WRDS is a data platform that specializes in historical financial information for banks, government bonds, stock exchanges, and major companies. It is intended solely for academic research and teaching purposes. Popular datasets include Compustat, CRSP, TAQ, and IBES. First time users should consult our WRDS guide for help.
Key Developments provide structured summaries of material news and events that may affect the market value of securities. It monitors over 100 Key Development types including executive changes, M&A rumors, changes in corporate guidance, delayed filings, SEC inquiries, and many more. Each Key Development item includes announced date, entered date, modified date, headline, situation summary, type, company role, and other identifiers.