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
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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
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Suppose you created a list with bonds and the accompanying ISIN codes. You can’t use these ISIN codes to download information from the issuer of this bond.
Bloomberg Essentials Training Program [BESS], better known as ‘Bloomberg Certification’, was discontinued at the end of August 2016. When entering this function code now, followed by the… 166 more words