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Bloomberg: Bloomberg Keyboard

A basic guide to Bloomberg Professional

Red Keys

RED keys are STOP keys.

CONN/DEFAULT  Log in/Log out
CANCEL/Esc   Cancel a command

Green Keys

GREEN keys are action keys.

GO/Enter  Press after each command to run function
MENU Return to previous screen
BACK/Pg Up Scroll backward in a multi-page screen
FWD/Pg Dn Scroll forward in a multi-page screen
HELP Press twice to chat real-time with Bloomberg Help
PRINT Press <PRINT> to print one page;
<PRINT> to print a five-page screen;
10 <PRINT> to print a ten-page screen, etc.

Blue Keys

Press <PANEL> to advance through the Bloomberg windows.


Bloomberg keyboard

Yellow Keys

YELLOW keys correspond to market sectors.

LAW  F1 Global law and regulation, litigation, legal analysis, news, etc.
GOVT  F2 Securities issued by national governments and securites by quasi-governmental agencies
CORP  F3 Corporate bonds
MTGE  F4 Mortgage market instruments
M-MKT  F5 Money market securities
MUNI  F6 U.S. Municipal bonds
PFD  F7 Preferred securities
EQUITY  F8 Common stocks, American Depository Receipts (ADRs), mutual funds, rights, options, warrants
CMDTY  F9 Commodites & associated futures and options
INDEX  F10 Equity indices and economic indices
CRNCY   F11 Foreign currencies
CLIENT F12 Portfolio & Risk Management


For additional information on each sector, press the yellow function key, and then press <GO> for the main menu.

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