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Finance

Guide to Finance Resources - Literature and Data

Overview

To use the pricing data, company identifiers are used.  Tickers can cause problems as they can be reassigned or changed.  CUSIPs are preferred as they do not change. 

Please see Company Identifier tab for clarification of working with different data vendors company identifiers.

Stock & Index Prices - Daily and less frequent + Dividents & Splits

Stock & Index prices - Intraday

Short Interest & Factors

This section has sources related to the equity market

Short interest data comes from several sources depending on the market and the time period.

 - Use WRDS for data on the NYSE from 1/05-7/07.