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Bloomberg Terminal Summer 2022 Guide: Lief Library: Library Badge BMC Course

Library Badge

Students who complete the four modules of the BMC Market Concepts Certificate are eligible to receive library badges. Once all modules are completed, students can claim the badge and upload the Bloomberg certificate to include with their badge.

Here is what a badge will look like:

  • Title

    Leonard Lief Library-Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC) Online Course

  • Description

    This designation serves as a testament of completion of the Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC) e-learning course.

    Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC) is an 8-hour self-paced e-learning course that provides a visual introduction to the financial markets. BMC consists of four modules — Economics, Currencies, Fixed Income and Equities — woven together from Bloomberg data, news, analytics and television.                                                                                                                    


    Students will learn the following:      

     The fundamentals of how economic indicators are published and analyzed The qualities of good economic indicators How economic indicators can be used to spot inflection points Indicators through the GDP Bloomberg Terminal Functions Explore the history and mechanics of currency markets. Identify the three main drivers of currency valuation. Discover the role of central banks in guarding against inflation and deflation. Demonstrate how investors and businesses are affected by currency markets and how they manage currency risk. Discover how the bond market became the biggest, most complex market in the world, as well as how it serves a vital public purpose. Explore how yields facilitate comparison across the vast diversity of the bond market. Describe how government bond yields are a yardstick by which all other investments are measured. Describe how bond markets instill discipline in governments around the world. Discover why, when and how central banks make interest rate decisions. Explore how bond valuation is driven by creditworthiness, inflation and central bank interest rates. Describe the importance of the yield curve to businesses and consumers around the world. Interpret the meaning of the four major shifts in the yield curve and the meaning of curve inversion. Calculate equity index performance from the performance of single stocks. Explore the nature and allure of equity ownership. Identify why equities are more volatile than bonds. Describe how industry and supply chain analysis is foundational to equity research. Discover how the use of accurate industry drivers facilitates accurate earnings forecasts. Describe the five-step absolute valuation process and the attendant pitfalls. Identify the three types of relative valuation and the role of future earnings growth when assessing fair value.                                                                                             


Claim the Badge

To claim your badge, go to

Attach the PDF of your BMC course completion certificate that you downloaded once you completed the course by selecting the document icon.

Create a Acclaim account

You will verify your account and then receive the badge to download or include on social media.

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