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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.

PRIVACY NOTICE: UBC Library makes Bloomberg available for you for your convenience. Your use of Bloomberg is voluntary. Please be advised that the personal information you disclose when creating an account is stored on servers located in the United States. When you use this service, no personal information about you is collected by or for UBC. Canadian privacy laws do not apply to personal information you provide to Bloomberg.

Your creation and use of a personal log-in ID for Bloomberg is an implicit acknowledgement that you have read, and agree with, this notice.

Find Bloomberg Terminals at UBC

On the Vancouver Point Grey campus, there are Bloomberg terminals in the:

The Okanagan campus has three terminals, which are located in the:

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.

Create Your account

1. Log in to the terminal using the same account you use for all campus computers (cwl.stu). If you can't log in, reset your CWL password on a computer in the library ( 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.

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

When you sign up for an individual account in Bloomberg, please use your personal email address as your work address. You cannot use any non-UBC email address. Using a generic email address that does not belong to you constitutes non-academic misconduct.
Remote access for Bloomberg is not available. If you are currently enrolled in a UBC Sauder course for which completing Bloomberg certification is an assignment, please refer to course instructions shared on your course Canvas.