Find your company
Then type one or more of the following commands:
BI = Bloomberg intelligence
RV= Relative Valuation
GF = graph of historic stock prices
General tip: type GRAB to email graphic image of screen.
Bloomberg Terminal @ The Park Library
Can't get to the Park Library?
What is BESS?
The Bloomberg Essentials Online Training Program (BESS) helps you quickly learn the Bloomberg terminal. If you finish the course and pass the tests, you will receive a certification you can add to your resume.
TIP: You can use one screen to look up answers while you take your exam on the other screen. We suggest taking the exams as soon as possible after you watch the video tutorials.
Start with the Core Program:
Once you've completed the Core Program and scored at least a 75% on the exam, start the Market Sector Program:
Once you've finished, request your Acknowledgement of Certification. Congratulations! You're Bloomberg certified.
prepared by Stephanie Willen Brown, 04/17/14.
How & why you might want to use the Bloomberg terminal @ the Park Library. Covers the following Bloomberg commands:
First, create a personal username and password.
Next, set your preferences. We suggest setting your country to US even if you don't set any other preferences.
To start the certification course, enter the command BESS. Make sure you have a pair of headphones so you can watch the videos!