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Suggested Resources

Bond data

FactSet
A comprehensive platform used to analyze financial data from global fixed income markets. Individual accounts needed. Please see More Info page for instructions on signing up for an account.

Bloomberg
Current and historical financial information on fixed-income securities, for both international and domestic markets, including credit ratings. Use the CORP or GOVT shortcut key for corporate or government securities research. There are two Bloomberg terminals in the Stamps Reading Room and two Bloomberg terminals in the Exchange. Individual accounts required. Please see the More Info page for account set up information. 

WRDS
WRDS is a warehouse of financial, accounting, banking, economics, management, marketing, and public policy databases accessible through a single Web-based interface. It includes access to US treasury bond data from CRSP (monthly prices) and GovPX (tick by tick). 

Research Reports & Ratings

Standard & Poors Global Credit Portal
Provides access to credit research on bond issues from around the world, including public finance and structured finance issues. Provides S&P credit ratings and detailed reports explaining these credit recommendations. 

Thomson One 
Analyst reports available here include those specific to fixed income. Corporate debt and credit ratings are also available via the Company Views Debt Overview. Also provides information on bond issuance and the overall bonds market.   

 

News

Factiva - Good source for news on the bond markets (includes Barrons, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, etc.). 

Reuters News - Bonds

Bond Buyer - Daily news on US Municipal Bonds

 

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