Quandl’s First Premium Databases

Posted by on 2014/10/15
We’re now about two weeks from launching our first batch of premium databases on Quandl. We’re starting with 7 financial and economic databases: Zacks Investment Research Our flagship vendor for the launch is Zacks Investment Research, the authority on North American estimation data. They pioneered the concept of consensus-based estimation over 35 years ago, and to this day they remain…continue reading →

On Data Quality

Posted by on 2014/09/22
In conversation with his friend Anton about Quandl’s next phase, my co-founder Abraham was explaining that premium data on our site would be of the highest quality. “Excellent,” Anton replied with a nod. Then, after a moment’s pause he continued somewhat apologetically, “What exactly does that mean?” Anton, an amazing programmer and chess player, is not a data analyst and…continue reading →

Quandl Phase 2: The Democratization of Commercial Data

Posted by on 2014/08/20
Today, 18 months or so since we launched, Quandl offers the world unlimited and unrestricted access to over 10 million time-series datasets. That number grows every day thanks to our small team here in Toronto and thanks to the many users around the world who contribute data to the site every day. While this is a great beginning and we…continue reading →

40,000 NASDAQ OMX Global Indexes now available on Quandl

Posted by on 2014/07/31
This week NASDAQ OMX became the first major index provider to distribute index data via Quandl. Quandl is now one of NASDAQ OMX’s Elite Index Data Partners, which is fantastic for Quandl users as it gives them complete and unlimited access to NASDAQ OMX’s suite of over 40,000 indexes. The partnership is the product of shared values: NASDAQ OMX is,…continue reading →

Where Can I Find Good Historical Currency Data?

Posted by on 2014/06/20
There are a number of good sources for high quality historical foreign exchange and currency data on Quandl. A few central banks publish reference exchange rates across markets. The best of these is probably the Bank of England. BOE publishes rates to convert over 40 global currencies to the US Dollar, Pound Sterling, and the Euro. The BOE also publishes…continue reading →