【Time】15:00p.m., Wednesday, December 4, 2019
【Venue】B401 Room, NBS
【Title】Training onWRDS and Compustat
1. Wharton Research Data Services (Wrds) is a cross-database research tool specialized in financial area and developed by the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. The databases that NBS has purchased included Compustat, Bankfocus&Osiris, IBES, Thomson Reuters 13f, SDC M&A and DealScan...
2. Compustat works with Wrds to provide academic institutions with powerful and authoritative data through proven business intelligence tools and gains better computing and updated research reports. It covers the fundamentals and market data from more than 32,500 companies that traded on US or Canadian market including over 5,000 items, long annual data since 1950, quarterly data since 1962 and daily price data since 1984, for university to conduct further research, Non-North American companies cover the fundamentals and market data of over 42,000 active and inactive companies, providing annual data since 1988, quarterly data since 2003, daily data since 1986 and monthly data from 20 years ago. All financial data has been standardized to facilitate comparative analysis among companies.