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Finance and Investment

About Bloomberg

Bloomberg L.P. is a financial news service that provides financial news and data to companies and organizations in virtually every country in the world. Business professionals can monitor and analyze real-time financial market data, as well as place trades and review historical trading data.

Find Bloomberg Terminals at UBC

On the Vancouver Point Grey campus, there are Bloomberg terminals in the Wayne Deans Investment Analysis Center and David Lam Library Leith Wheeler Lab at the Sauder School of Business. Please respect the policies regarding Bloomberg usage: The Wayne Deans Lab Policies

On the Okanagan campus, Bloomberg access is available in the Faculty of Management on the 4th floor of the EME building, in the Management tower. Ask at the reception desk for access to the terminal, and for the required login.

Getting Started

All of these guides are from the Business Library of University of Florida.

Bloomberg Workshops

The Canaccord Learning Commons is offering a series of Bloomberg workshops this year. 

Register the workshops on COOL

Create Your account

1. Log in to the terminal. If you're at Sauder, use the same account you use for all Sauder computers (cwl.stu). If you can't log in, reset your CWL password on a computer in the library (www.myaccount.ubc.ca and follow the guidelines), then try again.

2. Click the "Bloomberg" icon on the desktop. Select  "create a new account" option.

3. Follow the prompts on screen to create your account.

4. Provide your cell phone number so they can text you a code to complete the process. If the text doesn't arrive within two minutes, click the screen prompt to have a representative call you.

Your account will work on all of the Bloomberg terminals on campus.