When To Use: 

Use Capital IQ for comprehensive information on more than 42,000 public companies, 518,000 private companies, 9,500 private capital firms, 230,000 transactions, and 881,000 professionals worldwide. For questions about accessing Capital IQ at dedicated terminals in the library including the Excel API, please contact us to learn more. Students in finance courses may want to register to obtain a Capital IQ login.

NOTE: Capital IQ accounts are only available to current members of the Cornell community.


Capital IQ is a premier financial database deployed by more than 1,500 leading financial institutions, advisory firms, and corporations. Capital IQ provides easy-to-use financial analysis tools for financial statement analysis, comparables analysis, financial modeling, sector analysis, and charting, plus high-level overviews of industries, financial markets, and regional economies.