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Resources in WRDS

                                                             Key resources found in WRDS:

Compustat Global

  • ​​Contains non-U.S. and non-Canadian fundamental and market information on more than 33,900 active and inactive publicly held companies with annual data history from 1987.

CRSP Indices

  • Contains five groups of indices: the CRSP Stock File Indices, the CRSP Cap-Based Portfolios, the CRSP Indices for the S&P 500 Universe, the CRSP Treasury and Inflation (CTI) Indices, and the CRSP Select Treasury Indices. Each index is offered as a series that contains decile subsets for market analysis.
CRSP/ Compustat Merged 
  • Stock prices (1926 to last year) and financials for U.S companies (1954 to last year)   

CRSP Survivor-Bias-Free Mutual Funds

  • Contains complete historical information for roughly 39,000 open-ended funds; over 26,000 active, nearly 13,000 delisted. Included are: Equity funds, Taxable and municipal bond funds, International funds, Money market funds, Variable annuity underlying funds, ETFs and ETNs.

​       CRSP  US Treasury

  • Over 1.6 million end-of-day price observations for 3,350 US Treasury bills, notes, and bonds and over 101,500 prices for 6,500 month-end issues are included.

IHS Global Insight                                                                                       

  • International financial and economic data. Covers 120+ industries & 200 countries. This cluster of data is offered as the result of Global Insight subscription. See the Global Insight database to see all the data offered in their subscription.
       Thomson Reuters Historical IBES Estimates 
  • The Institutional Brokers Estimates System, or IBES provides  historical consensus estimates from security analysts.
**Note that additional resources on WRDS are included as complimentary subscriptions for Brandeis users (e.g. CBOE)**

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