How do I find data for the S&P indices?
Go to Factiva: Click on Companies/Markets, then Quotes. Factiva includes current data and some historical data covering the last 5 years.
Use Datastream in the Business Library. Search the Equity Indices area. The code for the S&P500 is S&PCOMP INDEX.
In Capital IQ search for your index, i.e. S&P composite, and select the appropriate index. Use the Chart Builder to plot a graph. Use the Excel button to download the data.
Use Bloomberg in the Business Library. For a short list enter WEI and drill down in the Americas. The code for the S&P500 is SPX INDEX. For a complete list, use the code SECF and then click on the Index tab.
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