Tech At Bloomberg

Bloomberg technology drives the world’s financial markets. Over 4,000 technologists define, architect, build and deploy complete systems to fulfill the needs of leading financial market participants globally.

Shawn Edwards, Bloomberg’s Chief Technology Officer

Bloomberg CTO’s vision of an ideal engineer: Engineering students should study not only math, but also literature

This article was originally published in Gaishi Shukatsu, link to original publication (in Japanese). Bloomberg is a global financial information company. The company reports and disseminates real-time news and information that is critical to the business world, and its information processing technologies have played an important role in maintaining it’s competitive advantage in this area. According [...]
Data Science

Finding Novel Ways to Trade on Sentiment Data

It's no secret that hedge fund managers are always looking for new sources of data that will help them in their never-ending quest to beat the market. Quantitative researchers at Bloomberg have been developing innovative methods to help reveal embedded signals in one of the more popular sources of unconventional financial data: sentiment analysis of [...]

A look back: The Bloomberg Keyboard

Our keyboard technology is no exception. Check out this fun history of the color-coded keys to the financial world.

Bloomberg Engineer Hangbo Zhang photographed in New York at Bloomberg on May 15, 2017. Photographer: Lori Hoffman/Bloomberg
Open Source

Release 1.7 and the story behind BuckleScript

At the Compose Conference 2017 in New York City later this week, BuckleScript author Hongbo Zhang, a senior programmer here at Bloomberg, will deliver his first formal conference presentation about BuckleScript and how this optimizing compiler makes functional programming more accessible to JavaScript developers. Ahead of his talk at the conference, we wanted to let [...]
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