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Finding and using financial data at Princeton University

Lipper Hedge Fund Database (TASS) Quantitative performance data on over 7,500 actively reporting Hedge funds and Funds of Hedge Funds.  Performance data on over 11,000 graveyard funds that have liquidated or stopped reporting.  Available through WRDS. Requires user to validate through password (undergraduates request a research assistant account and list your adviser as your faculty member).  1990+
Morningstar Direct* Includes international open-ended and closed-end mutual funds; hedge funds, exchange traded funds, UK pension funds, variable annuities, variable life, and insurance product funds. Includes CISDM data.  


Available in Firestone Library -- A Floor RIS Suite. Requires passwords and codes. 1990+
Bloomberg* Has both index level and specific hedge fund data. (Type HFND and hit GO).Downloading is extremely limited. Firestone Library -- A Floor RIS Suite; 003 Sherrerd and 123 Sherrerd
Datastream International* Has index level data on hedge funds.  (Type "Help SI?" on the command line and choose option 23). Available in Firestone Library -- A Floor RIS Suite and Stokes Library.


*Must be used for academic purposes only, that is, to support the teaching and research of Princeton University.

Also consult the FAQ.
Bobbi Coffey and Bobray Bordelon