How to Link Bloomberg to Excel

by Cooper Temple
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Bloomberg is a financial services company that offers real-time and archived financial information. While Bloomberg utilizes radio, television and a website, it also leases terminals, all of which track U.S. and worldwide financial and economic data and news. Using a special Excel add-in, you can access and import the vast amount of information available through Bloomberg into Excel.

Step 1

Close Excel. Download the Bloomberg Excel add-in (www.bloomberg.com). Click the "Download" link, which will open a separate window. Click the "Run" button.

Step 2

Install the Bloomberg Excel add-in. Click the "Start" button and select the "All Programs" option. Click "Bloomberg" and select "Install Excel Add-In," which will open a separate window.

Click the "Install" button and then close the window when the installation process has completed. Open Excel to view the "Bloomberg" tab on the menu bar.

Items you will need

  • Bloomberg add-in for Excel

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