Business Tutorial: Bloomberg Equity General

DERIVATIVES

Function

Where can I find today’s most active options by volume? (MOSO)

How can I see the underlying securities of a single stock future? (SFUT)

Where can I monitor equity index futures contracts in North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa, and the Pacific Rim? (WEIF)

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MOSO

Description

Most active option

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SFUT

Description

Equity Stock Futures

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WEIF

Description

World Equity Index Futures

DIVIDENDS

Function

What German companies have stock going ex-dividend in the next two weeks? (EX)

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EX

Description

Ex-date calendars, Dividend calendar

EARNINGS ANALYSIS

Function

What companies had their rating downgrade today? (BBSA)

What European companies reported higher or lower earnings per share (EPS) today? (BBEA)

How can I trace quarterly earnings by industry sector in the S&P 500? (SPXE)

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BBEA

Description

Earnings analysis by sector by country & index, profit warnings, positive & negative surprises, etc.

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BBSA

Description

Equity analysis survey ratings by region, action (upgrade, downgrade) and by type (buy, sell, hold)

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WPE

Description

World price/earnings

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ACDR

Description

Earnings announcement calendar

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SPXE

Description

S&P 500 earnings by sector

ECONOMICS

Function

What are the economic releases this week for the U.S. ? (ECO or WECO)

What are the current world oil reserves? (STAT)

What is the GDP of China? (ECST)

How does the Germany ‘s purchasing power compare with the United Kingdom ‘s? (OECD)

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WECO

Description

World economic calendar

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ECST

Description

World economic statistics

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ESNP

Description

Economic statistics snapshot

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ECMX

Description

Global economic matrix

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EUST

Description

Eurostat

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IMF

Description

International monetary fund

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OECD

Description

OECD

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AGRI

Description

Agriculture/livestock releases

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LECO

Description

Economic statistics by type

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ECOR

Description

Complete us economic releases

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ECO

Description

Local economic releases

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STAT

Description

Bloomberg global view

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Where can I find consumer confidence and cost of living in France and Greece?

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<EQUITY> <GO> Choice #8

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Provides global data on Agriculture, CPI/PPI, Consumer Attitudes, Cyclical Industry’s, Housing/Construction, Industrial Production, Labor, Manufacturing/Trade, Money Supply, National Income, Sales, World Statistics.

FUNDS

Function

Which hedge fund had the highest total return as of the last close of trading? (HFND)

What are the top Islamic funds ranked by assets? (FSRC)

What is the Pioneer Group’s estimated asset under management for the month of May 2005? (FUND)

Description

FPC

Description

Fund performance chart by country and fund family

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FSRC

Description

Fund search

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FUND

Description

Funds & portfolios home (fund flows by net money flow, assets, etc).

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HFND

Description

Hedge fund home page

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EXTF

Description

Exchange traded funds

INDICES

Function

Where can I find a major list of stock indices for North & Latin America, Europe , Africa and the Pacific Rim ? (MEM)

How can I find out what groups are within the Russell 1000? (GMEN)

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IMEN

Description

List 500 major equity indices traded on Bloomberg.

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GMEN

Description

Indices by group

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RMEN

Description

List 35 real estate indices of the world.

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MEM

Description

Equity Index and industry group moves

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LSIM

Description

Lists 119 local stock indices of North America

INDUSTRY INFORMATION

Function

How many mobile phone subscribers are in Japan vs. Taiwan ? (WMP)

What airlines had the most consumer complaints in last month? (AIRS)

How does Molson’s performance compare against the market? (IBQ)

Description

AIRS

Description

U.S. Airline statistics

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WMP

Description

Mobile phone subscribers

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IBQ

Description

Industry analysis current market monitors

INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERINGS

Function

What new IPO’s have been announced since June 1, 2005 ? (ECDR)

Description

ECDR

Description

New Issue Calendar, IPO’s, ranking by return, monthly summary, etc.

INSIDER TRADING

Function

What stocks saw the most insider trading from direct officers in May 2005? (INSD)

Description

INSD

Description

Insiders monitor

MARKET MONITORS

Function

Which companies were suspended from trading? (HALT)

What company hit a new high and what company hit a new low in trading. ( HILO )

What’s happening in the world major equity markets? (WEI)

Description

ADRM

Description

Depository receipt monitor

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EMI

Description

Equity market indicators

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HALT

Description

Halts and suspensions by exchange and date

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HILO

Description

New highs/lows by exchange

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IMOV

Description

Equity index movers by country and exchange

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LVI

Description

Largest volume increase by exchange

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MOSO

Description

Most active options by exchange

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MOST

Description

Most active up/down by exchange

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MOSV

Description

Most active/ by value by exchange

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WAD

Description

World advance/decline indices

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WEI

Description

World equity indices

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WEIS

Description

World equity index rankings

MARKET RETURNS

Function

Within the Hang Seng Index in Hong Kong , which industry group had the highest return?

What stocks were added or deleted from the S&P 500 in 2003? (ADD)

How does the P/E of the U.K. FTSE 100 Index compare against the DAX Index in Germany ? (WPE)

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IRR

Description

Index ranked returns by industry, group members, etc. To retrieve the report type RPT <GO>.

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LSIS

Description

Local Index ranked returns (i.e. Philadelphia , San Diego , etc).

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WPE

Description

World price earning (P/E) by country and exchange.

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ADD

Description

Historical index provides the security additions and deletions to the S&P 500, S&P Midcap 400 S&P Smallcap 600, and DAX, index, Nikkei 225 index and HDAX-DAX 100 Index.

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS

Function

What financial advisor completed the most global merger & acquisitions deals in 2004? (MA)

Description

MA

Description

Mergers and acquisitions

MULTIPLE SECURITY ANALYSIS

Function

I want to create a price graph with 4 separate securities, (i.e. GE, PG, S&P 500 and S&P 1500. (HMS)

I want to run a regression analysis. (MRA)

I want to see if there is a positive or negative correlation between Interest rates and securities. (CORR)

Description

HMS

Description

4-1 price graph

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MRA

Description

Multiple regression analysis

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CORR

Description

Correlation Matrix

NEWS

Function

What’s happening in the labor unions today? (CPNY or BBNI)

What companies released registration statements or other SEC filings today? (BBNF)

What are the tops stories of today? TOP)

What’s today’s top news from Asia ? (BBNR)

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NN

Description

All Equity News

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TNI

Description

Subject Search

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NMST

Description

Most Active

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BR

Description

Bloomberg Research

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TOP

Description

Top Stories

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BPO

Description

Page One

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BBCO

Description

Columns

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BBSR

Description

Special Reports

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CPNY

Description

News by Topics then Company

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BBNF

Description

SEC Filings

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BBNI

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Industry News

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BBSE

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Economic News

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BBNG

Description

Government & International Organizations News

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BBNR

Description

Geographic News by Region

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SUMM

Description

Press Summaries

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CAL

Description

Calendars of Events, Economic Releases, Earnings by Region and by Function (new equity or debt offerings, etc.)

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NI

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News by Subject

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NH

Description

News Headlines

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ERR

Description

Corrections

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TLA

Description

Real Estate Alerts and News of the Institutional Real Estate Market.

SECURITY SCREENS & CUSTOM SEARCHES

Function

How can I find all stocks on the NYST with a BETA between .5 and 1.0? (QSRC)

I think the company I’m looking for has Hillcrest as part of its name. How can I find the right company? (DSRC)

How can I see a list of direct marketing firms in the world, as classified by Bloomberg Economic Sectors? (TKI)

Displays the largest weekly and monthly money inflows and outflows for stock on various global exchanges? (MF)

How can I search for convertible securities based on criteria that I specify? (CVMN)

How can I generate a list of options based on a set of criteria I select? (OSCN)

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QSRC

Description

Custom Search

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DSRC

Description

Keywords in the company’s name.

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FSRC

Description

Fund search

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CVMN

Description

Convertible search

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OSCN

Description

Option scan

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SRCM

Description

Equity search functions

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LOAN

Description

Syndicated bank loan menu

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TKI

Description

Ticker Symbol Lookup by Industry

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MF

Description

Money Flow Recap

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CVMN

Description

Convertible Search

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OSCN

Description

Option Scan

UNDERWRITER LEAGUE TABLES & RANKINGS

Function

How many U.S. syndicated loans did GE Capital do last year? Who did the most? (LMX)

Who were the top 5 underwriters in 2004? (LEAG)

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LEAG

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Bloomberg underwriter rankings

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LMX

Description

Underwriter rankings matrix

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UNDW

Description

Underwriter tables

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MF

Description

Money flow into stocks recap positive and negative flows