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Political Fighting is Sorta Good...For the Markets

Yep. That’s about the only thing our political strife produces: solid stock performance. According to S&P Capital IQ research, a mix of a Democratic president and Republican Congress produces the highest annual returns for the Standard and Poor 500 Index (over 15 percent annually). 107 more words

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Company Employee Data Using Different Databases

How many employees work for a company?

This would appear to be a simple question. But perhaps not…

Although the company in question will have a more exacting answer as to values at any particular point in time, this would be considered commercially sensitive information. 413 more words

Business Databases

From ISIN codes to Compustat (via Capital IQ using GVKEY, CUSIP and Name)

Given a list of North American company ISIN codes from the Markit credit default swap database (via a lookup database), you may want to join in quarterly company fundamentals from… 296 more words

Business Databases

Using Capital IQ to screen for company executives and board members

S&P Capital IQ is a premier financial database that is available for the use of Wharton students in the Yablon Financial Resources Lab here in the… 889 more words

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Using business databases with Microsoft Office 2016 for Windows

Last month saw the release of the latest version of Microsoft’s ubiquitous Office suite for Windows, named version 2016. It brings new features and a design more in line with that of versions of Office released for iOS and Android. 762 more words

Business Databases

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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Business Databases

Screening for Alumni-Company Links

Job seekers are often interested in identifying companies that employ alumni from their schools. Here are brief descriptions of four databases that  uncover alumni-company links. The databases report on different although overlapping populations, and vary in the number and type of screening variables they provide. 498 more words

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