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Bloomberg : Getting Started

Learn how to access and use the Bloomberg Professional Service

Bloomberg Market Concepts

Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC) is an 8-hour, self-paced, e-learning video course consisting of four modules: Economic Indicators, Currencies, Fixed Income and Equities. 

Participating in BMC will help you:

  • Learn about financial markets
  • Familiarize yourself with over 70 Bloomberg terminal functions
  • Solidify your knowledge with over 100 interactive questions

BMC is no additional charge on the Terminal. Users can opt to complete BMC on the Bloomberg Institute website for an out-of-pocket fee. 

Enter BMC and then hit the <GO> button on the Terminal or visit http://about.bloomberginstitute.com/students/bloomberg-market-concepts/ for more information. 

Bloomberg Help and Learning

Bloomberg Help and Learning (BHL) features training modules on how to use market-specifc and advanced features on the terminal. BHL covers:

  • Getting Started 
  • Market Sectors
  • Communication & Community
  • News & Research
  • Launchpad
  • Tips & Tricks 
  • and more

Functions for the Market (FFM) features ideas for analyzing current events that are affecting the market and is great way to learn how to use advanced functions. 

Frequently Used Functions & Shortcuts

Getting Started with Bloomberg:
 
MAIN:   Main menu
BLP:   Bloomberg Launchpad
SITE:  Overview of system (select heading for functions)
CHEAT:  Directory of Bloomberg Cheatsheets 
BU:  Bloomberg University