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Units in Datastream: thousands? Millions?

Finding out in which units data items are expressed in Datastream is pretty simple.

There are two options (Static request):

adding .U behind downloaded items puts it looks like image:

adding #U behind downloaded items puts it loos like (writes out)

ALSO see item on units in Compustat: link

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