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Bloomberg

Alert
Access to this database is restricted to current SFU faculty, staff, and students only. 
Online access
 
Access
Available at the standalone computer 1 on the third floor of the Bennett library.
Reserve/book time: You can book or reserve time on the computer in the Bennett library on Burnaby Mountain which runs this resource by clicking here
Public message
The Library makes the Bloomberg service available to you for your convenience. Your use of personal log-in IDs for the Bloomberg service at SFU is voluntary. Please be advised that the personal contact information you disclose to establish a Bloomberg account is stored on servers located in the United States of America. When you use this service, no personal information about you is collected by or for SFU. Canadian privacy laws do not apply to personal information you provide directly to Bloomberg.

Your creation and use of a personal log-in ID for Bloomberg is an implicit acknowledgement that you have read, and agree with, this notice. 

Full description
Reserve time on the Bloomberg workstation using the library's booking service. (Bloomberg is on Standalone Computer #1 in the booking service.) You may sign up for a maximum of 2 hours per day (30-minute slots), but you are welcome to stay on longer if the machine isn't reserved by others. If you are more than ten minutes late, you will lose your time slot. Please be considerate of other users.

Bloomberg offers real-time and historical information on bonds, equities, commodities, currencies and funds in international markets.

Bloomberg also provides company and executive profiles, analysts' forecasts, news on worldwide financial markets, and audio and video interviews and presentations by key players in business and finance.

FINCAD Pilot Starting in July, 2016, the Bloomberg workstation in the Bennett (Burnaby) Library also includes FINCAD Analytics Suite for Excel, a valuation and risk analytics suite for derivative and fixed-income instruments. This software is available as part of a pilot program. An expiration date for this pilot has not yet been determined.

 
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Resource type
Datasets 
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Simultaneous users
Update frequency
Constantly updated 
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Open access
no 
Help
Your SFU ID will not work with this database. See our Bloomberg FAQs for sign-in instructions.
Further assistance:
  • Press the HELP button twice to chat online with Bloomberg representatives.
  • Enter BMC to go to the Bloomberg Market Concepts page an 8-hour, self-paced course on the use of the terminal.
  • A few introductory documents:
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    Subjects
    Financial Data 
    Allows electronic reserves
    no 
    Ereserves notes
    You may NOT post or upload an electronic copy.Create a link to the item instead. 
    Allows coursepacks
    no 
    Coursepack notes
    Material from this resource may NOT be used to assemble a print coursepack. Create a link to the item instead. 
    Allows interlibrary loan
    no 
    Interlibrary loan notes
    Not applicable. 
    Online terms
     
    Terms of use: Electronic resources are governed by license agreements which restrict access to Authorized Users. It is the responsibility of each user to abide by the license agreements and specific terms and conditions for each product. Systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information may result in loss of access to these resources for the entire SFU community. Please see SFU General Policy 24 on Fair Use of Information Resources.

    Personal Privacy: Some licensed resources allow you to create a personal account for the purposes of creating folders, saving searches, and downloading entire e-books as well as other personalized services. Please be advised that the personal information you disclose to these and other external websites may be stored on servers located outside of Canada. When you use these services, no personal information about you is collected by or for the University. Canadian privacy laws do not apply to personal information you provide directly to these external websites. SFU Library recommends that you review the privacy policies of these and other external websites before using the services.