Baker Library | Bloomberg Center

Databases by Content Type

Financial Markets DataAccess

Bloomberg

Current and historical financial information on individual equities, stock market indices, fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, and futures for both international and domestic markets.
  • Current HBS faculty, students, and staff in the Exchange
  • Authorized Baker visitors in the Stamps Reading Room

Capital IQ

Data on public and private companies, investment firms, capital transactions, and people.
  • Current HBS faculty, doctoral and MBA students, and staff in the Stamps Reading Room or by request

CEIC Data

Macroeconomic, industrial and financial time series for China and other countries.
  • HBS intranet
  • Authorized Baker visitors

Center for Research in Security Prices - CRSP

Contains security-level historical pricing, returns, and volume data on more than 20,000 stocks (inactive and active companies) from the NYSE, AMEX, and NASDAQ markets.
  • Current HU faculty, students, and staff

Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index

The Volatility Index (VIX®) is a key measure of market expectations of near-term volatility conveyed by S&P 500 stock index option prices.
  • Current HU faculty, students, and staff

Datastream

Historical, global coverage of equities, stock markets, commodities, futures, currencies, options, bond markets, company financials, and economic data.
  • Current HU faculty, students, and staff in Baker

DealScan

Terms and conditions of the global commercial loan market.
  • Current HU faculty, students, and staff

Dow Jones Averages & Total Returns Index

Includes the Daily and Monthly Dow Jones Composite (DJA), as well as The Dow Jones Industrial (DJI) and other associated indexes.
  • Current HU faculty, students, and staff

EMIS

Current country and company information from more than 500 sources for emerging markets in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and the Middle East.

FactSet

A comprehensive platform used to analyze financial data from global equity and fixed income markets, and public and private companies.
  • Current HU faculty, staff, and students.
  • Individual accounts required

Fama-French Portfolios and Factors

The Fama-French Three Factor Model provides a useful tool for understanding portfolio performance, measuring the impact of active management, portfolio construction and estimating future returns.
  • Current HU faculty, students, and staff

Federal Reserve Bank Reports

Three databases are available: Foreign Exchange Rates, Interest Rates and State Indexes.
  • Current HU faculty, students, and staff

First Call Real-Time Earnings Estimates (Thomson ONE)

Real-time delivery of research notes, earnings estimates, equity, and fixed-income ownership information, and corporate news releases.
  • HBS intranet
  • Authorized Baker visitors

Global Financial Data

Comprehensive economic and financial time-series database covering 150 countries and 6,500 different data series.
  • HU PIN

Global Insight (formerly DRI)

Comprehensive coverage of U.S. financial, economic, and industry data.
  • HU PIN
  • Authorized Baker visitors

GovPX

Historical tick by tick data for US Treasury issues (current year not available).
  • Current HU faculty, students, and staff

Institute for the Study of Security Markets - ISSM

Tick-by-tick data covering NYSE and AMEX between 1983 and 1992, and NASDAQ between 1987 and 1992.
  • Current HU faculty, students, and staff

Mergent Fixed Income Securities Database

Comprehensive database of publicly-offered U.S. bonds.
  • Current HU faculty, students, and staff

Moody's Default Risk Service

Moody's ratings actions since the late 1980s for structured securities including ABS, CDOs and RMBS.
  • Current HBS faculty, doctoral students, and staff via Research Services

Morningstar Direct

Multi-currency research platform that provides performance and holdings analysis of investments.
  • Current HBS faculty, students, and staff in Baker
  • Authorized Baker visitors

Morningstar Principia

Tracks, rates, and analyzes over 10,000 mutual funds including monthly and annual historical data.
  • Current HBS faculty, students, and staff in Baker
  • Authorized Baker visitors

OptionMetrics Ivy DB

Historical price and implied volatility data for the U.S. equity and index options markets.
  • Current HU faculty, students, and staff

Orbis

A global database containing information on millions of companies.

Pensions & Investments Research Center

An interactive online platform of key institutional investment data.
  • HBS intranet
  • Authorized Baker visitors

SDC Platinum - Securities Data Company

Provides detailed information on new issues, mergers and acquisitions, syndicated loans, private equity, and more for the global financial marketplace.
  • Current HU faculty, students, and staff in Baker

Standard & Poor's Ratings Direct

Access to credit research on bond issues from around the world, including public finance and structured finance issues.
  • HBS intranet

Thomson ONE

Features market quotes, earnings estimates, financial fundamentals, press releases, transaction data, corporate filings, ownership profiles and research from Thomson Financial.
  • HBS intranet
  • Authorized Baker visitors

Thomson ONE Analytics (see First Call)

TRACE - OTC Corporate Bond Transaction Data

Transaction data for OTC traded corporate bonds as of July, 2002
  • Current HU faculty, students, and staff

Trades and Quotes - TAQ

Intraday transactions data (trades and quotes) starting in 1993 for all securities listed on the NYSE and AMEX, as well as NASDAQ and Small Cap issues.
  • Current HU faculty, students, and staff

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