Every MIT student just got $100 worth of Bitcoin

Apr 30, 2014
Two stories today  in what may well be a sign of the crypto-currency’s slow rise to relevance: Bloomberg is going to start tracking the Bitcoin-U.S. dollar exchange rate on its data terminals.   And on a more interesting note, every undergraduate…

Banks crack down on multitrader chatrooms

Dec 18, 2013
JP Morgan and Deutsche Bank are prohibiting the use of some chat rooms amid ongoing investigations of currency manipulation. The move comes after UBS’s investment banking arm did the same last month.
JPMorgan, Deutsche Bank, and UBS are cracking down on traders using the chat feature on their Bloomberg terminals, like the one above.
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Composting in New York: Lessons from the West Coast

Jun 17, 2013
Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants New York residents to set aside food scraps in a separate bin. Similar programs are already in place in San Francisco and Seattle.

Could Bloomberg lose the trust of Wall Street?

May 17, 2013
Wall Street banks are taking on Bloomberg in the wake of news that the news service’s reporters snooped on clients. Could there be business implications for the company?
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on May 6, 2013 in New York City.
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Bloomberg editor apologizes for violating client privacy

May 13, 2013
Bloomberg News admits reporters used Bloomberg terminals to access clients' information.

Bloomberg reporters had ability to spy on its customers

May 10, 2013
Goldman Sachs employees have raised concerns that Bloomberg News journalists could snoop on them through Bloomberg terminals.

ECB keeps Greek debt secrets under wraps

Nov 30, 2012
The European Central Bank has won a legal battle against Bloomberg News to keep some of the ECB’s internal documents about Greece's debt private.

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U.S. edging toward energy independence

Feb 7, 2012
Thanks to new domestic sources and tough mileage standards, America is producing 81 percent of its own energy, according to a new report.

Bloomberg in Cable Siberia?

Jun 15, 2011
Comcast was allowed to merge with NBC Universal earlier this year, PROVIDED the new entity follows some rules. Tuesday, Bloomberg filed a formal...