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A

A

Accounting

  • Bloomberg: Contains news, current and historical financial data and analysis for individual companies, stock market indices, fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, economics, and derivatives for both international and domestic markets.
    [Note: Access available in Van Munching Hall Financial Markets Labs (1318 and 3505 Van Munching Hall), and Smith School DC, Baltimore, and Shady Grove campuses.]
  • Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) Datastream: Contains historical financial data on individual companies, stock market indices, fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, economics, and derivatives for both international and domestic markets.
    [Note: Access only via Refinitiv Eikon.]
  • Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) Datastream for Office (DFO) 
    [Note: Datastream Excel Add-in. Excel access available in Van Munching Hall Financial Markets Labs (VMH 3505), and Smith School DC, Baltimore, and Shady Grove campuses.  Users must also be logged into Eikon using specific Eikon user IDs and passwords.]

Advertising

Agricultural Economics

Analyst Reports

  • Morningstar Direct: "Global investment analysis uniting all of Morningstar's data and institutional research"; software allows for the creation of customized reports and presentations. Morningstar Direct provides complete coverage of Morningstar's global investment database and analytics, including worldwide investment data and global market indexes. It has hundreds of financial variables including portfolio and ownership data for thousands of worldwide hedge-funds, open and closed-end funds, exchange traded funds, insurance/life products, U.S. variable annuities and life policies, and 529 plans. In addition, it includes details on 28,000 publicly traded stocks.
    [Note: Access available in Van Munching Hall Financial Markets Labs (1318 and 3505 Van Munching Hall), and via vSmith. If not affiliated with or taking courses at the Smith School, e-mail a request for access to vSmith to helpme@rhsmith.umd.edu.]

Annual Reports

  • Bloomberg: Contains news, current and historical financial data and analysis for individual companies, stock market indices, fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, economics, and derivatives for both international and domestic markets.
    [Note: Access available in Van Munching Hall Financial Markets Labs (1318 and 3505 Van Munching Hall), and Smith School DC, Baltimore, and Shady Grove campuses.]
  • Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) Datastream: Contains historical financial data on individual companies, stock market indices, fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, economics, and derivatives for both international and domestic markets.
    [Note: Access only via Refinitiv Eikon.]

Associations

Auditing

B

B

Bank Loans

  • Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) LPC DealScan: "Provides extensive information on the global syndicated bank loan market. These transactions finance M&A activity, working capital needs and other corporate purposes for loan participants world-wide". Sources include regulatory filings, bank submissions and journalist contributions.
    [Note: Access via WRDS. WRDS access is available by account only - request account at https://wrds.wharton.upenn.edu.]

Biography

Bonds

  • Bloomberg: Contains news, current and historical financial data and analysis for individual companies, stock market indices, fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, economics, and derivatives for both international and domestic markets.
    [Note: Access available in Van Munching Hall Financial Markets Labs (1318 and 3505 Van Munching Hall), and Smith School DC, Baltimore, and Shady Grove campuses.]
  • Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) Datastream: Contains historical financial data on individual companies, stock market indices, fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, economics, and derivatives for both international and domestic markets.
    [Note: Access only via Refinitiv Eikon.]
  • Refinitiv Datastream for Office (DFO) 
    [Note: Datastream Excel Add-in. Excel access available in Van Munching Hall Financial Markets Labs (VMH 3505), and Smith School DC, Baltimore, and Shady Grove campuses.  Users must also be logged into Eikon using specific Eikon user IDs and passwords.]

Brands

Business Financing

  • An Overview of Financing Options: This section will help entrepreneurs to explore different financing options. It lists descriptions of some of the major sources of financing options and when to use them.
  • Pratt's Guide to Venture Capital Sources: [Wellesley Hills, Mass. : Venture Economics, Inc., c1984- . Annual.]
    "Directory of over 800 American and Canadian venture capital companies", Mck Reference HG65.P73
    [Note: Print only.]

Business Opportunities (Government)

Business Planning

Business Plans

C

C

Career

Case Studies

Citation Database

Citations

Company Profiles and Research

  • S&P Capital IQ [Note: Access available only in Van Munching Hall Financial Markets Lab 1318] Find profiles of public and private firms worldwide including financials, officers and directors, ownership, advisory relationships, transactions, securities, key developments, estimates, key documents, credit ratings and research, filings, news and more. Generate comparables analysis and market analysis using Capital IQ's analytical and screening tools. Access to both "real-time and historical information on companies, markets, transactions and people worldwide"

Compensation

Competitors

Consumer Analysis

  • Mediamark [Note: replaced by MRI/Simmons Insights Platform]
    Provides raw data dealing with the demographics and lifestyles of consumers and media audiences.  Information includes consumer demographics, psychographics/lifestyles, product and brand usage, media preferences. 
    [If you are on campus, you can connect from any machine on the UMD network. Just point your browser to the link below and click on “Proceed” on the left menu. You could also try to connect from vsmith.umd.edu. Launch the student desktop on vSmith and then try the URL: https://insights.mrisimmons.com/university/umd (vSmith help documentation is at this link: https://it-dev.rhsmith.umd.edu/vsmith). If working remotely you could try to connect as follows: Connect to UM GlobalProtect UMD VPN, Select the “TunnelAll Gateway” option as shown in pic below, Then point your browser to link: https://insights.mrisimmons.com/university/umd]
  • University Internet Reporter [Note: replaced by MRI/Simmons Insights Platform]
    Provides raw data dealing with the demographics and lifestyles of consumers and media audiences.  Information includes consumer demographics, psychographics/lifestyles, product and brand usage, media preferences. 
    [If you are on campus, you can connect from any machine on the UMD network. Just point your browser to the link below and click on “Proceed” on the left menu. You could also try to connect from vsmith.umd.edu. Launch the student desktop on vSmith and then try the URL: https://insights.mrisimmons.com/university/umd (vSmith help documentation is at this link: https://it-dev.rhsmith.umd.edu/vsmith). If working remotely you could try to connect as follows: Connect to UM GlobalProtect UMD VPN, Select the “TunnelAll Gateway” option as shown in pic below, Then point your browser to link: https://insights.mrisimmons.com/university/umd]

Consumer Price Index

Controversial Issues

Corporate Culture

Country Background

Country Data

Country Research

Culture

D

D

Debt

Demographics

Dictionaries

Direct Investment

Dissertations

Distributors

Doing Business In

DOW Jones Industrial Average

  • Bloomberg: Contains news, current and historical financial data and analysis for individual companies, stock market indices, fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, economics, and derivatives for both international and domestic markets.
    [Note: Access available in Van Munching Hall Financial Markets Labs (1318 and 3505 Van Munching Hall), and Smith School DC, Baltimore, and Shady Grove campuses.]
  • Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) Datastream: Contains historical financial data on individual companies, stock market indices, fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, economics, and derivatives for both international and domestic markets.
    [Note: Access only via Refinitiv Eikon.]
  • Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) Datastream for Office (DFO) 
    [Note: Datastream Excel Add-in. Excel access available in Van Munching Hall Financial Markets Labs (VMH 3505), and Smith School DC, Baltimore, and Shady Grove campuses.  Users must also be logged into Eikon using specific Eikon user IDs and passwords.]

E

E

E-Books

E-Commerce

E-Journals

Econometrics

Economic Data: International

Economic Data: United States

Economic Indicators

  • Bloomberg: Contains news, current and historical financial data and analysis for individual companies, stock market indices, fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, economics, and derivatives for both international and domestic markets.
    [Note: Access available in Van Munching Hall Financial Markets Labs (1318 and 3505 Van Munching Hall), and Smith School DC, Baltimore, and Shady Grove campuses.]
  • Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) Datastream: Contains historical financial data on individual companies, stock market indices, fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, economics, and derivatives for both international and domestic markets.
    [Note: Access only via Refinitiv Eikon.]
  • Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) Datastream for Office (DFO) 
    [Note: Datastream Excel Add-in. Excel access available in Van Munching Hall Financial Markets Labs (VMH 3505), and Smith School DC, Baltimore, and Shady Grove campuses.  Users must also be logged into Eikon using specific Eikon user IDs and passwords.]

Economics Research

Employment

Encyclopedia

Entrepreneurship

Ethics

Export

F

F

Financial Information

  • CRSP: Center for Research in Security Prices [Note: Access via WRDS. WRDS access is available by account only - request account at wrds.wharton.upenn.edu.]:  Contains daily and monthly historical stock data on more than 20,000 stocks (inactive and active companies) from the NYSE (from 1926), AMEX (from 1962), and NASDAQ (from 1972) markets. Includes U.S. market indices, treasuries, mutual funds.
  • Bloomberg: Contains news, current and historical financial data and analysis for individual companies, stock market indices, fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, economics, and derivatives for both international and domestic markets.
    [Note: Access available in Van Munching Hall Financial Markets Labs (1318 and 3505 Van Munching Hall), and Smith School DC, Baltimore, and Shady Grove campuses.]
  • Institute for the Study of Security Markets (ISSM) [Note: Access via WRDS. WRDS access is available by account only — request account at https://wrds.wharton.upenn.edu]: NYSE/AMEX/NASD Trade and Quote Database covering 1983-1992.
  • Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) Datastream: Contains historical financial data on individual companies, stock market indices, fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, economics, and derivatives for both international and domestic markets.
    [Note: Access only via Refinitiv Eikon.]
  • Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) Datastream for Office (DFO) 
    [Note: Datastream Excel Add-in. Excel access available in Van Munching Hall Financial Markets Labs (VMH 3505), and Smith School DC, Baltimore, and Shady Grove campuses.  Users must also be logged into Eikon using specific Eikon user IDs and passwords.]
  • Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) Eikon: Contains current and historical financial data and analysis for individual companies, stock market indices, fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, economics, and derivatives for both international and domestic markets, as well as business and financial news.
    [Note: Access available in Van Munching Hall Financial Markets Labs (1318 and 3505 Van Munching Hall), and Smith School DC, Baltimore, and Shady Grove campuses.]
  • Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) SDC Platinum: Provides a common front end retrieval system for a collection of databases. They contain detailed information on new issues, mergers and acquisitions, syndicated loans, private equity, venture capital, and more for the global financial marketplace.
    [Note: Access via vSmith. If not affiliated with or taking courses at the Smith School, e-mail a request for access to helpme@rhsmith.umd.edu.]
  • Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) Institutional Holdings (13F): Provides data as reported on Form 13F filed with the SEC, i.e. ownership information by institutional managers with $100 million or more in Assets Under Management (Section 13(F) Securities).
    [Note: Access via WRDS. WRDS access is available by account only — request account at https://wrds.wharton.upenn.edu.]
  • Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) Insider Filing Data Feed: Designed to capture all U.S. insider activity as reported on SEC forms 3, 4, 5 and 144
    [Note: Access via WRDS. WRDS access is available by account only — request account at https://wrds.wharton.upenn.edu.]
  • Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) Mutual Fund Holdings: Formerly known as CDA/Spectrum, referred to as Spectrum 1 2, this source "provides holdings information for all registered mutual funds that report their holdings with the SEC, plus 3,000 global funds".
    [Note: Access via WRDS. WRDS access is available by account only — request account at https://wrds.wharton.upenn.edu.]

Foreign Direct Investment

Franchising

Fundraising

G

G

Globalization

Grants

Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

Gross National Income (GNI)

H

H

Human Resource Management

I

I

Import

Industry Analysis

Industry Classification

Industry Overview

Industry Ratios

  • CRSP: Center for Research in Security PricesContains daily and monthly historical stock data on more than 20,000 stocks (inactive and active companies) from the NYSE (from 1926), AMEX (from 1962), and NASDAQ (from 1972) markets. Includes U.S. market indices, treasuries, mutual funds.
    [Note: Access via WRDS. WRDS access is available by account only - request account at wrds.wharton.upenn.edu]
  • Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) Datastream: Contains historical financial data on individual companies, stock market indices, fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, economics, and derivatives for both international and domestic markets.
    [Note: Access only via Refinitiv Eikon.]
  • Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) Datastream for Office (DFO) 
    [Note: Datastream Excel Add-in. Excel access available in Van Munching Hall Financial Markets Labs (VMH 3505), and Smith School DC, Baltimore, and Shady Grove campuses.  Users must also be logged into Eikon using specific Eikon user IDs and passwords.]

Industry Trends

International Affairs

International Business

  • S&P Capital IQ [Note: Access available only in Van Munching Hall Financial Markets Lab 1318] Find profiles of public and private firms worldwide including financials, officers and directors, ownership, advisory relationships, transactions, securities, key developments, estimates, key documents, credit ratings and research, filings, news and more. Generate comparables analysis and market analysis using Capital IQ's analytical and screening tools. Access to both "real-time and historical information on companies, markets, transactions and people worldwide"

International Law

International Trade

Investment and Securities

  • S&P Capital IQ [Note: Access available only in Van Munching Hall Financial Markets Lab 1318] Find profiles of public and private firms worldwide including financials, officers and directors, ownership, advisory relationships, transactions, securities, key developments, estimates, key documents, credit ratings and research, filings, news and more. Generate comparables analysis and market analysis using Capital IQ's analytical and screening tools. Access to both "real-time and historical information on companies, markets, transactions and people worldwide"
  • Bloomberg: Contains news, current and historical financial data and analysis for individual companies, stock market indices, fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, economics, and derivatives for both international and domestic markets.
    [Note: Access available in Van Munching Hall Financial Markets Labs (1318 and 3505 Van Munching Hall), and Smith School DC, Baltimore, and Shady Grove campuses.]
  • Morningstar Direct: "Global investment analysis uniting all of Morningstar's data and institutional research"; software allows for the creation of customized reports and presentations. Morningstar Direct provides complete coverage of Morningstar's global investment database and analytics, including worldwide investment data and global market indexes. It has hundreds of financial variables including portfolio and ownership data for thousands of worldwide hedge-funds, open and closed-end funds, exchange traded funds, insurance/life products, U.S. variable annuities and life policies, and 529 plans. In addition, it includes details on 28,000 publicly traded stocks.
    [Note: Access available in Van Munching Hall Financial Markets Labs (1318 and 3505 Van Munching Hall), and via vSmith. If not affiliated with or taking courses at the Smith School, e-mail a request for access to vSmith to helpme@rhsmith.umd.edu.]
  • OptionMetrics: "Comprehensive source of historical price and implied volatility data for the US equity and index options markets".
    [Note: Access via WRDS. WRDS access is available by account only — request account at https://wrds.wharton.upenn.edu]
  • Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) Eikon: Contains current and historical financial data and analysis for individual companies, stock market indices, fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, economics, and derivatives for both international and domestic markets, as well as business and financial news.
    [Note: Access available in Van Munching Hall Financial Markets Labs (1318 and 3505 Van Munching Hall), and Smith School DC, Baltimore, and Shady Grove campuses.]
  • Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) LPC DealScan: "Provides extensive information on the global syndicated bank loan market. These transactions finance M&A activity, working capital needs and other corporate purposes for loan participants world-wide". Sources include regulatory filings, bank submissions and journalist contributions.
    [Note: Access via WRDS. WRDS access is available by account only — request account at https://wrds.wharton.upenn.edu.]
  • Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) Institutional Holdings (13F): Provides data as reported on Form 13F filed with the SEC, i.e. ownership information by institutional managers with $100 million or more in Assets Under Management (Section 13(F) Securities)
    [Note: Access via WRDS. WRDS access is available by account only — request account at https://wrds.wharton.upenn.edu.]
  • Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) Insider Filing Data Feed: Designed to capture all U.S. insider activity as reported on SEC forms 3, 4, 5 and 144.
    [Note: Access via WRDS. WRDS access is available by account only — request account at https://wrds.wharton.upenn.edu.]

J

J

Jobs

L

L

Law

Leadership

Lifestyles

  • University Internet Reporter [Note: replaced by MRI/Simmons Insights Platform]
    Provides raw data dealing with the demographics and lifestyles of consumers and media audiences.  Information includes consumer demographics, psychographics/lifestyles, product and brand usage, media preferences. 
    [If you are on campus, you can connect from any machine on the UMD network. Just point your browser to the link below and click on “Proceed” on the left menu. You could also try to connect from vsmith.umd.edu. Launch the student desktop on vSmith and then try the URL: https://insights.mrisimmons.com/university/umd (vSmith help documentation is at this link: https://it-dev.rhsmith.umd.edu/vsmith). If working remotely you could try to connect as follows: Connect to UM GlobalProtect UMD VPN, Select the “TunnelAll Gateway” option as shown in pic below, Then point your browser to link: https://insights.mrisimmons.com/university/umd]

Logistics

M

M

Management

Manufacturing

Market Share

Market Size

Marketing

  • Mediamark [Note: replaced by MRI/Simmons Insights Platform]
    Provides raw data dealing with the demographics and lifestyles of consumers and media audiences.  Information includes consumer demographics, psychographics/lifestyles, product and brand usage, media preferences. 
    [If you are on campus, you can connect from any machine on the UMD network. Just point your browser to the link below and click on “Proceed” on the left menu. You could also try to connect from vsmith.umd.edu. Launch the student desktop on vSmith and then try the URL: https://insights.mrisimmons.com/university/umd (vSmith help documentation is at this link: https://it-dev.rhsmith.umd.edu/vsmith). If working remotely you could try to connect as follows: Connect to UM GlobalProtect UMD VPN, Select the “TunnelAll Gateway” option as shown in pic below, Then point your browser to link: https://insights.mrisimmons.com/university/umd]
  • University Internet Reporter [Note: replaced by MRI/Simmons Insights Platform]
    Provides raw data dealing with the demographics and lifestyles of consumers and media audiences.  Information includes consumer demographics, psychographics/lifestyles, product and brand usage, media preferences. 
    [If you are on campus, you can connect from any machine on the UMD network. Just point your browser to the link below and click on “Proceed” on the left menu. You could also try to connect from vsmith.umd.edu. Launch the student desktop on vSmith and then try the URL: https://insights.mrisimmons.com/university/umd (vSmith help documentation is at this link: https://it-dev.rhsmith.umd.edu/vsmith). If working remotely you could try to connect as follows: Connect to UM GlobalProtect UMD VPN, Select the “TunnelAll Gateway” option as shown in pic below, Then point your browser to link: https://insights.mrisimmons.com/university/umd]

Marketing Plans

Master's Theses

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Bloomberg: Contains news, current and historical financial data and analysis for individual companies, stock market indices, fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, economics, and derivatives for both international and domestic markets.
    [Note: Access available in Van Munching Hall Financial Markets Labs (1318 and 3505 Van Munching Hall), and Smith School DC, Baltimore, and Shady Grove campuses.]
  • Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) SDC Platinum: Provides a common front end retrieval system for a collection of databases. They contain detailed information on new issues, mergers and acquisitions, syndicated loans, private equity, venture capital, and more for the global financial marketplace.
    [Note: Access via vSmith. If not affiliated with or taking courses at the Smith School, e-mail a request for access to vSmith to helpme@rhsmith.umd.edu.]
  • Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) Datastream: Contains historical financial data on individual companies, stock market indices, fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, economics, and derivatives for both international and domestic markets.
    [Note: Access only via Refinitiv Eikon]

Mutual Funds

  • Morningstar Direct: "Global investment analysis uniting all of Morningstar's data and institutional research"; software allows for the creation of customized reports and presentations. Morningstar Direct provides complete coverage of Morningstar's global investment database and analytics, including worldwide investment data and global market indexes. It has hundreds of financial variables including portfolio and ownership data for thousands of worldwide hedge-funds, open and closed-end funds, exchange traded funds, insurance/life products, U.S. variable annuities and life policies, and 529 plans. In addition, it includes details on 28,000 publicly traded stocks.
    [Note: Access available in Van Munching Hall Financial Markets Labs (1318 and 3505 Van Munching Hall), and via vSmith. If not affiliated with or taking courses at the Smith School, e-mail a request for access to vSmith to helpme@rhsmith.umd.edu.]
  • CRSP: Center for Research in Security PricesContains daily and monthly historical stock data on more than 20,000 stocks (inactive and active companies) from the NYSE (from 1926), AMEX (from 1962), and NASDAQ (from 1972) markets. Includes U.S. market indices, treasuries, mutual funds.
    [Note: Access via WRDS. WRDS access is available by account only - request account at wrds.wharton.upenn.edu]
  • Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) Mutual Fund Holdings: Formerly known as CDA/Spectrum, referred to as Spectrum 1 2, this source "provides holdings information for all registered mutual funds that report their holdings with the SEC, plus 3,000 global funds".
    [Note: Access via WRDS. WRDS access is available by account only — request account at https://wrds.wharton.upenn.edu.]

N

N

NAICS Code

News

  • Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) Eikon: Contains current and historical financial data and analysis for individual companies, stock market indices, fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, economics, and derivatives for both international and domestic markets, as well as business and financial news.
    [Note: Access available in Van Munching Hall Financial Markets Labs (1318 and 3505 Van Munching Hall), and Smith School DC, Baltimore, and Shady Grove campuses.]

Nonprofits

O

O

Operations Management

Options

  • OptionMetrics: "Comprehensive source of historical price and implied volatility data for the US equity and index options markets".
    [Note: Access via WRDS. WRDS access is available by account only — request account at https://wrds.wharton.upenn.edu]

Outsourcing

P

P

Patents and Trademarks

Philanthropy

Polls

Ports

Product Codes

Product Development

Public Policy

R

R

Rankings

Regional News

Regulations

Research

Risk

S

S

S&P 500

  • Bloomberg: Contains news, current and historical financial data and analysis for individual companies, stock market indices, fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, economics, and derivatives for both international and domestic markets.
    [Note: Access available in Van Munching Hall Financial Markets Labs (1318 and 3505 Van Munching Hall), and Smith School DC, Baltimore, and Shady Grove campuses.]
  • Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) Datastream: Contains historical financial data on individual companies, stock market indices, fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, economics, and derivatives for both international and domestic markets.
    [Note: Access only via Refinitiv Eikon.]
  • Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) Datastream for Office (DFO)
    [Note: Datastream Excel Add-in. Excel access available in Van Munching Hall Financial Markets Labs (VHM 3505), and Smith School DC, Baltimore, and Shady Grove campuses.  Users must also be logged into Eikon using specific Eikon user IDs and passwords.]

SEC Filings

SIC

Small Business

Social Entrepreneurship

Statistics: International

Statistics: United States

Stock Exchange

  • CRSP: Center for Research in Security Prices: Contains daily and monthly historical stock data on more than 20,000 stocks (inactive and active companies) from the NYSE (from 1926), AMEX (from 1962), and NASDAQ (from 1972) markets. Includes U.S. market indices, treasuries, mutual funds.
    [Note: Access via WRDS. WRDS access is available by account only - request account at wrds.wharton.upenn.edu]
  • Bloomberg: Contains news, current and historical financial data and analysis for individual companies, stock market indices, fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, economics, and derivatives for both international and domestic markets.
    [Note: Access available in Van Munching Hall Financial Markets Labs (1318 and 3505 Van Munching Hall), and Smith School DC, Baltimore, and Shady Grove campuses.]
  • Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) Datastream: Contains historical financial data on individual companies, stock market indices, fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, economics, and derivatives for both international and domestic markets.
    [Note: Access only via Refinitiv Eikon.]
  • Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) Datastream for Office (DFO)
    [Note: Datastream Excel Add-in. Excel access available in Van Munching Hall Financial Markets Labs (VMH 3505), and Smith School DC, Baltimore, and Shady Grove campuses.  Users must also be logged into Eikon using specific Eikon user IDs and passwords.]

Stocks

  • CRSP: Center for Research in Security Prices: Contains daily and monthly historical stock data on more than 20,000 stocks (inactive and active companies) from the NYSE (from 1926), AMEX (from 1962), and NASDAQ (from 1972) markets. Includes U.S. market indices, treasuries, mutual funds.
    [Note: Access via WRDS. WRDS access is available by account only - request account at wrds.wharton.upenn.edu]
  • Bloomberg: Contains news, current and historical financial data and analysis for individual companies, stock market indices, fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, economics, and derivatives for both international and domestic markets.
    [Note: Access available in Van Munching Hall Financial Markets Labs (1318 and 3505 Van Munching Hall), and Smith School DC, Baltimore, and Shady Grove campuses.]
  • Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) Eikon: Contains current and historical financial data and analysis for individual companies, stock market indices, fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, economics, and derivatives for both international and domestic markets, as well as business and financial news.
    [Note: Access available in Van Munching Hall Financial Markets Labs (1318 and 3505 Van Munching Hall), and Smith School DC, Baltimore, and Shady Grove campuses.]
  • Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) Datastream: Contains historical financial data on individual companies, stock market indices, fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, economics, and derivatives for both international and domestic markets.
    [Note: Access only via Refinitiv Eikon.]
  • Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) Datastream for Office (DFO) 
    [Note: Datastream Excel Add-in. Excel access available in Van Munching Hall Financial Markets Labs (VMH 3505), and Smith School DC, Baltimore, and Shady Grove campuses.  Users must also be logged into Eikon using specific Eikon user IDs and passwords.]
  • Morningstar Direct: "Global investment analysis uniting all of Morningstar's data and institutional research"; software allows for the creation of customized reports and presentations. Morningstar Direct provides complete coverage of Morningstar's global investment database and analytics, including worldwide investment data and global market indexes. It has hundreds of financial variables including portfolio and ownership data for thousands of worldwide hedge-funds, open and closed-end funds, exchange traded funds, insurance/life products, U.S. variable annuities and life policies, and 529 plans. In addition, it includes details on 28,000 publicly traded stocks.
    [Note: Access available in Van Munching Hall Financial Markets Labs (1318 and 3505 Van Munching Hall), and via vSmith. If not affiliated with or taking courses at the Smith School, e-mail a request for access to vSmith to helpme@rhsmith.umd.edu.]

Surveys

SWOT

T

T

Taxation

Technology

Theses

Trade Agreements

Training

Trains

Transportation Modes

V

V

Venture Capital

Volunteerism

W

W

Wall Street Journal

Wholesale

Contact us:

Lily Griner at griner@umd.edu
Zaida Diaz at zdiaz@umd.edu