Answered By: Becky Smith, STEM Entrepreneurship & Business
Last Updated: Jun 12, 2017     Views: 35

Use Bloomberg, available in the Margolis Market Information Lab (MIL) at the Business Instructional Facility (BIF).

  • Type historic futures and hit Help
  • Choose 1) Frequently Asked Questions and then 1) Historic Prices
  • There it shows you how to construct a code for a futures contract.
  • Type ctm and hit GO to get to the Contract Table Menu. You will get a 2 letter code for the currency you want.
  • Type month codes and hit HELP for the month code for the contract, e.g., H is March.
  • The year is a 2 digit number, e.g., 02 for 2002.
  • Type the code you have constructed and then hit the CMDTY key and hit GO.
  • Choose Price History then 1)HP - Historical Prices
  • Change to the dates you want.

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