A classification of business operations based on the type of goods or service produced: Industrial Mining and Minerals, Auto Manufacturers, Conglomerates. Investors often analyze a company's stock price and financial performance by comparing it to individual companies within the industry or the industry as a whole. Compare to sector.
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Accounting Principles Board (APB)
sector rotation
National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD)
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