Introduction to Bloomberg - Cornell University Library...

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Cornell University Library Management Library The Johnson School Workshop Series 2006 to J '" ., ~ " ~m' ',_ r ~ ~ . >.' = " " , =~=.,,= Management library, Sage Hall mgtref@cornell.edu Instructors: Ken Bolton Angela Horne Susan Kendrick Doris Smith Contact us at: 255-3389 www.library.comell.edu/johnson
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Bloomberg Introduction This is a demonstration of equity searches and league tables. Handouts: The handout has screen shots and sample searches for you to use when you are at a Bloomberg terminal, The specialized Bloomberg keyboard appears on the last page. r-----.---------------------------.---.-.-----.---.---.-.-----.-------------.-.-_---0---_-_-------.---.-.---._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._._.~ i In the exercises that follow,"". points to commands and navigational directions. ' L ._. ._._._._._._._._._._._,'_.~ Access: Bloomberg terminals are available in the Management Library (Sage Hall), Mann Library and Nestle Library (Statler Hall). The Management Library has a reservation system for Bloomberg (except during the summer). Connecting: If the Bloomberg application is not open, double click the desktop icon. Follow the logon directions. <ir Click the red key <CONN DEFT> Login using the name and password provided at the terminal site. Frequently, when you come to the Bloomberg terminal a previous search screen is displayed . Begin typing your commands at the blinking blue cursor and press <GO>. To go to the home page, type <MAIN><GO> or press red key <CANCEL>. Capturing data: A Bloomberg academic account does not allow downloading. Most screens can be printed using your Net Print account If you wish to cut and paste information into WORD or EXCEL click and drag to "copy" content Open software of your choosing and "paste" content You can email a screen to your computer. Type, GRAB and press <GO>. The Bloomberg message center screen appears. Type, your complete Cornell email address Fill in the subject line, Type, 1 press <GO> Selecting Items from a Menu: Use the mouse to highlight and click Or, type line# and press <GO>. Or, type highlighted mnemonic code preceding choice and press <GO> Navigating the Keyboard: Green keys execute functions <GO> acts as the Enter key. <HELP> acts as a search engine . Yellow keys are the market sectors. <EQUITY>, <CMDTY>etc. Red keys connect or terminate the session. Management Library, The Johnson School, Fall 2006 2
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<? Type, BU <GO> (Bloomberg University) Excellent resource for guides, manuals and interactive training . Type, BALANCE SHEET <HELP> A common way to look up companies, concepts, etc. <r <HELP><HELP> Send a message to Bloomberg, responds usually in 20 minutes. Type HDSK <GO> Retrieve message from Bloomberg help . <r Type TOP <GO> for top news by category. TOP STK <GO> for top stock news . 3. MSFT <EQUITY> <GO> Click Historical Prices <r Use Table or Graph option to display prices If unsure of ticker, use TK <GO> MSFT Current market report EQUITYCU MSFT US MICROSOFT CORP For broad groups, type number<GO> For specific topics (e. g. " Earning") type keyword here -7-7 1) Today's Markets - Quotes + Recaps 2) Company InformationlDescription 3) Intraday Technicals/Graphs 4) Historical Prices 5) Historical Technicals/Graph 6) Options, Warrants,+ Convertibles <HELP> for explanations 7) News/Research/Charts 8) Ticket Writing + Holders/Holdings
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