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A quick look at local and world market indices in Datastream

With a wealth of information and functions available, it is easy to miss a few potentially useful commands in Thomson Reuters Datastream. Here are some examples relating to local equity indices and global ones. 317 more words

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Using business databases with Microsoft Edge on Windows 10

The newly released Windows 10 is a currently a free upgrade from Windows 7 and Windows 8.x. It claims to “transform the way you work and play” amongst other things. 323 more words

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Getting data on all UK companies except one sector in Datastream

A common request in Thomson Reuters Datastream is to get all the companies in a particular country except for a few sectors. Previously, the Criteria Search function provided an easy way to this. 415 more words

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Insider trading

Definition of Insider Trading (from Investopedia):

The buying or selling of a security by someone who has access to material, nonpublic information about the security.

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Intraday quotes for equities and indices

Global source

Use Bloomberg.

For Equities and Indices:

Type the stock’s ticker symbol then hit and hit <GO>

Choose: GIP – Intraday Price Graph… 169 more words

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Business Ratios

In seeking out ratios for companies I would be reluctant to use free web-based services. The University of Manchester Library pays subscriptions to allow current students and staff to use numerous specialised financial databases. 346 more words

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Company and Industry Comparisons

Comparing a company to its industry is not always straightforward. There are many classification systems to group similar companies together. There are UK/US SIC codes and an additional, separate one for North America – just to muddy the waters! 899 more words

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