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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.
    **Note that additional resources on WRDS are included as complimentary subscriptions for Brandeis users (e.g. CBOE)**

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