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Gain a competitive advantage using alternative historical data provided exclusively by GFD.

It’s About Time

Gain a competitive advantage using alternative historical data provided exclusively by GFD.

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Global Financial Data Adds New Money Supply Files

Global Financial Data has added 50 new Money Supply files. With these additions, the GFDatabase now includes data on the Money Supply from over 100 countries. You can find these files by going to GFD’s search engine and choosing Currency in Circulation, M1, M2 or M3...

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Events in Time Anniversaries: May 2019

25 years ago: May 1994 S&P 500: 456.50 (vs. 2881.40 in 05/2019) 10-year U.S. Government Bond Yield: 7.17% (vs. 2.47% in 05/2019) Gold: $387.60 (vs. $1287.10 in 05/2019) Oil: $18.295 (vs. $61.65 in 05/2019) GBP/USD: 1.5105 (vs. 1.2999 in 05/2019) US GDP: $7,115...

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A New Stock Market Index for Canada

Canada has one of the ten largest markets in the world. With a capitalization of over $2 trillion and over 3300 listed companies, and many of its companies listed in New York, Canadian companies have played an important role in the global economy over the past 150...

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