Category Archives: FAQs

Where is the Bloomberg tab in Excel 2016?

Need to use the Bloomberg plugin in Excel, and don’t see the tab? Go to https://www.bloomberg.com/professional/support/software-updates/ and download Bloomberg Office Tools. Double-click the file after it downloads, and follow the installation instructions. Launch Excel again, and you should see the Bloomberg tab. If not, Click the File tab, click Options, and then click the Add-Ins category.… Continue Reading →

I just created a login. What next?

Just getting started on using Bloomberg? Want some guidance on how to use the system? Then work through this recently-published guide from Bloomberg that describes the functionality of the keyboard and panels, and gets you started on analyzing securities. Bloomberg Getting Started Guide Sept 2016 Continue Reading →

How do I start using the Bloomberg terminals?

How do I start using the Bloomberg terminals?

To use the Bloomberg terminal, you must first create a login name and password. Open the Bloomberg software, and click on one of the panels. The window activates, as shown by the top bar turning from gray to blue. Press the red key labelled Pause Break/CONN on the keyboard. The login screen appears, as shown… Continue Reading →