Announcements

Attention CRSPSift Users

In August 2015, Sift version 4.36 expired.

New versions of Sift Professional and Enterprise are now available to all CRSP subscribers for downloading and can be found on our MOVEit site, https://crsp.moveitcloud.com in the Utilities_Download folder.

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Updated Release Notes

Release notes for the months of June & July have been posted for the following products:

CRSP/Compustat Merged Database
Monthly / Quarterly

CRSP US Stock & Index Database
Monthly / Quarterly

CRSP Survivor-Bias-Free US Mutual Funds 
Quarterly

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CRSP Cited by:

The Wall Street Journal
The Simple Math Favoring Index Funds in The Experts
Why Vanguard Is Secretive on Stock ETFs in Journal Reports

Barron’s 
Value Stock ETFs: Apples-to-Apples? in Focus on Funds

The New York Times
Measure for Measure, Index Funds Rule in Your Money

CRSP In Action

WFA Conference Research Roundup

CRSP data played a critical role at the Western Finance Association (WFA) annual conference held June 17 – 20, 2015, in Seattle, Washington. Since WFA’s inception in 1965, CRSP data has underpinned a significant amount of the scholarly research presented each year. This year, approximately 125 papers were presented and CRSP data was widely used across a variety of topics.

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90 Years of asset returns in 30 Seconds

Since 1960, CRSP has curated the research-quality market data included in the US Stock Database, which begins in December 1925. With the help of our partners at Investments Illustrated, the nine decades of prices and returns are compressed into this unique graphical presentation. For more illustrations of investment risk and return, please visit our Investments Illustrated Charts resources page.

Welcome to New Subscribers

The  Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) recently joined two other highly regarded India-based institutions in making CRSP data available to its scholarly researchers. The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) and Indian School of Business are also included in our expanding footprint in the region. India holds a special connection for University of Chicago as witnessed by the school’s Center in Delhi and by the important work Chicago Booth Professor Raghuram Rajan is performing as the 23rd Governor of the Reserve Bank of India.