How can I access CRSP Mutual Fund data?
What are CRSP_FUNDNO and CRSP_PORTNO and what is their relationship?
Can one PERMNO have multiple CRSP_COMPANY_KEYs?
It appears that exp_ratio can be less than the mgmt_fee, even though exp_ratio includes the mgmt_fee. Why?
The fiscal_yearend date always precedes begdt. If the fees are valid for the fiscal year ending on fiscal_yearend, what is the purpose of begdt and enddt?
What is the difference between the Report Date and the Effective Date?
Why are there negative values in the asset allocation fields (such as per_com, per_pref, per_conv, per_corp, per_muni, per_govt, per_oth, per_cash, and per_bond) in the fund_summary dataset?
Why are there negative values in the mgmt_fee in the fund_fees dataset?
What is the unit of measurement for mgmt_fee?
Why do some mutual funds have mixed taxable and untaxed dividends?
What does a turnover value of 0 represent?
How are inst_fund determined in FUND_HDR table?
How can different share classes of mutual funds or fund families be identified?
What happened to PORTNO when CRSP changed its data provider from S&P/Morningstar to Lipper and Thomson in 2008?
When CRSP Mutual Fund changed its data provider in 2010, CRSP_PORTNO changed for the same fund across the board. What do I need to do to link old CRSP_PORTNO to new CRSP_PORTNO?