The Bloomberg Terminal is a computer system provided by Bloomberg L.P. that enables professionals in finance and other industries to access the Bloomberg Professional service through which users can monitor and analyse real-time financial market data movements and place trades on the electronic trading platform. The system also provides news, price quotes, and messaging across its proprietary secure network. Bloomberg Terminal is the industry standard in the finance industry. Many universities are now equipped with bloomberg terminals in campus for students to not only to be able to familarise themselves the system that is widely used in finance companies, but also to help them in research.
Heres how having a bloomberg terminal can be useful for you :
- To aid in your disseration/thesis research papers, able to obtain historical/real time data for all stock exchange listed compaines, worldwide
- Able to churn out key figures/analysis in the touch of a button, and could potentially half your research time for any assignment!
- Enhance your CV and employability, many finance companies look out for students who have experience with bloomberg
Our neighbours at Durham University and even NORTHRUMBIA University have bloomberg terminals installed!
For more information about the terminals, please visit: http://www.bloomberg.com/professional/?gclid=CPKf3I2l-rMCFSHHtAodrHMA3A
Attempts to convince Newcastle University have been futile!
Newcastle University Finance Society is leading this initiative to capture NUBS's attention, and for them to seriously consider such a platform for the benefit of all students.