WRDS and Markit at the FMA

Visit WRDS and Markit at the FMA

Visit booth #3 — Register to win an iPad mini with trial of MARKIT data and FREE ONE-YEAR subscription to the WRDS SEC Analytics Suite

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the leading data research platform and business intelligence tool relied on by over 30,000 academic, government, and corporate users in 33 countries, will welcome Markit to its booth at the Financial Management Association (FMA) conference, October 16-17, Nashville, TN.

Visit us to learn more about Markit’s data on WRDS, including the NEW Securities Finance and Credit Indices, and the recent enhancements made to the WRDS SEC Analytics Suite.
Winner of the iPad mini will be announced on Friday, October 17. Winner does not have to be present.

WRDS and S&P Capital IQ are proud sponsors of the Doctoral Student Consortium, taking place on Wednesday, October 15.

Markit Data on WRDS

Gain insight into the market of security lending — valuable tool for understanding market efficiency and limits to arbitrage. Quantifiable way to gauge actual cost associated with security lending.

Global credit default swap indices covering loans and corporate, municipal and sovereign debt across Europe, Asia, North America and Emerging Markets.

Since the early days of credit derivatives, Markit has been the leading provider of CDS data for price discovery, risk and valuations, offering streaming, snapped, or end-of-day price updates.

The central source of CDS reference data — enables counterparties to rapidly agree on transactions and to have confidence in the integrity of the underlying reference data.

Click here to learn more about the Markit data on WRDS.


WRDS SEC Analytics Suite with NEW SEC Readability and Sentiment data

Positioned for broad business usage – from due diligence and forensic accounting to disclosure research and investment management.

Simplify research—quickly and easily develop tailored datasets from all SEC filings, parsing millions of regulatory reports based on custom criteria.

Powerful analysis of filings’ contents combined with prominent accounting and financial market databases, including S&P Capital IQ, CRSP, Thomson Reuters IBES, and NYSE TAQ.

How does the SEC readability and sentiment data enhance the WRDS SEC Analytics Suite?
Establish a baseline measurement of sentiment and readability scores
Readability Measures for effectiveness and clarity of financial disclosures
Gauge Sentiment or Tone Metrics in disclosures

Click here to learn more about the WRDS SEC Analytics Suite.



WRDS | www.whartonwrds.com | [email protected] | +1 877-438-9737

MARKIT | www.markit.com | [email protected] | +1 917-441-6424


Markit is a leading, global financial information services company with over 2,500 employees. The company provides independent data, valuations and trade processing across all asset classes in order to enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency. Its client base includes the most significant institutional participants in the financial marketplace. www.markit.com

Wharton Research Data Service (WRDS) is the leading data research platform and business intelligence tool for over 30,000 corporate, academic, government and nonprofit clients at over 350 institutions in 33 countries. WRDS provides the user with one location to access over 200 terabytes of data across multiple disciplines including Accounting, Banking, Economics, Finance, Insurance, Marketing, and Statistics.

Flexible data delivery options include a powerful web query method that reduces research time, the WRDS Cloud for executing research and strategy development, and the WRDS client server using PCSAS, Matlab, Python and R. Our Analytics team, doctoral-level support and rigorous data review and validation give clients the confidence to tailor research within complex databases and create a wide range of reliable data models.

From partnerships with data vendors, to our own tools including the WRDS SEC Analytics Suite, to develop custom-tailored datasets from all SEC filings, parsing millions of regulatory reports, WRDS Quant Alpha, a powerful tool to discover and test unknown stock anomalies, and the Wharton School’s OTIS, an online trading and investment simulator — WRDS is the global gold standard in data management and research, all backed by the credibility and leadership of the Wharton School.

Founded in 1881 as the first collegiate business school, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is recognized globally for intellectual leadership and ongoing innovation across every major discipline of business education. With a broad global community and one of the most published business school faculties, the Wharton School creates economic and social value around the world. The School has 5,000 undergraduate, MBA, executive MBA, and doctoral students; more than 9,000 participants in executive education programs annually and a powerful alumni network of 93,000 graduates.