Baker Library | Bloomberg Center

Databases by Subject

Credit RatingsAccess

BankScope

Information on public and private banks throughout the world.
  • HU PIN
  • Authorized Baker visitors

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

Compustat

Standard & Poor's Compustat, Global Vantage, Research Insight, and Bank Fundamentals.
  • Current HU faculty, students, and staff

CountryData.com

Political risk data from the PRS Group is drawn from two risk methodologies: Political Risk Services and the International Country Risk Guide.
  • HU PIN
  • Authorized Baker visitors

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

Global Vantage (see Compustat)

Mergent Fixed Income Securities Database

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

Political Risk Service - PRS (see CountryData.com)

Research Insight/Compustat

Research Insight is a front-end to Standard & Poor's Compustat and Global Vantage data.
  • Current HU faculty, students, and staff

Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage

Detailed descriptions of companies, industries, and mutual funds.
  • HBS intranet
  • Authorized Baker visitors

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

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