*Headphones and calculators are available for loan in the library
To register for BMC, please follow the steps below:
1) To get started, please login to one of the Bloomberg Terminals by following the instructions on the desk.
2) Once you are signed in to the Terminal, type BMC into the command line and hit the green "Enter <GO>" button.
3) Select 7) SIGN UP, enter your name and university email address, generate a password and please tick to confirm you are taking BMC as part of a group.
GROUP CODE: FC80JS392P
4) Accept the Terms of Service and commence the course.
PORT <Go> - Portfolio Analytics
This function allows you to gain an understanding for the structure of a portfolio, analyzing positions and active bets, explaining the drivers of historical performance and potential sources of future risk.
PORT is divided into Tabs and Sub-Tabs, so that you can perform high-level and deeper portfolio analysis.
Estimation of Beta
BETA <Go> - Historical Beta
This function allows you to apply regression to an equity and its benchmark, so you can measure the degree to which the equity's price fluctuates compared to the general market.
The data appears in a scatter chart, a line chart, and a viewable range.
MRA <Go> - Multiple Regression Analysis
This function allows you to create, save, and retrieve up to 20 unique regression matrixes in order to study the strength of a historical relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables.
This example* shows you how to analyze the statistical relationship between the US Dollar to Yen exchange rate and US
Treasury bond futures.
1. On the Multiple Regression Menu , click an item that has **undefined** in the Set Name column.
The Multiple Regression Creation screen opens.
2. In the Dependent field, enter enter US1 <CMDTY>.
This assigns the value of the Treasury bond futures contract that is closest to expiration historically as the dependent
variable in the analysis.
3. Enter JPY <CMDTY> in the first Independent field.
4. Enter 1 <Go>.
5. Enter 2 <Go>.
The regression matrix appears.
*Example provided from Bloomberg MRA Help Document
OMON <Go> - Option Monitor
This function provides real-time pricing, market data, and derived data for exchange-traded call and put options for a selected security. Customize your search by greatest volume and open interest, or highlight discrepancies in put-call parity.
Calc Mode allows you to compare your pricing assumptions against the market to identify and analyze trading opportunities, as well as test scenarios.
Historical Options Mode allows you to access data going back 90 days.
FUND <Go> - Mutual Fund Homepage
MHD <Go> - Mutual Funding Holdings
The MHD function can be used to display and analyze the current holdings for a selected mutual fund. You can track the fund's market performance based on current position, market value, change status, and the net percentage of each holding.
Use the toolbar to toggle between the default holdings view and the creation unit view to display a breakdown of holdings data for the selected mutual fund.
SRCH <Go> - Fixed Income Search
SECF <Go> - Security Finder
Use these functions to perform searches for corporate bonds.
WBIX <Go> - BBG World Bond Indices
Search for bond indices to go through larger lists available to you.