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Bloomberg Common Functions

Bloomberg Common Functions

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Bloomberg Common Functions

Listed below are the more commonly used functions within the Bloomberg Terminal. Bloomberg provides thousands of functions that can be accessed by utilizing the “Help” Key.

the “CONN DEFAULT” key allows you to login and logout of the system. WBI – Word Bond Yields and Futures WPE – World Equity PE Ratios © Richard Jakotowicz 2008 . FXIP – Foreign exchange spot rates. etc. an Instant Message Chat Box will appear and you can chat online with the Bloomberg Help Desk. 2 – You can use the HELP key to do a search for any Security. They are available 24/7 to answer user questions Overview Codes = The following codes can be entered followed by the <GO> or enter key. Person. WBF. and commodities WEI. It can be used 3 different ways: 1 – On any screen that you are viewing. TOP – Real-time news EASY – Tips and shortcuts MSGM – Main messaging system GLCO –Global commodity prices NRG – Energy markets CBQ – Country Directory BTMM – Country rates. indexes. financial. energy. hitting the HELP key will provide you with a manual describing all the analytics for that particular screen. the “HELP” key is the most used function in Bloomberg. forwards. Just type the word you want to know about then press the HELP key. The Green “HELP” Key = Located on the top left corner of the keyboard. These codes provide general screens from which more detailed analysis can be done by using the mouse. and currency.The RED “CONN DEFAULT” Key = Located at the top right corner of the keyboard. Note that the help manuals are multiple pages so you need to use the PG FWD key to move forward. options. and forecasts FXC – Foreign exchange cross spot rates ECO – Current economic releases by country ECST – Current and historical economic statistics by country STAT – Functions for global economic. Government. MAIN – Displays a list of broad categories in various markets N. WEIF – World Equity Indexes and Futures WB. economic releases. Analytics. Bloomberg will provide a directory of choices to help you refine the search results. 3 – If you hit the HELP key twice.

IMAP – Global equity performance IMOV – Index movers MOST – Most active stocks EMI – Exchange volumes GRR or MRR – Group or Member ranked returns IBQ – Industry Analysis BBSA – Equity Analyst surveys MA – Mergers and acquisitions ECDR – Equity calendar. BU – Bloomberg University.Bloomberg Launchpad allows you to create a custom screen with a stock monitor NW . EIU – The Economist Intelligence Unit [Type text] .To create a custom market monitor ALRT – To have Bloomberg alert you of price movements. JOBS – People and Job Search PDF – Personal defaults BLP . IPO’s LEAG – Investment Bank Underwriter rankings OECD – Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development FED – Federal Reserve Portal FFIP – Fed Funds Rate Probability FOMC – Federal Open Market Committee results and minutes BLAW – Legal Search AV – Prerecorded and live broadcasts WEAT – Weather reports and derivatives RE – Real Estate FUND – Mutual fund search GRAB – Type “Grab” on any screen to email the screen as a jpeg file. Cheatsheets and Seminars CERT – Certification Exams PEOP.

and credit information FA – Financial Analysis Templates RELS – All securities / subsidiaries HDS – All large shareholders RV – Relative valuation against competition OMON – Options OVME – Black-Scholes Option Pricing © Richard Jakotowicz 2008 . GIP. “COMP” allows you to compare returns against 2 other securities G – to build custom graphs CN – Company specific news HP – Historical pricing and volume HCPI – Historical open.BBXL – To pull current and historical data into Excel LAST – Allows you to see you the last 8 screens you visited Common Equity Codes – These codes should be entered after typing: your stock symbol & F8 DES – Description (be sure to page forward for more data) BQ – Quote screen with fundamental data GP. high. low. and closing prices DVD – Dividends CACS – Corporate actions ANR – Analyst recommendations ERN – Earnings summary EE – Earnings estimates EM – Earnings matrix BBEA – Earnings related news CF – Corporate Filings CRPR – Credit profile ISSD – Capital structure. cash flow. GEG – Graphs COMP – When viewing a graph. GPO.

HIVG – Historical Implied Volatility BETA – Beta calculator CORR – Correlation calculator MKAC – Market Makers (NASDAQ) SIDE – Advertised buyers and sellers (Institutional) Common Fixed Income Codes SRCH – Bond Search BBT – US Treasury Bills. Notes. CDSD – Credit Default Swap Analysis YA – Yield Analysis YAS – Yield and spread analysis OAS1 – Option adjusted spread calculator DES – Description RATC – Company credit rating revisions DDIS – Debt distribution ALLQ – Quotes for all providers NIM – New issue bonds PICK – Bloomberg bond picks STGO – State Municipal Bond Ratings MTAX – State Income Tax Rates MYC – Compare Muni’s to Treasuries Tax Neutral [Type text] . WCDS. and TIPS PX1 – Treasury actives YCRV – Yield curves CURV. FWCV – Forward curves FMCI – Fair market curve indices BYFC – Bond yield forecast IRSM – Interest rate and credit derivatives GCDS. Bonds.

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