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Bloomberg Guide  

This is a general guide on Bloomberg basic features and functions.
Last Updated: Mar 28, 2014 URL: http://libguides.bc.edu/Bloomberg Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Who Can Use It?

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

 

Upcoming Bloomberg Boston Seminars

The Bloomberg seminars listed below are available to anyone currently in the BC community.  To sign up go to the Bloomberg terminal and enter BU (for Bloomberg University) then hit the GO button. Type in 11 "view upcoming events". To view the schedule type SMNR <GO>, then  search for Boston, MA in the City box.

 

Seminars are  held at 100 Summer St. 28th Floor, Boston MA.

 

April 29 , 2014  1PM - GETTING STARTED


April 29, 2014   2PM -  BASIC API: DOWNLOADING DATA TO EXCEL


April 30, 2014 1PM -  FIXED INCOME BASICS IN BLOOMBERG


April 30, 2014 2PM -  EQUITY BASICS IN BLOOMBERG

 

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
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