Bloomberg Anywhere Remote Login Bloomberg Terminal Demo Request


Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.


Financial Products

Enterprise Products


Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000


Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

Bloomberg Customers


Venezuela's High-Stakes Vote

Political leaders at home and abroad are hoping the Aug. 15 recall vote on Venezuela President Hugo Ch?vez will bring some stability to the oil-rich nation. But unless one side or the other wins decisively, calm is not in the cards. As the fateful day approached, support for the populist Ch?vez, whose public approval rating once fell below 30%, rose toward 50%. That's because he is spending hundreds of millions of oil dollars on social programs for the poor. The diverse and fractious opposition was suffering from the lack of a single leader to present as an alternative to the charismatic former paratrooper. If the result is close, deep-seated political tensions could explode into bloody protests.

EDITED BY Edited by Michael S. Serrill

blog comments powered by Disqus