FactSet Research Systems, Inc. provides financial and economic information, including fundamental financial data on various companies to the investment community worldwide. Its products include Marquee Global, a quotes and news application for company`s investment management and banking clients; Portfolio Analytics, a suite of applications for portfolio attribution, risk management, and quantitative analysis; FactSet Calendar, an application that displays events affecting financial professionals, including corporate earnings releases, event transcripts, and macroeconomic data; and Research Management Solutions that provides financial professionals various tools to submit, receive, analyze, and evaluate research ideas from internal analysts, external brokers, and corporate access meetings. The company also provides various tools to download, combine, and manipulate financial data for investment analysis. FactSet`s applications provide users access to company analysis, multicompany comparisons, industry analysis, company screening, portfolio analysis, predictive risk measurements, alphatesting, portfolio optimization and simulation, news and quotes, and tools to value and analyze fixed income securities and portfolios. It combines approximately 500 data sets, including content regarding companies and securities from various markets into a single online platform of information and analytics. The company serves portfolio managers, research and performance analysts, risk managers, marketing professionals, sell-side equity research professionals, investment bankers, and fixed income professionals. FactSet Research Systems was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut.