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Bloomberg Guide: Getting Started

This is a general guide on Bloomberg basic features and functions.

Who Can Use It?

 Boston College has an academic subscription and access is ONLY available for the current Boston College Community. 

About Bloomberg

What is Bloomberg?
Bloomberg L.P. is a financial news service founded by Michael Bloomberg in 1982. It provides financial news and data to financial companies and organizations in virtually every country in the world through the Bloomberg terminal,  The main function of the Bloomberg terminal  is to provide an integrated platform that streams together price data, financials, news, trading data, and  more.

Bloomberg has data on more than 5 million bonds, equities, commodities, currencies & funds. It covers most every publicly traded company in the world, and has profiles on more than a million people
Bloomberg in O'Neill Library
Bloomberg terminal in the O'Neill Library