Stocks, Bonds, Bills, and Inflation (SBBI) Dataset
The SBBI data set includes monthly, quarterly and yearly total returns and yields of most of the major US asset classes: large-cap stocks, small-cap stocks, corporate bonds, government bonds of several maturities, and inflation. It measures arithmetic means (simple average), geometric means (annualized returns), standard deviations (risk), correlations, wealth indexes, and a variety of statistical techniques.
Available to CFA Institute Members
CFA Institute Member access to performance for over 80 MSCI indexes in the following areas:
- Climate & ESG
- Market Cap
This data set covers several regions and markets (MSCI ACWI, MSCI World, MSCI Emerging Markets) and will provide members with monthly index levels over the last 10 years to assist with their study of markets. This data may be used to review and analyze performance and to build and deepen members’ understanding of global equity markets.
CFA Institute Member access to three FactSet datasets including:
• FactSet Global Prices and Corporate Actions
• FactSet Fundamentals (Basic)
• FactSet Estimates (Basic)
Access to Smartkarma's Private Investor Solutions
Stocks, Bonds, Bills, and Inflation (SBBI) Summary Edition
The SBBI® Summary Edition will help investment professionals gain an understanding of major asset class returns, return calculations, and the long-term impact of size, value/growth, and liquidity on returns.
Read the SBBI 2020 Summary Edition
Read the SBBI 2021 Summary Edition
Full yearbook version available from Duff & Phelps, A Kroll Business
International Guide to Cost of Capital Summary Edition
The cost of capital is the expected rate of return that the market requires to attract funds to an investment and is one of the most important concepts in finance. A good understanding of this is essential for making global investment decisions.
Download the 2022 IGCC Summary Edition (PDF)
Download the 2021 IGCC Summary Edition (PDF)
The underlying international equity risk premia (ERP) and country risk data can be found in the Cost of Capital Navigator’s International Cost of Capital Module from Duff & Phelps, A Kroll Business.
World Federation of Exchanges
The WFE Statistics Database provides registered users with access to a wide range of market indicators. The data is collected on a monthly and annual basis from WFE members, affiliates and non-members.
Links to the free information available on Professor Damodaran’s website containing datasets on corporate governance, discount rate estimation, dollar value measures, COVID effects, return measures, capital structure, dividend policy, cashflow estimation, growth rate estimation, multiples and option pricing models.
The VIX Index and Volatility-Based Global Indexes and Trading Instruments
Tools based on volatility indexes are widely used for hedging, diversification, risk management, and alpha generation, but investors should carefully study the pricing, risks, and other key aspects before deciding to use such products.
Access the Research Foundation VIX Brief