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Wharton Research Data Services

The following datasets are available via the Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS). Databases in WRDS provides a detailed description of particular services or databases. To gain access, please request a WRDS Account. Your account will be authorized by the Terry College of Business WRDS account manager within approximately 48 hours.

Current Subscriptions:

  • AuditAnalytics
  • Bank Regulatory
  • Beta Suite by WRDS
  • Blockholders
  • Bureau van Dijk
  • CBOE Indexes
  • Compustat Capital IQ
  • Contributed Data
  • CRSP
  • DMEF Academic Data
  • Dow Jones
  • Efficient Frontier by WRDS
  • Event Study by WRDS
  • Eventus
  • Fama French & Liquidity Factors
  • Federal Reserve Bank
  • Financial Ratios Suite by WRDS
  • IBES
  • IHS Global Insight
  • Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS)
  • Intraday Indicators by WRDS
  • IRI
  • ISS Voting Analytics Linking Suite by WRDS
  • Macro Finance Society
  • MSRB
  • Option Metrics
  • Option Suite by WRDS
  • OTC Markets
  • Penn World Tables
  • Peters and Taylor Total Q
  • PHLX
  • Public
  • Research Quotient
  • SAS Visual Analytics
  • SEC Order Execution
  • TAQ
  • Thomson Reuters
  • World Indices by WRDS
  • WRDS Backtester


Thomson Reuters Guidance Datafeed

To replace the discontinued Thomson Reuters First Call Historical Database (FCHD) which is no longer available in WRDS, Terry College has purchased the Thomson Reuters Guidance Datafeed, a feed that offers quantitative (numeric) company expectations from press releases and transcripts of corporate events with First Call and I/B/E/S earnings forecasts.

To access the Thomson Reuters Guidance Datafeed, contact Terry OIT.

SDC Platinum and Other Data Services

In addition, Terry College subscribes to SDC Platinum: Global New Issues / Mergers & Acquisitions. Request installation of SDC Platinum from Terry OIT.

Bureau Van Dijk's Zephyr and Orbis

Zephyr is an information solution containing M&A, IPO, private equity, venture capital deals and rumors. No other M&A product adds more deals per year or links to such an extensive source of company information. Zephyr is updated hourly.

Orbis combines information from regulatory and other sources and delivers company information with added value, serving as a powerful comparable data resource on private companies. Use Orbis to find, analyze and compare companies worldwide.

These are available through Wharton Research Data Services.

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