These analytical tools are accessible online through the links below:
Bloomberg Market Concepts
Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC) is a self-paced e-learning course that provides an interactive introduction to the financial markets. BMC consists of 3 sections — Core Concepts (includes four modules – Economic Indicators, Currencies, Fixed Income, Equities), Getting Started on the Terminal, and Portfolio Management. The sections are woven together from Bloomberg data, news, analytics, and television.
Students, faculty, and staff can access and work through BMC on the Bloomberg for Education website for free provided you use your Babson email address to access the program.
- Students with an existing login created prior to leaving campus can access and resume the program on the Bloomberg for Education website
- For those who are getting started from home, simply go to the Bloomberg for Education website and create a new account using your Babson email address.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Students that are asked for their credit card information should contact Bloomberg directly at firstname.lastname@example.org to prevent an unnecessary charge.
Provides information on public and private companies and professionals worldwide. Used for complex financial statement analysis, comparable analysis, financial modeling, sector analysis, and charting.
ESG Direct (formerly MSCI ESG Direct)
View environmental, social, governance ratings of global firms.
Creates flexible, open data and software solutions for tens of thousands of investment professionals around the world, providing instant access to financial data and analytics that investors use to make crucial investment decisions. Students who need access should request an account through the Academic ID Request. Upon completion of the form, a login ID will be created and sent via email with 7-10 business days.
Leading provider of business and financial information on public and private companies globally to provide several online/print solutions.
Provides information on 6,000+ stocks, 20,000 mutual funds and 150+ Exchange Traded Funds. In addition, it provides stock screening functions and portfolio analysis tools.
S&P Net Advantage
Financial and operating data on global public and private companies plus S&P Industry Surveys, Stock Reports (S&P Equity Research). Use this as a compact version of Capital IQ.
Warehouse of financial, accounting, banking, economics, management, and marketing data accessible through a single web-based interface from the following providers: Compustat, CRSP, TAQ, Global Insight, and ExecuComp.