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Advanced Company Screening in Bloomberg Professional

Students often enquire about creating a list of companies in a particular area…sector of the economy, or industry.

Equity Screening

The Equity Screening function in Bloomberg is an obvious starting point. 574 more words

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Comparing Company Share Price Performance

Datastream is useful to be able to search for multiple companies (Series) and datatypes, in terms of quantitative data.

For example, Tesco PLC, J Sainsbury PLC and Marks & Spencer Group PLC are UK supermaket groups, each within the FTSE100 Price Index. 633 more words

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Extending your Excel worksheet formulas via Python, for Capital IQ

Downloading bulk data from financial databases can be a tiring process. You may need panel data structured in a very specific way for analysis in a tool like Stata, and the data provider provides data in a different and limited way; perhaps for one company or one year at a time, leaving you to build it into the shape you need. 1,676 more words

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Company Financial Statements: Comparisons in Different Databases

Students are often confused when viewing company financial statements (Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow Statement) in different databases. The reason being, that the values displayed, for the same company, often don’t match. 521 more words

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Searching for Market Research Content

Locating Market Research content is less straightforward than company financial data – many databases provide this coverage (Thomson ONE.com, Bloomberg Professional, Capital IQ, Fame, Amadeus, Datastream – to see posts which include content on these, scroll down and click on the ‘Tag Cloud’ links on the right hand menu). 1,104 more words

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Top 10 Companies

A student recently asked the following: ‘how do I get a list of the top 10 companies in the pharmaceuticals area?’.

What ‘top 10’ means, or is meant to mean, is a little… 634 more words

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Help!

I am aware that the Beatles had a hit with Help!, but not the associated details, without looking it up.

Similarly with Bloomberg Professional, I may suspect that particular data is included, but not be sure, without looking it up. 517 more words

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