SFSC virtual workshops have now been posted for the Spring semester. Members of the Baruch community may register here: https://library.baruch.cuny.edu/students/library-instruction/workshops/
After you register, you will receive a link to join the session on ZOOM the day prior to the session.
Registrants need a personal computer or laptop with access to a Baruch ZOOM account.
Recordings of some of the sessions will be made available after the event.
|SFSC Workshop Schedule (Virtual) – Spring 2021|
|Bloomberg Excel Add-In||03/09/21||12:30PM-1:45PM||Tues||Pell|
|Futures / Options||03/23/21||12:30PM-1:45PM||Tues||Pell|
|S&P Capital IQ||04/06/21||12:30PM-1:45PM||Tues||Phillips|
Bloomberg I: Introduction to Bloomberg Professional for Equities
This workshop will introduce participants to the Bloomberg Professional service, a leading source of real-time and historical financial information. Bloomberg I explores navigation within the Bloomberg system and focuses on finding information in the equity markets. Participants should gain a basic understanding of the Bloomberg operating environment as well as the financial information found within the Bloomberg Professional service. The content of this tutorial should not be construed as investment advice.
FactSet I: Introduction to Equity Research
The FactSet I workshop is an introduction to the FactSet service, a leading source of real-time and historical financial information. FactSet I covers navigation within the FactSet system and focuses on equity markets and researching public companies.
S&P Capital IQ
This workshop provides an introductory overview of this resource for stock prices and financial data for publicly traded companies, industries and commodities; private companies, U.S. and international markets for research and analytics.
Bloomberg Excel Add-In
The Bloomberg II workshop is an introduction to the Bloomberg Excel Add-in and focuses on working with Bloomberg data within Microsoft Excel. Attendees should take the Bloomberg I workshop as a pre-requisite.
Futures / Options
1. Futures: Introducing practical examples of the monitoring and analysis of commodity, currency or index futures contracts, using data and functions of the Bloomberg or FactSet software.
2. Options: Introducing function, use, monitoring and analysis of options contracts with Bloomberg or FactSet software.
Statistical Indexing: Introduction to Financial and Economic Indices
This workshop will introduce participants to the concept of statistical indexing and composite statistics, how these indices are composed and used to measure and indicate changes in society. Examples covered will be stock indices; S&P 500 & Dow Jones Industrial Average, economic indices; Misery Index & Consumer Confidence Index, and social science indices like the Heat Index, Wind Chill Index, and the Big Mac Index.