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Bloomberg Trading Terminals Go Down for Hours

Causing British government to postpone debt issue

(Newser) - Bloomberg's trading terminals, which are used by most of the world's biggest financial firms, went down for two and a half hours today due to apparent technical problems, a development that prompted the British government to postpone a planned $4.4 billion debt issue. Users say the outage... More »

FBI: Our Economic Data Is at Risk

Flaw in system could allow hackers to access 'black box'

(Newser) - The FBI has found "a number of operational vulnerabilities" in the system the government uses to protect sensitive economic information, the Wall Street Journal reports. As part of its long-running attempt to figure out what's behind the suspicious trading activity that often precedes major economic news, the bureau... More »

Bloomberg News Caught Snooping on Bankers

May have also tapped data from Bernanke and Geithner

(Newser) - Bloomberg LP operates both a multi-platform media organization, Bloomberg News, and a computer system, Bloomberg Terminal, that bankers and traders use to monitor market data. The problem: Bloomberg News reporters can see how and when any customer has been using a terminal, and now it turns out they have been... More »

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