Capital IQ

Definition of 'Capital IQ'


A research and analysis company that offers a variety of software and data feeds to thousands of investment managers, investment banks, private equity funds, advisory firms, corporations and universities. Its major products are the Capital IQ platform, which provides fundamental analysis, and Compustat, Money Market Directories (MMD), Xpressfeed and SystematIQ, which provide quantitative research.

Investopedia explains 'Capital IQ'


A division of Standard & Poor's, Capital IQ was founded in 1998 and has offices in major cities around the globe. Its internet and Excel-based applications provide desktop research, screening, real-time market data, backtesting, portfolio management, financial modeling and quantitative analysis.



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