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General White Papers
New! Applying Index Fundamentals and Industry-Specific Data: Analyzing the Homebuilding Industry
This paper will demonstrate the significance of both index fundamentals and industry-specific data by using them to analyze current trends in the homebuilding industry.
New! Handling Corporate Actions with the GVKEY Entity Identifier
This paper will illustrate how Compustat treats various corporate actions using the GVKEY entity identifier and how corporate actions may be researched using data points such as Footnotes, Company Notes, and the Corporate Tracker database.
This paper examines detailed cases of standardization and compares the impact of using competing data sources and Compustat data. It also looks at the effects of standardization over broader data sets, comparing the overall variance in different data sources.
This paper alerts readers to the level of error involved when using traditional static lagging, and explores some of the influencing factors that might be considered when moving towards dynamic lagging solutions.
This paper details several scenarios in which the Blended Strategies tool in Backtester can be used to blend portfolios in order to gain alpha.
Industry-Specific Data White Papers
These papers give a detailed description of what industry-specific data items mean for the given industry, and how they might be used in company analysis.
All Industry-Specific Data White Papers
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Compustat Case Studies