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Posts - August, 2011

Bloomberg Enters Agreement to Acquire BNA

August 25, 2011

Bloomberg and BNA issued the following press release today:   Bloomberg Enters Agreement to Acquire BNA Combination Propels Bloomberg’s Expansion into Legal Information Market and Enhances BNA through Bloomberg’s Data and Technology Expertise Acquisition Increases Bloomberg’s Presence in Washington Market   NEW YORK and ARLINGTON, Va. – Bloomberg and BNA today … MORE

Touchdown for Bloomberg Sports

August 23, 2011

You’re probably asking, “Bloomberg Sports, really?” Yes, really. Bloomberg Sports uses the power of Bloomberg’s data and analytics and applies them to the sports world.  Let’s face it; we know how competitive fantasy football leagues can be. So we do all the calculations to help sports fans pick their starting … MORE

Bloomberg Uncovers the Fed’s Secret Liquidity Lifelines

August 22, 2011

Three years and 29,000 pages of Fed documents later, Bloomberg uncovered the who, what, when and a lot more in its investigation of the 21,000 loans to banks totaling as much as $1.2 trillion in public money. I’ll start by saying that Bloomberg was built on the core principle of … MORE

A Record-Breaking Week

August 12, 2011

What a week. The S&P 500 had the biggest slump since November 2008. U.S. stocks tumbled. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, NASDAQ Composite, and Russell 2000 – – all tumultuous. This point in time is certainly disconcerting for people, especially business and financial professionals. Since Bloomberg has many lenses into … MORE

Bloomberg Launches Community-Supported Agriculture Program for Its New York Employees

August 11, 2011

Bloomberg is taking an active role in supporting the health of its employees while also supporting local farmers. Bloomberg recently teamed up with Mountainview Farm in Easthampton, Massachusetts to bring the first-ever Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) program to the New York office. Participating employees receive a weekly share of fresh produce … MORE