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Last Updated: Jan 25, 2017     Views: 10

- Use Bloomberg; available in the Margolis Market Information Lab (MIL) at the Business Instructional Facility (BIF).

  • To perform a Total Return Analysis for a security; type the company's ticker symbol and then hit the yellow EQUITY key.
  • Type TRA; then hit GO.
  • To compare an equity's total return against an index; type the company's ticker symbol; then hit EQUITY
  • Type COMP; then hit GO.

- Use WRDS; also available in the Margolis Market Information Lab (MIL) at the Business Instructional Facility (BIF).

  • Choose the CRSP dataset.
  • Daily and monthly stock files and indices from December 1925 --
  • The files are updated annually

Also; see the following:

  • Google Finance
  • Yahoo Finance
  • Take a look at the book; Ibbotson Associates Stocks; Bonds; Bills; and Inflation Q. 332.67 St62. Latest editions are in Education Reference.

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