GFD Announces Data Partnership with Updata to Provide Superior Technical Analysis

Global Financial Data is pleased to announce its partnership with Updata to provide its long-term, historical data series through their software platform. Updata is the leader in providing tools that allow unparalleled technical analysis of data from other sources. Through Updata, GFD’s subscribers can use the multitude of tools that Updata offers to analyze, backtest and screen the extensive data series that GFD provides to its clients.
Updata gives end-users of Global Financial Data an array of tools to maximize use of the data. The integration is seamless and provides the following core possibilities:
  1. The widest range of high-end technical analysis techniques
  2. Quick and easy manipulation and visualization of data sets
  3. The ability to cross compare and analyze with data from over 20 other vendors
  4. Powerful back-testing capability – with over 800 pre-written indicators and studies
  5. Productivity tools for faster report writing and publishing
The GFDatabase includes data on over 100,000 series with data back to the 1200s covering total returns for asset allocation, commodities, economic data, equities, exchange rates, fixed income, government and debt, international trade and national income statistics. GFD also offers the most extensive equity databases for the United States and the United Kingdom available anywhere. The U.S. Stocks Database includes over 50,000 securities going back to 1789 covering all regional and national exchanges. The U.K. Stocks Database includes over 15,000 securities from the London Stock Exchange and extends back to 1692. “GFD is excited about partnering with Updata. The combination of the most extensive financial database available anywhere and Updata’s unique charting capabilities will give its users the ability to do analysis most traders could only dream about.” Bryan Taylor, CEO, Global Financial Data “Updata is very excited to bring out of the box analytics on top of Global Financial Data. It really does maximize the true value of this unique data set with the best analytical tools available. I have been running through the data myself in recent weeks and find more and more fascinating charts as I go. I wouldn’t want to be without GFD in my system now.” David Linton, CEO, Updata  


Global Financial Data was founded 20 years ago to provide the most complete, long-term financial and economic data series available anywhere. The GFDatabase is used by hundreds of money managers and by major universities throughout the world. Data from GFD has been used in over a thousand academic articles and books, including the research of Nobel Prize winners. The company’s headquarters is in San Juan Capistrano, California.

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Our comprehensive financial databases span global markets offering data never compiled into an electronic format. We create and generate our own proprietary data series while we continue to investigate new sources and extend existing series whenever possible. GFD supports full data transparency to enable our users to verify financial data points, tracing them back to the original source documents. GFD is the original supplier of complete historical data.