About Asset-Backed Security (ABS) Data
Fixed Income data is compiled from multiple sources, including but not limited to TRACE, Refinitiv, S&P, Moody’s, and Black Knight Technologies. FINRA and its information providers do not guarantee the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the data. Individuals should not make investment or other financial decisions solely on the basis of this data.
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About the Data
|Data Glossary & User Guide||Asset-Backed Security (ABS) Data Glossary contains definitions of fields and possible values for ABS data.|
|Data Sources||Data is collected through TRACE (Trade Reporting and Compliance Engine), the facility for mandatory reporting of over-the-counter transactions in eligible fixed income securities. TRACE data is complied with data from multiple sources, including but not limited to Refinitiv, S&P, Moody’s, and Black Knight Technologies.|
|Time Period||Up to ten years of end-of-day data.|
|Data Purpose||Comprehensive, real-time ABS information is published for non-commerical use to create level playing field for all market participants.|
|Publish Schedule||FINRA provides real-time market trade information for ABS including execution date and time, quantity, price and yield. Since the bond market is less liquid than most markets for stocks, there may be no trade activity in a security for a period of time.|
Data is disseminated on executed bond trades, not bond quotes. The TRACE system has no execution capability, nor can it accept quotations. To learn about how to buy and sell bonds, see Buying and Selling Bonds.
Data is free for non-commerical use. Subscription data feeds are available to support academics, media, firms and industry.
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