Modified "free" version of purchased databases, Google pulls its financial data from open sources (such as SEC filings). Simple to use, we offer it as an alternative to our purchased databases which are available exclusively to UM-Flint currently registered students and employees. The subscription-based databases will contain quality, well-researched data drawn from more extensive sources than Google and are recommended over this source.
EMMA provides documents and data derived from a number of sources. It is important that you understand what those sources are and any limitations on your use of certain data elements made available through EMMA derived from some third-party sources.
EMMA makes available copies of official statements, preliminary official statements and advance refunding documents submitted to the MSRB by broker-dealers and banks that underwrite new issues of municipal securities. In addition, EMMA makes available copies of continuing disclosure documents submitted to the MSRB by municipal issuers and other obligors on municipal securities. In general, such documents are created by such municipal issuers with the assistance of a number of other parties.
EMMA makes available a number of different types of data, including securities identifying information, trade prices, interest rates, market statistics, and credit ratings.
Primary dealers report weekly on their trading activities, as well as on cash, and financing market positions in Treasury and other securities including federal agency and government sponsored enterprise securities, mortgage-backed securities, corporate securities, repurchase agreements, and reverse repurchase agreements. This information is reported from July 2001 to the present.