Welcome to NASDAQ.com/XBRL

This site is the former home of the XBRL Pilot (Excel Investor's Assistant). The Excel Investor's Assistant and pilot have been retired, but Microsoft has created a successor to the Excel Investor's Assistant called the Microsoft Office Tool for XBRLTM Prototype. For more information on this prototype please visit Microsoft.com.


Overview:
The Microsoft Office Tool for XBRLTM Prototype is a demonstration of how you can easily create or analyze XBRL documents directly from within Microsoft Office Excel 2003. For investors, this prototype is a useful tool to quickly analyze data without the need to re-enter data. Features include:
  • Side-by-side and line-by-line comparisons, including variance reporting, between financial data. You can load multiple financial periods from the same company or from many different companies.
  • Quick comparison graphing of XBRL-tagged data elements.
  • Ratio analysis.
Users of the Prototype will be able to connect directly to EDGAR Online from within the tool. With the Prototype you are able download financial statements, in XBRL format, for a sampling of the S&P 500. The free access requires a username (EDGAROnlineXBRLDemo) and a password (demo$user). Free access is provided to the following ticker symbols: AIG, AMGN, BAC, C, CSCO, DELL, GE, HD, HPQ, IBM, INTC, JNJ, JPM, KO, MO, MRK, MSFT, PEP, PFE, PG, SBC, TWX, VZ, WFC, WMT, and XOM. You are also able to download the financial statements from over 12,000 U.S. publicly traded companies with a premium subscription from EDGAR Online. For more information on this service visit http://www.edgar-online.com/msft/