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Bloomberg @ Turchin Library: Getting Started

Guide to using the Bloomberg Financial system.

Business Databases

All Tulane library resources are licensed for academic purposes only. Using these resources for commercial purposes is strictly prohibited.

Authorized Users

Priority use of the terminals is for currently enrolled A.B. Freeman School of Business students completing course assignments.

Contractual obligations limit use to currently enrolled A.B. Freeman School of Business students and faculty. 

About Bloomberg

Bloomberg terminals provide an integrated platform for price data, financials, news, trading data, and more. It also includes current and historical financial information on individual equities, stock market indices, fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, and futures for both international and domestic markets. Users can also find company profiles and financial statements, analysts' forecasts, news on worldwide financial markets, and audio and video interviews and presentations by key players in business and finance.



Bloomberg Essentials (BESS) will be discontinued on July 15, 2015. A new program will be available on July 16.  An Acknowledgement of Completion will be available with the new training program.  For more information, sign in to Bloomberg and enter BESS.
If you are currently working on the Bloomberg Essentials training, all exams need to be completed by July 15, 2015. Exams are not transferable. Individuals who do not complete the video based exams by July 15 will need to take all exams on the new format to get the Acknowledgment of Completion.
The BESS <GO> video content will be replaced with links to up-to-date Help Page content such as those found on HELP <GO> (for the Core Exam) and HELP CORP <GO> for the Fixed Income Essentials exam.

Subject Guide

Betsy Clementson


Subject Guide

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