Researchers commonly need to combine data from multiple sources. Even when the sources are offered through the same platform such as Wharton Research Data Service (WRDS), this can still be a difficult process with many choices. 694 more words
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Students often enquire about creating a list of companies in a particular area…sector of the economy, or industry.
The Equity Screening function in Bloomberg is an obvious starting point. 585 more words
Datastream is useful to be able to search for multiple companies (Series) and datatypes, in terms of quantitative data.
For example, Tesco PLC, J Sainsbury PLC and Marks & Spencer Group PLC are UK supermaket groups, each within the FTSE100 Price Index. 633 more words
Downloading bulk data from financial databases can be a tiring process. You may need panel data structured in a very specific way for analysis in a tool like Stata, and the data provider provides data in a different and limited way; perhaps for one company or one year at a time, leaving you to build it into the shape you need. 1,676 more words
Students are often confused when viewing company financial statements (Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow Statement) in different databases. The reason being, that the values displayed, for the same company, often don’t match. 521 more words
Locating Market Research content is less straightforward than company financial data – many databases provide this coverage (Thomson ONE.com, Bloomberg Professional, Capital IQ, Fame, Amadeus, Datastream – to see posts which include content on these, scroll down and click on the ‘Tag Cloud’ links on the right hand menu). 1,104 more words