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Future of specific industries

  1. Dec 15, 2013 #1
    Hey guys! I'm just wondering do you know where I can see the growth and total money made by an industry like say robotics or petroleum.

    I just wanna see what industry I want to go into when I'm older:)! Thanks
     
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  3. Dec 15, 2013 #2

    Vanadium 50

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    Individual companies, if publicly traded, need to make this information public in their annual reports. Those are on the web.
     
  4. Dec 15, 2013 #3
    Oh you can't like look at how much annual profit an industry makes and the forecast.
     
  5. Dec 15, 2013 #4

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    That's not what V indicated. Annual reports and other publications of corporations often contain 'forward-looking statements', although they do not contain their detailed strategy or proprietary information.

    There are various organizations to try to look years or decades ahead for trends, but they are rather speculative, although some may be better than others.

    And example is Trends Research - http://www.trendsresearch.com/. No endorsement expressed or implied.
     
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