Basic information on financial databases: cook books, tips and tricks & economic news

This blog contains schematic easy to grasp - hands on - help in performing searches in economic databases, making work sets and making them inter-exchangeable between the databases.

* Disclaimer. I am not a finance professional. Most posts are the result of personal findings.

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Datastream charting

Datastream offers the possibility to make (interactieve) charts, through the option 'Charting', which can be found in the top bar at the series search screen in the navigator.

Charting offers a wide range of poissibilities: from ready made pre-created charts (i.e. key indicators), new charts, a library of ready made charts etc.

Example: Key Indicators (1st tab)

With drop down it is possible to select a specific country and a specific category.
E.g.: Netherlands and category 'Incomes'.

Clicking the link (or from the options list) provides charts like this:

Example: tab Library

> Result: (pressing link Saudi Arabia production)

(left had side of the screen)
The chart: (right hand side of the screen)

Last example: creating a chart (in progress . . .)

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