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Posts - May, 2013

An Innovation for Instant Bloomberg

May 24, 2013

Over the past several days, I have continued to reach out to clients by phone and email to discuss our privacy and data policies. With reports this week about potential new chat products in development, a few of these clients have also asked about Bloomberg’s own chat platform, Instant Bloomberg … MORE

Bloomberg Launches Best (and Worst) Ranking Visual Data Product

May 22, 2013

  Who doesn’t like a ranking? Rankings help people gain control over information by creating order, or more precisely, ordered lists. Rankings can dispute (or support) “conventional wisdom” and for those who have a personal stake in a ranking, show them where they fit in. Is your state the best … MORE

An Independent Review

May 17, 2013

When it comes to privacy and security, our goal is to set the highest standard. I’m pleased to announce that Bloomberg has appointed Samuel Palmisano, former Chairman and CEO of IBM, to serve as an independent adviser regarding the company’s privacy and data standards and make recommendations on possible enhancements. … MORE

CFTC Finalizes SEF Rules

May 16, 2013

Bloomberg is pleased the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has come to agreement on the final swap execution facility (SEF) rules. We fully support the central goals of Dodd-Frank to further increase market transparency. Over a decade ago, at the request of our clients, Bloomberg created its Fixed Income Trading … MORE

Responding to a Common Question

May 15, 2013

When I launched my blog, I sent a note to every one of our 315,000 terminal subscribers informing them of it and inviting them to email me directly with questions, comments or concerns.  I’m trying to respond to each of them directly or through a personal call or visit from … MORE

Listening to our Clients

May 13, 2013

There’s nothing more important to us at Bloomberg than communicating openly and honestly about our company. As such, I’m starting this blog to speak personally and directly to our clients, employees and partners. Last Friday, I sent a note acknowledging that we made a mistake in allowing journalists access to … MORE

Safeguarding Customer Data

May 10, 2013

Since our founding more than 30 years ago, the proper safeguarding of customer data has been a central tenet of Bloomberg’s culture. A Bloomberg client recently raised a concern that Bloomberg News reporters had access to limited customer relationship management data through their use of the Bloomberg Terminal. Although we … MORE