Instructions and tips for getting started on the Bloomberg Professional terminals for research in business, finance, real estate and economics.

Bloomberg Guides and Tutorials

Type BU and hit <GO> to access Bloomberg's video tutorials and printed or online guides.

Choose Marketing Materials to access the Getting Starting guide, search guides, and topic-specific cheat sheets.  Click Download to view the document. Choose the print command within Adobe to obtain a hard copy.

Bring personal earphones to listen to tutorials, or borrow a set of headphones through the library.  At the Eisenhower Library, connect your headphones to the keyboard.  At Harbor East, connect them to the computer.


Hit the yellow <EQUITY> button. Press <GO>. Choose from the categories.

Industry Data


Select "Functions & Analytics" or other options.

Follow prompts for a specific search.

Market Averages

Hit the yellow <EQUITY> key. Press <GO>. Type WEI. Press <GO>.

Industry Group Earnings

Hit the yellow <EQUITY> key. Press <GO>. Type EEI. Hit <GO>.  Select an industry.