Wharton Research Data Service
Wharton Research Data Service (WRDS) is a comprehensive source of financial, accounting, economic, management, marketing, banking, and insurance data. Includes extensive historical financial data from CRSP and COMPUSTAT covering over 30,000 companies and including security prices and trading volume, income and balance sheet items.
WRDS use is generally restricted to faculty and graduate students in Berkeley's Business and Economics departments. Exceptions can be made for those with legitimate academic need outside those departments. Click on the link, choose "Register," and if you qualify, a password will be sent by email.
Commonly Used Data
|Audit Analytics||AuditAnalytics||Detailed audit information on over 1,200 accounting firms and 15,000 publicly registered companies.|
|Balance sheets, income statements and other company-based financial items||COMPUSTAT||Industrial, Full Coverage, Research, and Backdata Annual/Quarterly, Business Industry Segments Price, Dividends, Earnings|
|Stock prices and returns||CRSP||Monthly / Daily Stock Files, Indices files|
|Intraday stock price bid and ask quotes||TAQ||Trades and Quotes|
|Analysts Estimates||IBES||Daily Detailed History, Summary History|
|U.S. Treasury interest rates||CRSP||Bonds, Bills, and Inflation files|
|Bank financials||COMPUSTAT||Bank Annual / Quarterly|
|Banking industry conditions||FDIC||All files|
|U.S. Macro Economics||Global Insight (formerly DRI)||Annual, Quarterly and, Monthly BASIC Economics|
|International Firm-level data||COMPUSTAT/Global Vantage||Annual|