The brand name of Bloomberg is today amongst the top 5 most respected brands associated to financial market news and services with a wide portfolio of services including amongst others Bloomberg TV, Bloomberg Radio and Bloomberg.com which as a successful combination penetrate the news and information side of the worldwide financial markets by covering aspects related to currency trading, stock trading, futures trading and mutual funds through a number of media channels and trading tools.
The above range of services are bridged at bloomberg.com which as the online portal of the company bridges all aspects and channels in one subscription free with live streaming of Bloomberg TV and Bloomberg Radio which users can select to watch and listen to individually from their homes or while on the move.
The brand is owned by Bloomberg L.P which is a privately owned company focusing on financial software, media and data gathering; the company has an estimated revenue of $6,6 billion coming primarily from the Bloomberg terminal combined with advertising on the various media channels and tools it maintains and offers to the general public with no charge. The company was founded by Michael Bloomberg current major of New York City with financial assistance from other parties including Merill Lynch in 1981. Besides its world popular TV station Bloomberg offers statistical and analytical financial software through the Bloomberg Terminal a product categorized under its professional services currently used by 287,500 subscribers.
As mentioned above the popular Bloomberg terminal is the main source of income of the corporation and a service with 287,500 current subscribers which amongst others include key strategic analysts, major forex and leveraged products trading corporations and private retail traders to mention a few. The proprietor computer system popularly known as the Bloomberg Terminal allows users to access and analyze, live financial data and market updates with accurate data on movement, trends and trades. The service which is open to subscribers only offers a combination of services and is available for an approximate of a monthly subscription rated at $1500. The UNIX based service is compatible with both Windows and Mac and is offered to subscribers as a WAP, Blackberry and iphone application.
Part of the updates provided at Bloomberg.com and through the news provided on Bloomberg TV the company covers currency trading news with latest updates on the fluctuations and the pressures which worldwide currencies face. In its online format Bloomberg currency news can be located under market news filed under Bloomberg currency news where market analysts and traders post news and updates on the latest trends of currencies attached with videos and commentaries. In addition to the currency news column traders and speculators will find detailed information and in depth commentaries about stocks, commodities, energy markets, bonds and funds.
Even more at Bloomberg.com traders will have the opportunity to find live updates on the worlds major currency pairs in addition to a free currency calculator and a currency converter which will assist travellers and speculators to sum up how much their money is worth in foreign exchange rates. In the same section and in a similar manner stock and future contract traders will have the opportunity to enjoy similar tools related to dow futures and stock futures filed under the markets section in a category popular as Bloomberg dow futures.
Through its markets news and its market data the brand is considered to be a key contributing aid and benchmark for the majority of forex market traders which will often refer to the services and updated of Bloom berg related to currencies as Bloomberg Forex or Bloomberg FX. Breaking news related to both the worldwide markets and the worldwide political scene flow through both its TV station and Bloomberg.com all around the clock therefore assisting online forex traders and therefore depreciating the title that Bloomberg forex news maintain today.
Bloomberg TV is a 24 hour global service offering business and financial related news with more than 200 million daily spectators. It is owned by the mother company and is additionally accessible online at bloomberg.com through live streaming. Sister sites include Bloomberg UTV. Bloomberg UTV is an India based English speaking 24 hour channel covering aspects related to business news, stock quotes, financial solutions and expert advise on both investing and assigning management to portfolios. Bloomberg UTV is operated by UTV Software Communications and is owned by Bloomberg L.P. Bloom berg Radio is known as WBBR, a radio station broadcasting in New York City and a conglomerate of Bloomberg L.P. and broadcasts worldwide financial news together with interviews of key officers of major US corporations 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.