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AMADEUS is a comprehensive, pan-European database containing financial information on over 6.5 million public and private companies in 41 European countries.
BANKSCOPE is a database containing financial information on over 13,000 public and private banks worldwide. Up to 8 years of detailed information are available for European banks (top 6,300), North American banks (top 1,600), all 930 Japanese commercial and sogo banks, and over 4,100 other major banks. Each report contains detailed consolidated and/or unconsolidated balance sheet and income statement, and also ratings, ownership, security and price information.
CMA Datavision™ Historical Data is a database on Credit Default Swaps which comprises accurate, independent historical prices from 2004 to the present day for more than 1,500 CDS entities (corporate and sovereign). Full term structures are available covering 0.5-10 tenors. This database is currently avaliable in the Datastream terminal.
COMPUSTAT Global provides data covering publicly traded companies in more than 80 countries, representing over 90% of the world's market capitalization, including coverage of over 96% of European market capitalization and 88% of Asian market capitalization.
COMPUSTAT North America provides more than 300 annual and 100 quarterly Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Statement of Cash Flows, and supplemental data items on more than 24,000 publicly held companies. It includes COMPUSTAT BACK DATA that contains historical information of US companies from 1960.
The Center for Research in Security Prices maintains the most comprehensive collection of security price, return, and volume data for the NYSE, AMEX and Nasdaq stock markets. Additional CRSP files provide stock indices, beta- and cap-based portfolio, treasury bond and risk-free rates, and mutual fund databases.
It currently contains complete historical information for over 30,361 (11,232 dead and 19,129 live funds) open-ended funds (Equity funds, Taxable and municipal bond funds, International funds, Money market funds).
Database offering information on market indexes, the total volume of transactions, economic indicators, shares and bonds, and exchange and interest rates for more than 100,000 equities in more than 175 countries and 60 markets. It offers as well prices and other information of commodities.
The DealScan data describe loans to large corporations over the past 15 years. The data include pricing information (interest and fees); information on non-price terms such as maturity, collateral, commitment amounts, type of loan; and the names of the borrower and lenders.
The ESEE (Encuesta Sobre Estrategias Empresariales) is a statistical research package that each year samples a representative panel of Spanish manufacturing firms with 10 or more employees. The sample includes information on: activity, products and manufacturing processes; customers and suppliers; costs and prices; markets covered; technological activities; foreign trade; and employment.
COMPUSTAT Executive Compensation (ExecuComp) is a database for executive compensation analyses. This database includes data that “cover current, historic and total compensation, executive options and compensation of industry peers and comprehensive and objective executive compensation on the top officers for companies within the S&P 1500.”
The Institutional Brokers Estimates System provides consensus and detail forecasts from security analysts, including earnings per share, revenue, cash flow, long-term growth projections and stock recommendations.
KLD is a comprehensive research database, measuring the social and environmental performance of corporations. It currently covers all companies on the S&P 500 Index and the Domini 400 Social Index (DS 400), as well as the 3,000 largest U.S. publicly traded companies by market capitalization.
OSIRIS is a database containing financial information on globally listed public companies, including banks and insurance firms from over 120 countries. The combined industrial company dataset contains standardized and as reported financials, including restated accounts, for up to 20 years on over 38,000 companies. The bank financials in OSIRIS offers up to 8 years of financial data for more than 2,300 listed banks.
PATSTAT (EPO Worldwide Patent Statistical Database) is a world wide database from 100 countries, and it contains 15 tables including bibliographic data, citations and family links.
SABI contains comprehensive information on companies in Spain and Portugal. It provides the general information and annual accounting information of more than 2 million Spanish companies and more than 500,000 Portuguese companies.
SDC Platinum keeps you on top of the market with the most thorough and accurate M&A and new issues data. League tables generated using SDC are used as the authoritative source in annual reports, marketing materials, and pitchbooks.
Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) is the award-winning research platform and business intelligence tool for over 40,000+ corporate, academic, government and nonprofit clients at over 400+ institutions in 30+ countries.

WRDS provides the user with one location to access over 250 terabytes of data across multiple disciplines including Accounting, Banking, Economics, Finance, ESG, and Statistics.

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The Bank for the Accounts of Companies Harmonized (BACH) is a free access database containing relatively harmonized annual financial data of European non-financial companies.
The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) statistics are a source of information on various elements of the global financial system.
The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) produces economic accounts statistics that enable government and business decision-makers, researchers, and the American public to follow and understand the performance of the Nation's economy.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.
The Center for International Development at Harvard University (CID) publicly offers data developed through its research.
The Current Population Survey (CPS) on Web is a set of utilities enabling you to access CPS data and documentation from its website.
EarthTrends is a comprehensive online database, maintained by the World Resources Institute, that focuses on the environmental, social, and economic trends that shape our world
All companies, foreign and domestic, are required to file registration statements, periodic reports, and other forms electronically through EDGAR. Anyone can access and download this information for free. Here you'll find links to a complete list of filings available through EDGAR and instructions for searching the EDGAR database.
The Survey of Household Finances (EFF) is the only statistical source in Spain that enables income, assets, debt and spending to be related to one another at the household level.
The Economic and Social Data Service (ESDS) is a national data service providing access and support for an extensive range of key economic and social data, both quantitative and qualitative, spanning many disciplines and themes. ESDS provides an integrated service offering enhanced support for the secondary use of data across the research, learning and teaching communities.
The European Data Portal harvests the metadata of Public Sector Information available on public data portals across European countries. Information regarding the provision of data and the benefits of re-using data is also included.
The Federal Reserve Board provides download data related to selected Federal Reserve Board statistical releases.
FRED (Federal Reserve Economic Data) is a database of 20,035 U.S. economic time series.
The Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS) is a response to a perceived need for policy relevant data that would allow policy makers to move beyond simply measuring rates of unemployment, poverty and health care use, for example, to understanding the determinants of these observed social sector outcomes.
The Technological Innovation Panel (PITEC) is a statistical instrument for studying the innovation activities of Spanish firms over time.
The Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) is a nationally representative longitudinal study of nearly 8,000 U.S. families. The PSID collects data on economic, health and social behavior.
The Penn World Table (PWT) provides purchasing power parity and national income accounts converted to international prices for 188 countries for some or all of the years 1950-2004.
S&P Credit Default Swap (CDS) U.S. Indices seeks to reflect the credit default swap market for U.S. corporate credits and to increase transparency for market participants. These indices offer insight into the performance of the U.S. CDS marketplace, including the investment grade and high-yield markets.
The Survey of Consumer Finances (SCF) is a triennial survey of the balance sheet, pension, income, and other demographic characteristics of U.S. families. The survey also gathers information on the use of financial institutions.
The Survey of Small Business Finances (SSBF) collects information on small businesses (fewer than 500 employees) in the United States.
The Census Bureau serves as a source of data about U.S. people and economy.
The World Bank's Open Data initiative is intended to provide all users with access to World Bank data. The data catalog is a listing of available World Bank data sources. This listing will continue to be updated as additional data resources are added. These resources include databases, pre-formatted tables and reports. Each of the listings includes a description of the data source and a direct link to that source. Where possible, the databases are linked directly to a selection screen to allow users to select the countries, indicators, and years they would like to search. Those search results can be exported in different formats. Users can also choose to download the entire database directly from the catalog.
World Bank Opens Financial Data with Launch of Web Pilot