The WRDS Difference:
WRDS provides clients with the broadest collection of financial, economic, healthcare, marketing data, analytics, and the most robust computing infrastructure available, making it the global gold standard for integrated research systems — all backed by the credibility and leadership of the Wharton School..
Data sources from third-party data vendors include S&P Global Market Intelligence, NYSE, CRSP, and Thomson Reuters, as well as more specialized sources like FactSet, Markit, Hedge Fund Research, Inc., IHS Global Insight and GSIOnline.
In addition, WRDS hosts many datasets available to researchers at no additional cost.
Bureau van Dijk ORBIS Access information on 40,700 banks (28,000 US and 12,700 Non-US).