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Sqoop saves you time and makes sure you don’t miss the story by giving you one place to search for company information, rather than spending hours each week conducting the same repetitive searches across a variety of public data sites. You can set alerts so that when new documents are filed, we’ll alert you how and when you want.





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Searching in Metropolitan Areas

Its not unusual for corporations in the United States to be physically located well outside the limits of any city they may be best associated with. Consider tech parks and rural campuses. Individual zip codes, cities, counties or even state borders may be insufficient to represent a reporter’s geographic interests. It was with this in mind that... read more

Announcing Geographic Search with Location Filters

Today we are pleased to release geographic search features in the form of location filters. We’ve received quite a few requests for these features, in particular from reporters who’s beats cover particular geographic areas like Pennsylvania or Silicon Valley. A location filter consists of one of the following kinds of criteria: read more

Follow Specific Federal Courts

Many of you have asked us for ways to conduct geographic-specific searches generally, and some of you have even expressed a desire to track new cases from a particular federal court specifically. We are actively working on general geographic search with an initial emphasis on SEC company filings. We will consider also adding the capability of... read more

Five tips every business journalist should know about mining news from the SEC

Disclosures with the Securities and Exchange Commission are a treasure trove of potential news stories, but you have to know where to look. The SEC’s online database, EDGAR, has a well-known company search section, but there are other, over-looked areas that warrant some attention. Further, there are sections of common SEC records that you... read more

What's included so far?

  • Continuous collection of USPTO Patent applications and grants as they are published

  • Continuous collection of SEC filings, currently with support for 57 of the most important form types (D, 3, 4, 5, S-*, 8-K, 10-Q, 10-K, etc.)

  • Continuous collection of PACER federal courts docket and entry metadata

  • Real-time structured and full-text indexing for search

  • Filtering by geographic location

  • Saved searches with configurable email alerts for new documents that match

What's next?

  • New sources such as Trademarks, FCC, FDA, etc.

  • Filtering by industry and other topical classifications

  • Relevancy improvements for search and alerts

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