The U.S. financial markets consist of many separate markets for diverse products offered on a range of trading platforms and exchanges. Among the many products traded are fixed-income securities, equities, foreign exchange and derivatives.
This research analyzes the Financial Services Industry in United States in Michael Porter’s Five Forces Analysis. It uses concepts developed in Industrial Organization (IO) economics to derive five forces that determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of a market. The report analyzes the US financial services industry through the bargaining power of the suppliers and buyers, the competitive rivalry in the market, the threat of new entrants and the threat of substitutes facing the industry.
Apart from the Porter's Five Forces analysis, the report also includes a brief overview of the US financial services industry.
B. Introduction to the Industry
B.1 Industry Definition
B.2 Industry Profile
B.3 Industry Segmentation
B.4 Impacts on the Industry
B.5 Industry Forecast
C. Porter’s Five Forces Strategy Analysis
C.1 Bargaining Power of Buyers
C.2 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
C.3 Competitive Rivalry in the Industry
C.4 Threat of New Entrants
C.5 Threat of Substitutes
E. Glossary of Terms