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Find cheat sheets and help documentation for all variety of securities and functions by entering BPS <GO>.
Below are a small sample of the help documents available to help you get the most out of Bloomberg.
Bloomberg Launchpad user guide
Commodities for equities cheat sheet
Credit Default Swaps cheat sheet
Equity Analyst cheat sheet
Foreign Exchange cheat sheet
Investment Banking cheat sheet
Private Equity cheat sheet
REIT and Commercial Real Estate cheat sheet
The two letter codes you see in combination with a ticker symbol is the exchange code. By default, Bloomberg will use your account preferences to make assumptions about what security you are looking at. If you are looking at stocks traded on exchanges around the world you will need to add the related exchange code.
|MIC Exchange Name
||Equity Exchange Code
|Hong Kong Stock Exchange
|London Stock Exchange (domestic)
|New York Stock Exchange
|Shanghai Stock Exchange
See the attached file for the full list. You can find more information on the different exchanges by entering EPRX <GO> to view exchange profiles.
Excel API Help
In Excel, from the top menubar, go to Bloomberg > Help to see the Help documentation for more assistance in using the API.
Use BBXL < GO > in the Bloomberg terminal to find cheatsheets, pre-programmed spreadsheets, demo-spreadsheets, and explanation of error messages.