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Center for Research in Security Prices - CRSP

Description: 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.

Monthly data goes back to 1925. Daily data goes back to 1962 depending on exchange traded. Also includes U.S. market indices, treasuries, and mutual funds, and a merged database with S&P's Compustat data.

What is the length of coverage of the CRSP stock price files?

How do I find a time series of stock prices using CRSP?

How do I look up a company's CUSIP using CRSP?

Where do I find data on bonds?

Where do I find the fee structure of a mutual fund?

Content Type: Financial Markets Data, WRDS

Subject: Companies, Equities, Financial Markets And Indexes, Mutual Funds, Fundamentals


  • Current HU faculty, students, and staff

  • Harvard University faculty, graduate students (including MBA students) and researchers can request a WRDS account
  • HU undergraduates may use WRDS in the Financial Databases Room.

Note: Use of WRDS is limited to academic and non-commercial research purposes. The right to access licensed databases and copyrighted material on the WRDS system is only for internal or academic research. You may not use data downloaded from WRDS for any commercial endeavor. In addition, you may not reveal, disclose, transfer, or share username and password information with anyone. Additional restrictions apply. See WRDS Terms of Use.

Use of this database implies acceptance of our Copyright and Licensing Restrictions.

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