Answered By: Business Information Services
Last Updated: Dec 07, 2016     Views: 31

  • Bloomberg
    • Restrictions: Current students and faculty only
    • Location: the Margolis Market Information Lab (MIL) in the Business Instructional Facility (BIF).
    • Instructions:
  1. Type the stock's ticker symbol
  2. Hit EQUITY and then GO
  3. Choose Historical Prices
     
  • CRSP (Center for Research in Security Prices)
    • Available through WRDS (Wharton Research Data Services)
    • Restrictions: Current students and faculty only
    • Location: the Margolis Market Information Lab (MIL) in the Business Instructional Facility (BIF).

 

  • Global Financial Data (GFD)
    • Restrictions: 1) On campus- for scholarly use only; 2) Off campus: Current students and faculty only.
    • Instructions:
      • In GFD; click on 'U.S. Stocks Database' located on the left column.
      • U.S. Stocks Database allows you to search for current and historical individual securities traded on US Exchanges.
      • Search for stocks; bonds; ETFs and other individual securities.
      • Includes current and delisted securities; with some pre-dating 1800.
         
  • Historical New York Times
    • Restrictions: 1) On campus-anyone; 2) Off campus: Current students and faculty only.
    • Description: Digitized copies of the NYT (1851 - 2003)
    • Search Terms:
      • The General List (Jul 10; 1889-Dec 29; 1891)
      • Stock Quotations (May 19; 1890-May 24; 1897)
      • Stock Quote (Jan 1; 1890-Present)
    • In the Advanced Search; select 'Stock Quote' as your Document type.

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  • Historical Wall Street Journal
    • Restrictions: 1) On campus-anyone 2) Off campus: Current students and faculty only.
    • Description: Digitized copies of the WSJ (1889 - 1991)
    • Search Terms:
      • The General List (Jul 10; 1889-Dec 29; 1891)
      • Stock Quotations (May 19; 1890-May 24; 1897)
      • Stock Quote (Jan 1; 1890-Present)

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  • Daily Stock Price Record

You may also want to try this print resource located in Main Stacks Reference available from 1962-2003. (Call number: 332.63 Is4)
 

Some of these databases are reserved for University of Illinois faculty and student use for academic purposes only. To inquire further; please contact: bis@library.illinois.edu


Recommended FREE Resources:

  1. In upper left corner; enter company name or ticker into search box
  2. In options list (on left); click on Historical Prices
  3. Change values in the data ranges boxes

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