Commonly Used Bloomberg Keys:
|CONN/DEFAULT||Log in / Log out|
|Esc/CANCEL||Cancel a command|
YELLOW MARKET KEYS
|M-MKT||F5||Money market securities|
|MUNI||F6||U.S. municipal bonds|
|EQUITY||F8||Common stocks, American Depositary Receipts (ADRs), mutual funds, rights, options, warrants|
|CMDTY||F9||Commodities and their associated futures and options|
|INDEX||F10||Equity indices and economic indices|
For further information on each function key and its coverage, press the function key, e.g. <EQUITY>, and then press <GO> for the main menu.
GREEN ACTION KEYS
|MENU||Return to previous screen|
|BACK||Scroll backward in a multiple-page screen|
|HELP||Send a message to the Bloomberg Help Desk, 24x7|
BLUE PANEL KEY
|PANEL||Press to switch between the Bloomberg windows|
How do you type tickers in Bloomberg?
Bloomberg tickers include the following:
To find a company ticker:
Type company name, then hit HELP.
Select #2 (Companies) and then choose desired company from list.
Type RELS, then hit GO for the Related Securities screen.
On the page that appears, choose options listed under Equity Securities for equity or under Debt Securities for debt.
Or, hit appropriate yellow key, type TK, then hit GO; e.g.,
[EQUITY] TK [GO] (then type vodaphone equity)