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Most popular posts

Below is a list of the most popular posts of the last year (as of 25 November 2014).

Post title Views
Risk Free Rate for UK and US 11,073
Risk Free Rates on Datastream 6,083
Journal ranking – August 2013 update 4,345
Risk Free Rate and Fama French factors 4,128
CUSIP – 6 digit cusip to 9 digit cusip / permno / gvkey 3,929
Industry/sector codes in Datastream 3,041
Journal ranking – January 2014 update 2,917
Journal Ranking – marketing 2,908
Oil Price – historical data 2,782
Global Market Information Database (GMID) 2,718
Total shareholder return (share price return) 2,284
Journal ranking – 2012 JCR 2,149
Historical Index constituents (e.g FTSE 100) 1,743
Referencing databases (Bloomberg, Datastream etc.) 1,737
Total Return on Bloomberg 1,345
EndNote – adding page numbers 1,286
Historical FTSE100 Index Constituents on Datastream 1,272
Datastream, Worldscope and Units 1,269
Currency conversion in Datastream 1,174
All UK listed companies (part 1) 1,068
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