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DEFINITION of 'Bloomberg'

A major global provider of 24-hour financial news and information including real-time and historic price data, financials data, trading news and analyst coverage, as well as general news and sports. Its services, which span their own platform, television, radio and magazines, offer professionals analytic tools.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Bloomberg'

One of its key revenue earners and what they are well known for is the Bloomberg Terminal - an integrated platform that streams together price data, financials, news, trading data, and much more to more than 250,000 customers worldwide.

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