Stern School of Business, New York University

Bank Regulatory (formerly FDIC)

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) database contains financial data and history of all entities filing the Report Of Condition and Income (Call Report) and some savings institutions filing the OTS Thrift Financial Report (TFR). These entities include Commercial banks, savings banks, or savings and loans. FDIC files include structure data, financial time series data, complex derived integers data, ratio data, and merger history data. Further information can be found on the WRDS website (see links below).


FDIC data is available to NYU on the WRDS Web query site, with data manuals and user’s guides. SAS datasets and sample SAS programs are available on the WRDS linux server (

FDIC Government Website
WRDS Introduction (includes how to get an account)
WRDS Website (to request an account or to login)
WRDS Without Account (on public terminals in Bobst Library)