Eikon/WRDS instructor training 20200714
Eikon ESG search, booking system, try out the new CRSP/Compustat guide
- Team were tasked to write a new guide on searching for ESG data on companies in Eikon.
- Draft post is coming on well, they added an intro/overview section too.
- Still needs to add FTSE 250 filter example, polish, and peer review.
- We have some other tweaks/additions required for the published Eikon guides.
Look at Eikon booking system
- Showed the new booking system as it stands, using Resource Booker.
- Showed the Eikon admin interface, how to change passwords for our standard user accounts.
- Still waiting on the password delivery part to be completed.
Try the new CRSP/Compustat guide
- Phil talked quickly through the new CRSP/Compustat via WRDS guide.
- Covers quite a bit of detail of using these databases and handling text data files used between searches. Should help with a variety of enquiries, bit of a learning curve first.
Homework for next time
- Finish the Eikon ESG guide
- Publish and practice the CRSP/Compustat guide
Likely content for next time
- Using Datastream via Eikon
- Look at new Capital IQ guide