The term data refers to qualitative or quantitative attributes of a variable or set of variables. Data (plural of "datum") are typically the results of measurements and can be the basis of graphs, images, or observations of a set of variables. Data are often viewed as the lowest level of abstraction from which information and then knowledge are derived. Raw data, i.e. unprocessed data, refers to a collection of numbers, characters, images or other outputs from devices that collect information to convert physical quantities into symbols.
Analytics and historical financial and accounting data for corporations and banks, historical economic data and more. Incorporates multiple datasets. Comprehensive financial data extraction system (requires individual account; immediate access available - approval usually @ 24 hrs - select Claremont McKenna College as the institution. Faculty, staff and graduate students have access to a slightly more robust set of data (in CRSP for example - back to 1925) .
Contact the Services Desk or Mary Martin (firstname.lastname@example.org) for username and password. Works best with Internet Explorer.
Company data, market data, news, country and economic data, analytics and trading tools. Includes Datastream with Worldscope. Updated daily, and historical equity information goes back as far as 1973, though coverage varies across countries and types of content. There are two interfaces: Web Access (using the login) and a download option for the Excel add-in. The Excel add-in allows you to create templates with more detail than Thomson One allows. Some features have not migrated to Thomson Eikon as of May 2017.
Register for full functionality. The library subscribes to only the GFDatabase; not other segments.
Financial and economic data for many countries. Long runs of data on interest rates, exchange rates, stock market indices, commodity prices, and total returns on bonds and bills.Some data back to 1209. Most data downloadable.
Directory, company history, and financial data for companies and industries. Some limited data on private companies. Not all functionality available, such as downloading large numbers of companies to create lists.