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To understand what financial markets are doing today and where they may go in the future, you have to understand how financial markets have changed over the past 300 years.

GFD tracks the growth of the European, US and global economies from the 1600s to the present for both developing and emerging markets. With GFD, you can follow the growth of the medieval economy, the expansion of Europe into Asia in the 1500s, the inflation of the 1600s, the South Sea Bubble in the 1720s, the growth of the American economy in the 1800s, and the impact of the globalization of the world economy in the 1800s.

GFD charts the changes in financial markets and the economy in the 1900s as the world went through two world wars, the Great Depression, recovery from World War II, stagflation, the emergence of Asian markets and the internet bubble in the 1990s. The past few years have shown that without a full understanding of the past, you cannot understand how markets behave.

The GFDatabase provides data never before compiled into a single electronic format -- spanning more than 200 global markets and extending coverage back to 1000. Research began in 1992 and to this day continues. We create and generate our own proprietary data series while we continue to investigate new sources and extend existing series whenever possible. No other company can provide the rich, diverse history that GFD offers its users. With financial markets going through unprecedented changes, can you afford to ignore the past?

Global Financial Data can meet the needs of all financial analysts and advisors, including:

  • Independent Advisors
  • Boutique Firms
  • Hedge Funds
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Investment Banks
  • Institutional Advisors