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Business Tutorial: Bloomberg


Index Descriptions: To get a description of any index, including the list of stocks that make up the index, type in the Index shortcut then hit the Index market key then DES then the green <GO> key.  For example, SPX <Index> DES <GO>

Here is a list of most common indexes:

NDX  : NASDAQ 100 Stock Index

RIY  : Russell 1000 Index

RTA  : Russell 2000 Index

RAY  : Russell 3000 Index

SPX  : S&P 500 Index

Bloomberg SPX Index


To find members of an Index, use MEMB function.


To search for options, use OMON function.

World Indexes

To search for World Indexes, use function WEI.

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