Financial Services Industry in US – Porter’s Five Forces Strategy Analysis
The financial sector consists of businesses primarily engaged in transactions that involve the creation, liquidation, or change in ownership of financial assets (stocks, bonds, and derivatives), and these services are provided all entities, including households, corporations, not for profit organizations, small businesses etc. These businesses are principally commercial banks, security brokers and dealers, portfolio managers, insurance companies, and exchanges.
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.
Aruvian 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.