CRSP provides comprehensive historical data for securities on the NYSE (from 1926), AMEX (from 1962) and NASDAQ (from 1972) exchanges. Information includes security prices, return, and volume data, market capitalization, security delisting information, corporate actions, shares outstanding, supplemental data etc. The database was developed and is maintained by the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago.
Key information sets include:
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