Subscribers to the iNews app receive unlimited access to all iNews content, including a weekly interview with former editors Mark Pownall and Mark Beyer, and a daily podcast that wraps up the news of the day called At Close of Business.