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  • N <GO>: Main News Menu
  • NSE <GO>: News Search Engine
  • TOP <GO>: Today’s Top Headlines
  • READ <GO>: Most Read News
  • LIVE <GO>: Live Broadcasts and Interviews
  • HELP NWRS <GO>: News & Research Help pages and functions
  • Ticker Symbol <EQUITY> CN <GO>: Company News


GRAB <GO>: At any screen, use this command to send yourself a screenshot


  • WCR <GO>: World Currency Rates
  • FXIP <GO>: FX Information Portal
  • ALLQ <GO>:The most current bid and ask price for a specific currency pair
  • FRD <GO>: Spot and Forward Rates

Corporate Bonds

  • Search by issuer

            Ticker Symbol  <CORP> <GO> 

(This will list all bonds issued by the equity. Choose a specific bond for more information.)


  • For a specific bond:

Ticker Symbol Coupon Rate Maturity <CORP> <GO> 

<CORP> <GO> 

Example: IBM 5.4 01/26/09

Government Bonds

List major government bonds from around the world:


Find US Treasury Bonds directly:

  • CT10 <GOVT> <GO>for the 10-year bond)
  • CT5 <GOVT> <GO>(for the 5-year)
  • Same format for any US benchmark bond

Find the 3-month T-Bill:


Find US Generic Bonds:>

  • USGG5YR <INDEX> <GO> (for the 5-year bond)
  • USGG10YR <INDEX> <GO> (for the 10-year)
  • Same format for any US generic bond


  • JOBS <GO>: Search for job opportunities
  • PEOP <GO>: Search for executive biographies and contact information
    • Select your criteria then hit 1 <GO> to search
    • Screen using criteria like school (e.g. Wharton), job title, etc.

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