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Can someone recommend a good source for corporate action data? I need at the very least: ticker changes, dividends, splits, acquisitions and delistings. I historically used Bloomberg Back Office and am looking for a suitable replacement that is within a small team's budget besides just scraping a bloomberg terminal.

Edit: More generally where are the major places getting their data? Are they parsing each companies websites or some some sec filings that I am missing? Is it from DTCC?

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NYSE and NASDAQ both maintain master lists of corporate actions. –  chrisaycock Jul 14 '13 at 20:19
    
Thank you very much. I am not sure how I missed that. –  Michael WS Jul 14 '13 at 20:28
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This is a site for professional quants, and in accordance to the criteria for what is on-topic, questions asking for sources of data are discouraged. –  kristine Jul 19 '13 at 5:26
    
I'll bite. why are questions on quality of data off-topic? (apparently, calendar data is on topic and basic NPV questions are.) –  Michael WS Jul 19 '13 at 13:54
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Depends on your budget of course, but:

Also, consider how much IT resources you have for accurately getting, parsing, processing and storing these data.

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Thank you very much –  Michael WS Jul 16 '13 at 22:06
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