Faculty Resources

Audit Analytics

Audit Analytics provides detailed research on over 20,000 public companies and more than 1,500 accounting firms. Search modules include Current Auditor Engagements, Auditor Changes, Auditor Fees, Auditor Opinions and Benefit Plan Opinions. It enables you to know who is auditing whom and how much they are paying their independent auditor by fiscal year. It also lets you track auditor changes including a detailed taxonomy of issues. The audit opinion and benefit plan opinion modules provide quick access to the text of an auditor's opinion and enables searching of opinions by auditor and company specific demographics.

Sarbanes-Oxley Disclosures:
Search modules include Section 404 Internal Control Disclosures and Section 302 Disclosure Controls. Audit Analytics enables you to quickly identify who has effective controls and who doesn't. Screen a group of companies for specific Sarbanes-Oxley compliance issues and identify which issues are pervasive in an industry or peer group. Data sets include detailed categorizations allowing you to analyze disclosures by issue type.

Compliance Disclosures:
Search modules include Financial Restatements and Late Filers. Quickly identify all companies with a particular type of restatement by auditor or peer group. Analyze restatements by disclosure date, affected period and specific issues. Determine who the auditor was as of the restatement and during the restatement period. Restatement observations link back to the original filings and all searches are downloadable into Excel.

Litigation:
Search modules include: Federal Litigation by Auditor, Company, Government Entity, and type. Quickly assess outstanding litigation risks and easily identify corporate legal representation.

Corporate Governance:
Search modules include: Director and Officer Changes, Current Audit Committee Member Listings, and Current Director and Officer Listings. Provides a comprehensive listing of governance disclosures including director and officer changes, auditor committee member listings, C-level executives and their biographies.

Access: The School of Business provides access to AuditAnalystics - Broker Dealer Focus Reports data through the Wharton Research Data Service or WRDS. WRDS restricts access by UserID and password. Ph.D. students and faculty of the Business School may obtain WRDS accounts through the WRDS web page. WRDS does not provide accounts for individual MBA students. Click on the "Account Registration" link to request an faculty, Ph.D. or class account. Account information will be returned to you in about 48 hours. If you do not provide an email address as part of the signup, we will not be able to pass your account on to you. In addition, we will not pass account information on to non-Wisconsin email addresses. Be sure to use a Wisconsin email account on the signup page: WRDS Web Page.

AuditAnalytics - Broker Dealer Focus Reports

The broker dealer annual audit data covers all SEC filing broker/dealers. The data has been extracted from the x-17a-5 filing type.

Access: The School of Business provides access to AuditAnalystics - Broker Dealer Focus Reports data through the Wharton Research Data Service or WRDS. WRDS restricts access by UserID and password. Ph.D. students and faculty of the Business School may obtain WRDS accounts through the WRDS web page. WRDS does not provide accounts for individual MBA students. Click on the "Account Registration" link to request an faculty, Ph.D. or class account. Account information will be returned to you in about 48 hours. If you do not provide an email address as part of the signup, we will not be able to pass your account on to you. In addition, we will not pass account information on to non-Wisconsin email addresses. Be sure to use a Wisconsin email account on the signup page: WRDS Web Page.

Board Analyst 2002 - 2005

Produced by the Investor Responsibility Research Center IRRC), this resource has analyzed the latest structure and pay practices of approximately 1,200 companies in the S&P 500, MidCap, and SmallCap indexes, to produce an in-depth study of U.S. boards. This comparative study charts and graphs numerous board features by index, by revenue band, and by economic sector. Extensive tables detail the structure and pay of each company's practices and compensation program e.g. (Practices, Independence, Size, Audit Committees, Nominating Committees, Compensation Committees, Independent Chair, Diversity, Pay). The data exists in excel spreadsheets for each year.

Access: The School of Business provides access to Compustat data through the Wharton Research Data Service or WRDS. WRDS restricts access by UserID and password. Ph.D. students and faculty of the Business School may obtain WRDS accounts through the WRDS web page. WRDS does not provide accounts for individual MBA students. Click on the "Account Registration" link to request an faculty, Ph.D. or class account. Account information will be returned to you in about 48 hours. If you do not provide an email address as part of the signup, we will not be able to pass your account on to you. In addition, we will not pass account information on to non-Wisconsin email addresses. Be sure to use a Wisconsin email account on the signup page: WRDS Web Page.

Compact D/SEC

This resource provides access to a variety of SEC filings from 1989 to 2006. It includes:

  • Financial Footnotes
  • Spectrum filings
  • Earnings Estimates

Access: Contact Michael Enyart at 263-3902 or by email.

Compustat

The Compustat database contains fundamental financial and market data for over 10,300 US companies. Compustat also includes data for over 7,600 inactive companies. Some of the subsets are:

Industrial Annual (current)
Industrial Annual (1960-79)
Industrial Annual (1950-69)
Industrial Quarterly (current)
Industrial Quarterly (1978-89)
Industrial Quarterly (1967-78)
Industrial Quarterly (1962-73)

Full Coverage Annual (current)
Full Coverage Annual (1960-79)
Full Coverage Annual (1950-69)

Full Coverage Quarterly (current)
Full Coverage Quarterly (1978-89)
Full Coverage Quarterly (1967-78)
Full Coverage Quarterly (1962-73)

Research Annual (current)
Research Annual (1960-79)
Research Annual (1950-69)

Research Quarterly (current)
Research Quarterly (1978-89)
Research Quarterly (1967-78)
Research Quarterly (1962-73)

Canadian Industrial Annual
Canadian Industrial Quarterly

Business Industry Segments (current)
Business Industry Segments (1986-92)
Business Industry Segments (1980-86)
Business Industry Segments Research (current)

Business Geographic Segments (current)
Business Geographic Segments Research (current)

Bank Annual
Bank Quarterly

Access: The School of Business provides access to Compustat data through the Wharton Research Data Service or WRDS. WRDS restricts access by UserID and password. Only Ph.D. students and faculty of the Business School may obtain WRDS accounts through the WRDS web page. WRDS does not provide accounts for individual MBA students. Click on the "Account Registration" link to request an faculty, Ph.D. or class account. Account information will be returned to you in about 48 hours. If you do not provide an email address as part of the signup, we will not be able to pass your account on to you. In addition, we will not pass account information on to non-Wisconsin email addresses. Be sure to use a Wisconsin email account on the signup page: WRDS Web Page.

Computstat Executive Compensation

Standard & Poor's Compustat Executive Compensation is a unique database for effective executive compensation analyses. This Compustat database includes data that “cover current, historic and total compensation, executive options and compensation of industry peers and comprehensive and objective executive compensation on the top officers of more than 1,900 companies. Compustat data is unique in that it is standardized. Standardizing the data ensures that comparability exists among similar types of data items as well as financial results in current and prior time frames. The ExecuComp report library accesses more that 100 up-to-date compensation and financial items from 1992 to 1998.

Access: The School of Business provides access to Compustat data through the Wharton Research Data Service or WRDS. WRDS restricts access by UserID and password. Only Ph.D. students and faculty of the Business School may obtain WRDS accounts through the WRDS web page. WRDS does not provide accounts for individual MBA students. Click on the "Account Registration" link to request an faculty, Ph.D. or class account. Account information will be returned to you in about 48 hours. If you do not provide an email address as part of the signup, we will not be able to pass your account on to you. In addition, we will not pass account information on to non-Wisconsin email addresses. Be sure to use a Wisconsin email account on the signup page: WRDS Web Page.

Corporate Restructuring Databases - Bankruptcies

This resource has two databases. The Full Detail database provides over 200 items on all U.S. public companies that have $10 million or more in assets and have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection or companies with assets over $50 million that have had a default or an exchange offer at a substantial discount to face value. The Full Detail database is updated monthly. The Limited Detail database covers from 1980 to 1990 and is not updated.

Access: Faculty can have the software loaded onto their desktop. Contact Michael Enyart at 263-3902 or by email.

CRSP: Center for Research in Security Prices

CRSP provides monthly and annual updates of 2 databases; end-of-day and month-end. These contain price, volume and return data on NYSE, AMEX and Nasdaq common stocks with basic market indices.

Important facts regarding CRSP Stock Data:

    • Annual Updates: Ready in March.

    • End-of-Day and Month-End Data: NYSE/AMEX: High, low, bid, ask, closing price, trading volume, shares outstanding, capital appreciation, income appreciation, total return, year-end capitalization, and year-end capitalization portfolio. Nasdaq data also includes: closing bid, ask, number of trades, historical traits information, market maker count, trading status, and NASD classification.

    • History: NYSE - monthly data begins December 1925, daily July 1962. AMEX - both monthly and daily data begin July 1962. Nasdaq - both monthly and daily data begins December, 14 1972.

    • Identifying Information: Complete Name History records for each security containing all historical: PERMNO, PERMCO, CUSIPs, exchange codes, ticker symbols, SIC codes, share classes, share codes, and security delisting information. Offering seamless and accurate time series analysis, CRSP data includes unique permanent issue and company identifiers, PERMNO and PERMCO.

    • Distribution Information: descriptions of all distributions, dividend amounts, factors to adjust price and shares, declarations, ex-distributions, record and payment dates, and security and company linking information.

CRSP Indicies
The CRSP Stock File Indices are provided for four frequencies: daily, monthly, quarterly, and annual. There are five groups of securities for which indices are calculated: the individual NYSE, AMEX and Nasdaq markets, and the NYSE/AMEX and NYSE/AMEX/Nasdaq market combinations. Value weighted returns, with and without dividends, as well as equal-weighted returns, with and without dividends, are calculated for each index.

CRSP/COMPUSTAT Merged Databases
The CRSP/COMPUSTAT Merged Databases (CCM) contain CRSP Link, a link between primary identifiers unique to CRSP and Standard and Poor's Compustat®. CCM data are packaged with Standard & Poor's Compustat fundamental financial information reformatted into the CRSPAccess database format containing: utilities, C and FORTRAN 77 random access libraries, sample programs, and installation support for CRSP and COMPUSTAT data. The link enables researchers to query both CRSP's and Standard and Poor's Compustat's® historical databases with a high degree of accuracy.

    • Annual Updates: Ready in August

    • Monthly and Quarterly Updates: Ready in the first half of the following month (e.g. September data would be available by the 16th of October).

    • Annual and Quarterly Data: The COMPUSTAT data include more than 340 annual and 120 quarterly Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Flow of Funds, and supplemental data items covering over 11,000 US and Canadian active companies and 9,400 inactive companies.

    • History: Available from 1950

    • Linking Information: CRSP's PERMNO and PERMCO are linked to COMPUSTAT's GVKEY.

CRSP US Treasury Databases
CRSP provides 1.5 million end-of-day price observations for 3,244 US Treasury bills, notes and bonds since 1961. The monthly database contains 101,986 prices for 5,136 issues since 1925.

Important facts regarding CRSP US Treasury data:.

    • Annual Updates: Ready in March.

    • History: Daily data begins on June 14, 1961. Monthly data begins on December, 31 1925.

    • Identifying Information: Unique CRSP Identifier (CRSPID), CUSIP, maturity date, Coupon rate, and other items, sorted by CRSPID.

    • Quote Data: Bid, ask, and source. Performance Data: Accrued interest, yield, return and duration.

    • Debt Data: Debt outstanding, total and publicly held.

    • Fixed Term Indices Files: Performance of single Treasury issues at fixed maturity horizons.

Access: The School of Business provides access to CRSP data through the Wharton Research Data Service or WRDS. WRDS restricts access by UserID and password. Ph.D. students and faculty of the Business School may obtain WRDS accounts through the WRDS web page. WRDS does not provide accounts for individual MBA students. Click on the "Account Registration" link to request an faculty, Ph.D. or class account. Account information will be returned to you in about 48 hours. If you do not provide an email address as part of the signup, we will not be able to pass your account on to you. In addition, we will not pass account information on to non-Wisconsin email addresses. Be sure to use a Wisconsin email account on the signup page: WRDS Web Page.

Data & Information Services Center (DISC) Collection

The collection at DISC includes major surveys from a variety of distributors (including ICPSR), U.S. government data, and locally produced archival datasets. The collection is cross-disciplinary, reflecting research interests in the social sciences. Longitudinal surveys, macroeconomic indicators, election studies, population studies, socialization patterns, poverty measures, labor force participation, public opinion polls, education and health data, and local/national/international governmental statistics are among the subjects represented.
DISC Catalog: DISC library holdings may be searched by title, principal investigator or abstract words, in the web-based DISC catalog. Note that DISC's holdings are not included in UW-Madison General Library System catalog (MADCAT). Some DISC holdings are restricted to use by the UW-Madison community only, while others are publicly available to all.
DISC Archive: The DISC Online Data Archive is a small but growing subset of the DISC collection that are made publicly available for direct web download. Many of these 40+ datasets stem from research at the UW-Madison or involve Wisconsin-related themes.
Internet Crossroads in the Social Sciences: DISC maintains the Internet Crossroads as a searchable, annotated list of data-related links to web sites useful to social science researchers.
 ICPSR: The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), established in 1962 and housed at the University of Michigan, maintains and provides access to an immense archive of social science data for research and instruction. DISC holds the ICPSR subscription for UW-Madison. ICPSR data can be downloaded directly at any computer with a UW-Madison IP address; DISC can provide batch downloading and other assistance. Members of the UW-Madison community may also access ICPSR Direct from a non-campus account or ISP via the UW-Madison library proxy server. For more information about logging in through the proxy server, visit the UW-Madison Libraries' remote-access help page.
Roper Center: DISC holds a subscription to the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research. Many Roper Center datasets can now be downloaded directly at any computer with a UW-Madison IP address. To request a Roper Center dataset not available for download, call 608-262-0750 or send e-mail to disc@mailplus.wisc.edu (members of the UW-Madison community only, please).

Datastream

This is one of the major resources of for international data. You might consider Datastream an international combination of Compustat, CRSP, and DRI/McGraw-Hill. It includes:

  • Equities
  • Financial Statements
  • Indicies
  • Exchange Rates
  • UK Investment Trusts
  • Options
  • Bonds, Warrants, Convertibles
  • Economics
  • Interest Rates
  • Commodities
  • Futures
  • Access: Faculty can have the software loaded onto their desktop. Contact Michael Enyart (263-3902) or by email.

    Dow Jones Averages

    The Dow Jones Averages are comprised of the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), the Dow Jones Transportation Average (DJTA) and the Dow Jones Utility Average (DJUA). The DJIA, the best known U.S. stock index, and the DJTA, the oldest U.S. stock index were created by Charles Henry Dow, co-founder of Dow Jones & Company.

    Currently there are 30 stocks in the Dow Jones Industral Average, which represents about one-fifth of the value of all U.S. stocks. The Dow Jones Transportation Average includes 20 stocks, and there are 15 stocks in The Dow Jones Utility Average.

    Access: The School of Business provides access to Dow Jones Averages data through the Wharton Research Data Service or WRDS. WRDS restricts access by UserID and password. Ph.D. students and faculty of the Business School may obtain WRDS accounts through the WRDS web page. WRDS does not provide accounts for individual MBA students. Click on the "Account Registration" link to request an faculty, Ph.D. or class account. Account information will be returned to you in about 48 hours. If you do not provide an email address as part of the signup, we will not be able to pass your account on to you. In addition, we will not pass account information on to non-Wisconsin email addresses. Be sure to use a Wisconsin email account on the signup page: WRDS Web Page

    FDIC: Research Information System

    The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) database contains financial data and history of all entities filing the Report Of Condition and Income (Call Report) and some savings institutions filing the OTS Thrift Financial Report (TFR). These entities include Commercial banks, savings banks, or savings and Loans (The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Database p.1).

    FDIC files include structure data, financial time series data, complex derived integers data, ratio data, and merger history data. For more information about the FDIC data, download the data dictionary or visit the U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation WWW Home Page

    Access: The School of Business provides access to FDIC data through the Wharton Research Data Service or WRDS. WRDS restricts access by UserID and password. Ph.D. students and faculty of the Business School may obtain WRDS accounts through the WRDS web page. WRDS does not provide accounts for individual MBA students. Click on the "Account Registration" link to request an faculty, Ph.D. or class account. Account information will be returned to you in about 48 hours. If you do not provide an email address as part of the signup, we will not be able to pass your account on to you. In addition, we will not pass account information on to non-Wisconsin email addresses. Be sure to use a Wisconsin email account on the signup page: WRDS Web Page

    Eventus

    Eventus performs event studies using data read directly from CRSP stock databases or pre-extracted from any source. The Eventus system includes utility programs to convert calendar dates to CRSP trading day numbers, convert CUSIP identifiers to CRSP permanent identification numbers, and extract event study cumulative or compounded abnormal returns for cross-sectional analysis. Eventus provides user control over estimation periods and cumulative return windows, a choice of raw, comparison period mean adjusted, market adjusted or market model abnormal returns. Simple statements allow the researcher to run a complete event study, from reading the CRSP stock database to print results, with a program as short of as four lines.

    Access: The School of Business provides access to Eventus and CRSP through the Wharton Research Data Service (WRDS).  Ph.D. students and faculty of the Business School may obtain WRDS accounts through the WRDS web page. Click on the "Account Registration" link to request a faculty, Ph.D. or class account. Account information will be returned to you in about 48 hours. Be sure to use a Wisconsin email account (i.e., yourname@wisc.edu or yourname@business.wisc.edu) on the signup page: WRDS Web Page.

    First Call Consensus Earnings

    The First Call Historical Database, or FCHD, is a history of First Call's Real Time Earnings Estimates. FCHD Release 1.0 contains the following major data tables:

    • Broker Estimate Detail (EPS, Cash Flow Per Share, Funds From Operations, etc.)
    • Consensus Estimates (mean, standard deviation, high, low, number of estimates)
    • Estimate Revision Activity (1, 7, 30 and 90 days as well as Monthly and
      Monthly Option Expiration)
    • Reported Actuals
    • Company Issued Guidelines
    • Footnotes
    • Stock Splits
    • Company and Issuer Information
    • Cross Reference to other First Call Products

    FCHD contains earnings information dating as far back as 1990, on over 9,700 securities, including:

    • 8,500 U.S. Securities
    • 1,000 Canadian Securities
    • 180 ADR's

    Access: The School of Business provides access to Institutional Ownership (13f) data through the Wharton Research Data Service or WRDS. WRDS restricts access by UserID and password. Ph.D. students and faculty of the Business School may obtain WRDS accounts through the WRDS web page. WRDS does not provide accounts for individual MBA students. Click on the "Account Registration" link to request an faculty, Ph.D. or class account. Account information will be returned to you in about 48 hours. If you do not provide an email address as part of the signup, we will not be able to pass your account on to you. In addition, we will not pass account information on to non-Wisconsin email addresses. Be sure to use a Wisconsin email account on the signup page: WRDS Web Page.

    Global Corporate New Issues

    New Issues databases provide authoritative coverage of global equity issues, Eurobonds, U.S. Private Placements, and more -- giving you the same critical information used by leading investment banks and top financial publications. The New Issues databases answers such questions as:

      • How many bond issues offered by French companies were managed by foreign underwriters?

      • Who is the leading underwriter of Hong Kong rights issues?

      • Which Latin American telecommunications companies have completed direct offerings?

      • What other issues will be coming to market during the week you're expecting to launch an issue?

      • Which IPOs came to the U.S. market at, above, or below original price range?

    The New Issues databases cover more than 290,000 transactions and include coverage as far back as 1970. These databases include data highlights such as:

        · Issuer profiles
        · Managers and fees
        · Offering terms
        · Financial data
        · Shares offered

    Access: Faculty can have the software loaded onto their desktop. Contact Michael Enyart at 263-3902 or by email.

    Hedge Fund Research Database

    The HFR Database is currently comprised of over 7500 funds and Funds of Funds. It includes over 70 data fields encompassing administrative, performance, assets, instruments and regions fund data. The HFR Dead Fund Database currently includes over 5000 funds. Information on HFR’s hedge fund universe of established and emerging managers is collected directly from the fund managers and/or their respective offshore administrators, while other pertinent information is culled from offering memoranda, onsite visits, and due diligence interviews.

    Access to this data is on the Y drive when you log into the Grainger Domain, if not, please contact Beth Weibusch. (bweibusch@bus.wisc.edu).

    Institutional Ownership

    This database provides comprehensive institutional ownership and account profile information for fixed income and equity securities. This resource allows users to find holders of a specific bond or deal, issues within a particular state, or view the entire portfolio of a specific account.

    Access: The School of Business provides access to Institutional Ownership (13f) data through the Wharton Research Data Service or WRDS. WRDS restricts access by UserID and password. Ph.D. students and faculty of the Business School may obtain WRDS accounts through the WRDS web page. WRDS does not provide accounts for individual MBA students. Click on the "Account Registration" link to request an faculty, Ph.D. or class account. Account information will be returned to you in about 48 hours. If you do not provide an email address as part of the signup, we will not be able to pass your account on to you. In addition, we will not pass account information on to non-Wisconsin email addresses. Be sure to use a Wisconsin email account on the signup page: WRDS Web Page.

    NAIC - National Association of Insurance Commissioner Data

    Annual Statement data is accessible on the School of Business server on the "graingerrsh4" drive.  Available years include:

    • Property/Casualty 1991-1994 and 1997-current
    • Life/Health 1992-current

    Contact Peggy Smith at 890-1901 or by email regarding access to the data or if you have questions about the content.

    Option Metrics

    Historical option price data, tools, and analytics

    Access: The School of Business provides access to Option Metrics through the Wharton Research Data Service (WRDS).  Ph.D. students and faculty of the Business School may obtain WRDS accounts through the WRDS web page.

    Click on the "Account Registration" link to request a faculty, Ph.D. or class account. Account information will be returned to you in about 48 hours. Be sure to use a Wisconsin email account (i.e., yourname@wisc.edu or yourname@business.wisc.edu) on the signup page: WRDS Web Page.

    Philadelphia Stock Exchange

    The Philadelphia Stock Exchange founded in 1790 is the oldest organized stock exchange in the nation.  Access through WRDS provides both Currency Options and Implied Volatility. The Philadelphia Stock Exchange's United Currency Options Market (UCOM) offers choice of expiration date, strike (exercise) price, premium payment, and any combination of ten currencies currently available for a total of 100 possible currency pairs.  Coverage is from 1983 to 1997.

    Access: The School of Business provides access to Audit Analytics through the Wharton Research Data Service (WRDS).  Ph.D. students and faculty of the Business School may obtain WRDS accounts through the WRDS web page.

    Click on the "Account Registration" link to request a faculty, Ph.D. or class account. Account information will be returned to you in about 48 hours. Be sure to use a Wisconsin email account (i.e., yourname@wisc.edu or yourname@business.wisc.edu) on the signup page: WRDS Web Page.

    RiskMetrics - Directors Data

    RiskMetrics (through ISS Governance Services) provides corporate governance data. The Directors Data includes a range of variables related to individual board directors (e.g., name, age, tenure, gender, committee memberships, independence classification, primary employer and title, number of other public company boards serving on, shares owned, etc.). This data collection began in 1996 and is updated annually. The current universe is the S&P 1500 companies, which has continued since 1996, although in earlier years the data was captured for a few hundred additional large-cap companies as well.

    Access: The School of Business provides access to RiskMetrics through the Wharton Research Data Service (WRDS).  Ph.D. students and faculty of the Business School may obtain WRDS accounts through the WRDS web page.

    Click on the "Account Registration" link to request a faculty, Ph.D. or class account. Account information will be returned to you in about 48 hours. Be sure to use a Wisconsin email account (i.e., yourname@wisc.edu or yourname@business.wisc.edu) on the signup page: WRDS Web Page.

    SDC Mergers & Acquisitions

    All corporate transactions involving at least 5% of the ownership of a company where the transaction was valued at $1 million or more (after 1992, deals of any value are covered) or where the value of the transaction was undisclosed. Public and private transactions are covered. Date coverage is from 1979 to present domestically and 1985 to present internationally.

    Access: Faculty can have the software loaded onto their desktop. Contact Michael Enyart at 263-3902 or by email.

    Seek Edgar - FRAANK

    Financial Reporting and Auditing Agent with Net Knowledge (FRAANK) provides financial and non-financial information from 10K, 10Q, and 20F. It also provides full text for audit report (along with a summary of the date, report type, auditor’s name and place), SOX 404 reports, footnotes, MD&A, and signatures for 10K and 20F. Data is available from 1994-present

    Access: For access faculty should contact Michael Enyart at 263-3902 or by email.

    Seek Edgar - Seek iNF

    Seek iNF allows you to search the following documents: 8K, 10K, 10Q, F13, S1, DEF 14A (Proxy Statement), 20F, 40F, Comments Letter, Response letters, and AAERs for the years 2000 – 2013.

    Access: For access faculty should contact Michael Enyart at 263-3902 or by email.

    TAQ: NYSE Trade and Quote Database

    The Trade and Quote (TAQ) database contains intraday transactions data (trades and quotes) for all securities listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and American Stock Exchange (AMEX), as well as Nasdaq National Market System (NMS) and SmallCap issues.

    Access: The School of Business provides access to TAQ data through the Wharton Research Data Service or WRDS. WRDS restricts access by UserID and password. Ph.D. students and faculty of the Business School may obtain WRDS accounts through the WRDS web page. WRDS does not provide accounts for individual MBA students. Click on the "Account Registration" link to request a faculty, Ph.D. or class account. Account information will be returned to you in about 48 hours. If you do not provide an email address as part of the signup, we will not be able to pass your account on to you. In addition, we will not pass account information on to non-Wisconsin email addresses. Be sure to use a Wisconsin email account on the signup page: WRDS Web Page

    Thomson Research

    Provides access to the 10K's, ARS, 8K, 10Q, and Registration Statements from 1997 to date. The documents are provided in HTML, Word, a Custom Format, and the financials can be downloaded into a spreadsheet.

    Access: Contact Michael Enyart at 263-3902 or by email.

    Trucost Online

    Trucost data identifies environmental risk and opportunity across company operations, supply chains and investment portfolios.

    Access this resource at: Trucost Online

    VentureXpert

    Venture Expert is no longer available on the SDC Platform. Access to this type of information is available from the Thomson One Platform. Our current license for this resource is for 4 simultaneous users. This resource can only be accessed in the School of Business and its intended audience is for Faculty and Doctoral students. Access this resource at: Venture Expert.

    Access:If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Michael Enyart, 263-39602 or by email.