IHS Global Insight (USA), Inc., formerly Global Insight, is an investment research firm located in Lexington, Massachusetts. The firm was founded as Global Insight in 2001 through the merger of Data Resources, Inc. (DRI) and Wharton Econometric Forecasting Associates (WEFA). In 2008, Global Insight was acquired by IHS and the name of the firm was changed to IHS Global Insight. The firm is a subsidiary of IHS Global, Inc.IHS Global Insight provides economic and financial analysis, market forecasting and market intelligence to a variety of clients in the industry, finance and government sectors. IHS Global Insight provides coverage of over 170 industries in over 200 countries. Their coverage area includes North and South America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. IHS Global Insight's research focuses on the following industries: agriculture, automotive, commerce/transportation, construction, consumer goods, energy, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, lending and payment services, manufacturing, steel, technology, telecommunications and travel/tourism.