Try our Data Now!

Insights

Perspectives on Economics and finances with GFD

The Birth of Electric Cars

The Birth of Electric Cars

Although, few people may realize it, we may be seeing the first generation of kids that will not need to know how to drive a car. With all the changes that are going on in the automobile industry, this is a distinct possibility. Not since the introduction of cars over...

350 Years of English Leadership

350 Years of English Leadership

Global Financial Data is completing its collection of data for the English stock market. The UK stocks database includes data on 25,000 companies from 1657 when the East India Company started trading in London to 1985. GFD has written two other articles, “Four...

Two Centuries of American Leadership

Two Centuries of American Leadership

The article Four Centuries of Global Leadership tracked the largest company in the world from 1602 to 2018. This article focuses on the United States, detailing how leadership, in terms of the company with the largest market cap, has changed over the past two...

Four Centuries of Global Leadership

Four Centuries of Global Leadership

Global Financial Data has collected data on the London Stock Exchange and the United States stock exchanges as well as data on individual companies over the past 400 years. This data covers all the major companies that have listed in London, New York, Paris and...

Welcome to the new GFD blog!

If you are looking for some of our older posts you can still find them!

Click here to visit the old blog

Start your trial account today for access to the Dow 30 and see the benefits of using GFD Finaeon for your research and analysis.

Learn more about what our data can do for you today!

 

REQUEST A DEMO with a GFD Finaeon Specialist

For over 25 years Global Financial Data has been providing alternative historical economic and financial data that can't be found anywhere else. Use our demo request form to schedule a demo and find out more about how GFD Finaeon can meet your institutional needs.

GFD Insights

Events in Time Anniversaries: August 2019

Events in Time Anniversaries: August 2019

25 years ago: August 1994 S&P 500: 475.49 (vs. 2918.65 in 08/2019) 10-year U.S. Government Bond Yield: 7.19% (vs. 1.74% in 08/2019) Gold: $385.75 (vs. $1497.35 in 08/2019) Oil: $17.595 (vs. $54.41 in 08/2019) GBP/USD: 1.5345 (vs. 1.2022 in 08/2019) US GDP: $7,247...

read more
Events in Time Anniversaries: July 2019

Events in Time Anniversaries: July 2019

25 years ago: July 1994 S&P 500: 458.26 (vs. 2979.63 in 07/2019) 10-year U.S. Government Bond Yield: 7.12% (vs. 2.07% in 07/2019) Gold: $384 (vs. $1391.55 in 07/2019) Oil: $20.305 (vs. $57.57 in 07/2019) GBP/USD: 1.5435 (vs. 1.2465 in 07/2019) US GDP: $7,246...

read more
A Century of Peace: Bear Markets in the 1800s

A Century of Peace: Bear Markets in the 1800s

GFD has calculated a global index of stocks that begins in 1602 and continues until the present. With this index, we can track the changes in global stock markets over the past 400 years, determine when bear markets occurred and study the causes of those bear markets....

read more