How do I find CUSIP numbers?
See MergentOnline. Search by Company and on the description page, on the left hand column it will give the CUSIP. You can also search by CUSIP on the main page.
In WRDS, choose the CUSIP Master File dataset. Search by issuer, click on Code Lookup and enter your company name to find the CUSIP.
In WRDS, choose the CRSP dataset and search under one of the annual updates searches. Under Step Two: Search, choose Code Lookup and enter your company name to find the CUSIP.
See Bloomberg (In library only) and search for a company. Type DES to view the company description.
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