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Description: Standard & Poor's Compustat, Global Vantage, Research Insight, and Bank Fundamentals.

Standard & Poor's Compustat (U.S.) and Global Vantage (international) databases contain fundamental financial and price data for both active and inactive publicly traded companies. Compustat goes back annually to 1950, and Global Vantage goes back to 1993.

Bank Fundamentals (annual and quarterly) includes Financial, statistical and market information on the largest and most important banks in the U.S. Contains a wide range of fundamental and technical data.

Standard & Poor's Research Insight is a versatile, Windows-based front-end to twenty years of Compustat and Global Vantage data that allows screening, report generation, and custom-variable creation. For additional instructions on this database see the Help Sheet.

Content Type: Company Financials & Filings, WRDS

Subject: Companies, Credit Ratings, Fundamentals, Equities


  • 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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