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WIND Guide

Learn how to access and use WIND Terminal at NYU Libraries.

Start Screen

Screen shot of the Wind home screen.

Using WIND

Suggested Functions

[F9] Stock > Data Center > DES 

<EDE> Stock > Data Center > Data Explorer 

<MA> Stock > Special App > Assets > Transaction > M&A Database 

<PEVC> Stock > Special App > Assets > Transaction > PE/VC Database 

Find a Company or Equity

Searching for a company or security

  1. Enter the Security Ticker, <Equity>, Go

Screen shot of a search for A A P L. O security ticker in the search box.

E.g. Type ‘AAPL.O’ <Enter>

  1. If you don't know the ticker, enter the name of the company, click on Go, and select the firm from the list under Securities.

Screening for companies or equities

Type EQS <Enter>

You will be able to select criteria to create filters. You can select an industry sector and drill down to a specific industry, country of domicile, or any of the other options listed.

Creating a list

  1. Click on Stock > Watchlist OR hit [F6] key.

To create a list, click on Stock at the top left corner, select Watchlist, or hit the F6 key.

  1. Click on ‘My Sector’ in the top-right corner.

Screenshot of showing ‘My Sector’ button in the top-right corner.

  1. Click on 'New' and give your list a name.

To name your list, click on the green icon of New, which is above the tab label of My Watchlist.

  1. After which, you can add using Manual Selection, or Import File.