Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval. The SEC's system used by all public companies to transmit required filings, such as quarterly reports and annual reports and ongoing disclosure obligations. Electronic filing using EDGAR was made mandatory for most documents in 2002, and the database is available to view to the public.

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You should try to have someone on your side that is good at EDGAR who can get you data and break it down quick.

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If you're looking to find a company's financial statements or filings you should check out Edgar since it's a free easy to use resource.

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When it looked at the paperwork it needed to file for the day, the bank realized that EDGAR was experiencing a technical malfunction and it was uncertain if they would be able to complete the task by deadline.

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