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Company Results by Geographical Location

The ability to locate results by geographical location can be troublesome when having to consult multiple copies of a company’s Annual Report & Accounts.

Using a business database can make this task quicker and easier. 349 more words

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Canadian Periodicals Index Quarterly (CPIQ)

By Ken Fox

The CPIQ is a quarterly index of Canadian journals, magazines, and newspapers, with a vast store of pertinent online content going back at least to the 1980s. 935 more words

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Comparing security identifiers for business databases

The problem

Researchers frequently need to retrieve data on thousands of companies from several sources and combine the results. Each business database that lists securities (companies, bonds, options, etc.) uses their own identifier code. 639 more words


How I made Markit CDS play nice with other databases

The problem

Markit CDS is a source for credit default swap data for quoted companies, private companies and governments. Academic researchers with access to a resource like this usually need to cross reference the securities’ fundamentals or financial data. 718 more words


Obtaining historical corporate credit ratings data from ThomsonONE.com

Corporate credit ratings data are useful to assess the financial capabilities of companies to pay back their debt obligations.

Current ratings market is dominated by three rating agencies, the so called ‘big three’. 399 more words

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Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC)

The recently introduced Bloomberg Market Concepts course provides an introductory guide to Finance.

For those educational institutions that have Bloomberg Professional, this is free to students when they complete the course at a Bloomberg terminal, which would otherwise be charged for, when taken online. 408 more words

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A quick look at Research Quotient: Analyse and measure the effectiveness of a firm's R&D

A new resource has been added to our collection on WRDS called Research Quotient. It collates increase in total revenue with estimated investment in research and development (R&D) between 1974 and 2010. 83 more words

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