Ready to trade in your job for life as an entrepreneur? Need market analysis, access to real estate transactions, or business and advertising information? We have some terrific free resources for you here at the Somerville Public Library! Come and check out our business related magazines and newspapers like some of these:
Banker & Tradesman -- a weekly banking, commercial, industrial, and real estate newspaper for Massachusetts. It is a valued advertising vehicle, providing a one-of-a-kind outlet for companies to grow their brands. B&T collects development data and is a premier source of real estate and mortgage transactions in the region.
Barron's -- a weekly newspaper published by Dow Jones & Company which covers US financial information, market developments, and relevant statistics. Each issue includes a summary of the previous week's market activity with news reports and analysis and outlook on the week to come. Barron's features an anual report of the Best Online Brokers featuring a ranking of top online trading brokerage firms. Dow Jones also publishes The Wall Street Journal to which SPL subscribes daily.
Bloomberg Businessweek -- an American weekly business magazine providing information about events in the business world. Its awards include: top business magazine in the country in 2011 by Adweek, General Excellence Award for general-interest magazines at the National Magazine Awards in 2012, and in 2014, Bloomberg Businessweek won a Society of American Business Editors and Writers Best in Business Award for Magazines, General Excellence.
Boston Business Journal -- a weekly newspaper reporting local business and industry news, popular topics from around the nation, and the latest networking and marketing alerts. Through its journalism, marketing, and face-to-face events, the Business Journal offers many avenues for making connections that can lead to a competitive edge locally, regionally and nationally. The BBJ Book of Lists is a data gold mine of 3,000 executive & company names.
Economist -- a weekly magazine focusing on world events, politics and business, but also covers science, technology, books and the arts. The Economist supports free trade, globalization, free immigration, and cultural liberalism (such as supporting legal recognition for same-sex marriage or drug liberalization). Periodically, it publishes Technology Quarterly, a special section focusing on recent developments in science and technology.
Fortune -- a multinational business magazine founded by Henry Luce in 1929. The magazine competes with Forbes and Bloomberg Businessweek in the national business magazine category and specializes in long, in-depth feature articles. The magazine regularly publishes ranked lists, such as the Fortune 500, Fortune's Most Powerful Women, and the 100 Best Companies to Work For.