How do I know what kind of account to create?

When you sign up for an account, you will be asked your purpose for using Quandl (ie. Business, Academic or Personal). Please ensure that you select the most appropriate purpose for you.Choose Business if you plan on using the data for work or professional purposes. Choose Academic if you are an educator, student or employee at an academic institution and plan to use the data for research or teaching.

Choose Personal if you will be the sole user of the account and plan to use the data to inform personal investments or to work on personal projects.