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 BPS and hit  <GO>, or type BU and click on Marketing Materials, to access Bloomberg's 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.
  • Register for or view free training seminars or webinars through SMNR.
  • Refer to the Certification Program link on this web guide for details on the Bloomberg Markets Concepts (BMC) course.
  • Bring personal earphones to connect to the keyboard and listen to tutorials. 


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.