WRDS, CRSP and S&P Capital IQ exhibiting at the AACSB in Singapore – April 7-9

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WHARTON RESEARCH DATA SERVICES (WRDS), S&P CAPITAL IQ and THE CENTER FOR RESEARCH IN SECURITY PRICES (CRSP) are pleased to announce their participation as exhibitors at the upcoming Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) conference in Singapore — April 7-9, 2014.

If you plan to visit this dynamic nexus of global trade and finance, we hope you’ll stop by the Marina Bay Sands Hotel, Level 5, to see how WRDS (booth B05), CRSP (booth B06), and S&P Capital IQ (booth B07) have come together to serve the growing needs of academic researchers across multiple disciplines.

Together, WRDS, S&P Capital IQ and CRSP help subscribers reach new heights through global research:
• Accelerate research and learning through key resources, timely data and intuitive access
• Reach faculty, staff and students at over 50% of AACSB Accredited Schools and over 70% of Member Schools
• Underpin scholarly research published in over 1000 journals

Learn how we’re supporting global research and analysis for 450+ academic institutions in 30+ countries.
We look forward to highlighting the many ways we can advance your academic research needs now and in the future.

WRDS | www.whartonwrds.com | [email protected] | +1 877-438-9737
CRSP | www.crsp.chicagobooth.edu | [email protected] | +1 312-263-6400 x1
S&P Capital IQ | www.spcapitaliq.com | [email protected] | +1 800-535-8640

About WRDS

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the leading comprehensive, internet-based data research service, provides instant access to over 200 terabytes of data across Finance, Marketing, and Economic disciplines, making it the gold standard business intelligence tool for 30,000 users in 32 countries. Developed in 1993 to support faculty research at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, WRDS has since evolved to become the leading business intelligence tool for the global research community.

WRDS continues to expand its data offerings and capacities and forge new partnerships to ensure our users have the data, analysis tools and support necessary to conduct the types of complex research required by top-tier academic programs. From partnerships with CRSP, Capital IQ, and Markit to our own tools including OTIS, an online trading and investment simulator and WRDS Quant Alpha, a powerful tool to discover and test unknown stock anomalies — WRDS is at the forefront of academic leadership in finance, accounting, and economics.

About CRSP
Bridging Theory and Practice with Trusted Data Solutions
With the impressive market adoption of the CRSP Indexes, this phrase is more than just a tag line at Chicago Booth’s Center for Research in Security Prices (CRSP). Recall that in 1960, Chicago Booth embarked on developing the world’s first comprehensive database for historical security prices and returns information. The research-quality data created by this transformational project has spawned a vast amount of scholarly research from several generations of academics.

More recently, CRSP extended its core data solutions with the introduction of the CRSP Indexes. CRSP’s new series of transparent and investable indexes provide the foundation for new areas of research and serve as benchmarks for investment vehicles, such as ETFs. The indexes demonstrate not only CRSP’s innovative thinking, but also the depth of our commitment to positively influence practices in the financial arena. Through our partnership with WRDS, academic researchers may now access important new microstructure data generated by calculating the real-time CRSP Indexes. These data open up new areas of research and will undoubtedly expand the frontiers of finance.

About S&P Capital IQ
S&P Capital IQ, a business line of McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE:MHFI), is a leading provider of multi-asset class and real time data, research and analytics to institutional investors, investment and commercial banks, investment advisors and wealth managers, corporations and universities around the world.
With S&P Capital IQ’s Compustat Snapshot North America – the world’s first complete North American backtesting database – you can extend the scope of your historical analysis and backtesting models with annual and quarterly data and with preliminary as well as final source updates. The database allows you to conduct research on a large population of North American companies, seek uncharted sources of alpha and develop the extra edge you desire to further enhance and refine your research.

Select Compustat and S&P Capital IQ data sets can be accessed via Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) for researchers in both the academic and finance communities.