Cutting Edge Technology

professor and student in the Finance Lab

Currently the portfolio of products available on all 50 PCs in the Financial Markets Labs (17 in the 1318 VMH Lab and 33 in the VMH 3505 Lab) includes the following:

Thomson Reuters Products:

  • Thomson Reuters Eikon
  • Thomson Reuters Eikon Excel
  • Thomson ONE with the Thomson Reuters Spreadsheet Link (TRSL) Microsoft Excel Add-in
  • SDC Platinum Databases (accessed via the smithapps portal):
    • SDC Platinum Worldwide Mergers & Acquisitions
    • SDC Platinum Global New Issues
    • SDC Platinum VentureXpert
    • SDC Platinum Joint Ventures/Alliances
    • SDC Platinum Municipals

Bloomberg Professional Terminals with the Bloomberg Microsoft Excel Add-in

Morningstar Products:

  • Morningstar Direct
  • Morningstar EnCorr (accessed via the smithapps portal)

Mergent Products:

  • Mergent Online
  • Mergent Web Reports

Standard & Poor's (S&P) Capital IQ Products:

  • ExecuComp
  • Capital IQ (1318 VMH Lab only) with the Capital IQ Microsoft Excel Add-in

IHS Global Insight DataInsight Web


Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)
(This list is only some of the principal data products available via WRDS)

  • AuditAnalytics
  • Center for Research in Security Prices (CRSP) Database Products:
    • US Equity Daily and Monthly starting in 1925
    • US Equity, Treasury Indices and Portfolio Assignments
    • Monthly US Government Bills, Notes, and Bonds Files
    • Survivor Bias Free US Mutual Fund
    • CRSP/Compustat Merged
  • S&P's Compustat Database
  • Thomson Reuters Database Products:
    • I/B/E/S (Institutional Brokers Estimates System)
    • Mutual Funds Holdings
    • 13f Institutional Holdings
    • Insiders Filings and Holdings
    • Dealscan
  • WRDS SEC Analytics Suite
  • OptionMetrics Database
  • MSCI Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) RiskMetrics Products:
    • Historical Directors Data
    • Historical Governance Data
  • MFLINKS Database
  • MSCI KLD Social Ratings Database