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Obtain Ticker Symbol with Datafeed Securities Lookup

When requesting data from Bloomberg® servers, you can use the Datafeed Securities Lookup dialog box to obtain the ticker symbol for a given security if you know only part of the security name.

  1. Click the Lookup button on the Datafeed dialog box Data tab. The Securities Lookup dialog box opens.

  2. Specify your choice of market in the Choose Market field.

  3. Enter the known part of the security name in the Lookup field.

  4. Click Submit. All possible values of the company name and ticker symbol corresponding to the security name you specified display in the Security and Symbol list.

  5. Select one or more securities from the list, and then click Select.

    The selected securities are added to the Selected Securities list on the Data tab.

The following figure summarizes these steps.

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