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2009-12-09 23:00:00

NEW YORK and LONDON, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Bloomberg L.P., the world's most trusted source of data, news, analytic and trading tools for businesses and financial professionals, has acquired New Energy Finance, a global leader in providing news, data and analysis on renewable energy, carbon markets, energy efficiency, biofuels, carbon capture and storage, and nuclear power. "This acquisition is the next step in Bloomberg's initiative to develop and promote the carbon and clean energy...

2009-12-09 17:38:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans want the government to create jobs through additional spending though they are pessimistic about the results, according to the Bloomberg National Poll, a quarterly survey of Americans. Two-thirds of Americans surveyed back additional spending on infrastructure and six of 10 support more spending on alternative energy to stimulate job growth. A tax credit for businesses that hire new workers also gains backing from 7 of 10 Americans. This...

2009-12-08 17:39:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- President Barack Obama receives high marks for his foreign policy while most Americans disagree with his handling of health care and the budget deficit, according to the Bloomberg National Poll, a quarterly survey of Americans. While most Americans polled generally support Obama with a job-approval rating of 54 percent, he receives negative marks on many domestic issues. More than 50 percent of respondents say they disapprove of his plan to overhaul the...

2009-12-07 14:34:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Bloomberg L.P. today announced that Paul Bascobert has been named president of Bloomberg BusinessWeek, effective January 4, 2010. In this capacity, he will be responsible for the strategy, revenue, and operations of Bloomberg BusinessWeek and for driving financial and circulation growth. He will report to Daniel L. Doctoroff, president of Bloomberg L.P. Bloomberg acquired BusinessWeek from The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. December 1. Bascobert succeeds...

2009-12-03 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Bloomberg has been named "Best Market Data Provider for FX" by FX Week's 2009 Annual Best Bank Awards, based on survey data from 7,000 Foreign Exchange (FX) market professionals at banks, corporate treasurers and investors. "We are extremely pleased to have earned this recognition from FX Week and the FX community for the innovations we launched during 2009," said Philip Brittan, Global FX Business Manager of Bloomberg. "We work closely with our customers...

2009-12-01 10:10:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Bloomberg L.P., the world's most trusted source of information for businesses and professionals, has completed the acquisition of BusinessWeek from The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. "We share with McGraw-Hill a commitment to editorial excellence and we look forward to building on BusinessWeek's 80-year tradition of great journalism," said Bloomberg Chairman Peter T. Grauer. "The reporting and analytical resources of Bloomberg and BusinessWeek are...

2009-11-30 14:55:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Bloomberg L.P. today announced that Emmy® award winning journalist Charlie Rose will join BusinessWeek as a columnist upon completion of its previously announced acquisition of BusinessWeek. Rose, 67, is known as one of the greatest interviewers in America. His BusinessWeek column will showcase smart conversations with the best thinkers, CEOs, politicians and other newsmakers. Each week, Rose will offer insights into and takeaways from...

2009-11-24 07:35:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- BLOOMBERG MARKETS® magazine, the global magazine for finance and business professionals, is the first U.S. news organization to receive Brazil's Paul Donovan Kigar Prize for "social responsibility, conscience, vision and interest in the defense of mankind and nature." The prize commission honored BLOOMBERG MARKETS magazine for its defense of Brazil's environmental resources in the story, "Plundering the Amazon." Authors Michael Smith...

2009-11-17 08:03:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Bloomberg L.P. today announced that Josh Tyrangiel would be appointed Editor of BusinessWeek magazine upon completion of its previously announced acquisition of BusinessWeek. Tyrangiel, 37, currently is deputy managing editor of TIME magazine and managing editor of TIME.com. He has played a critical role in shaping the magazine's business, technology and political coverage while managing the magazine's staff. He built the Web site from 400 million page...

2009-11-09 13:24:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bloomberg Asset & Investment Manager (AIM) order management system was recognized for "Best Product Implementation at a Buy-Side Firm" by Incisive Media's Buy-Side Technology. This award recognizes product implementation that has greatly benefited a buy-side client, based upon input from a panel of independent consultants. Buy-Side Technology recognized the successful implementation of AIM at Azimut, a leading Italian asset manager with more than...