(Un)Calculated Risk | by Peter Orr of Intuitive Analytics

Slogan of the Month Winner: Bloomberg! "Listening to Our Clients"

Posted by Peter Orr on May 16, 2013

If you've taken a break from the news lately, you may have missed the hot water Bloomberg's found themselves in over Bloomberg reporters accessing certain information about Bloomberg users. Finance types scouring for the proverbial free lunch in the markets are understandbly private and the prospect of some Bloomberg journalists looking over their shoulders from those comfy midtown offices is well, unsettling. Of course this is likely overblown by the non-Bloomberg media but we thought the message we got today (below) after logging in to our own Bberg terminal (below) was particularly entertaining and candid...

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A Quick Guide to CUSIPs in Public Finance

Posted by Sandra Duarte on Sep 07, 2011

The Committee on Uniform Security Identification Procedures (CUSIP®) came up with its alphanumeric protocol in the late 1960s to streamline the dizzying amount of paperwork piling up in the back offices of securities dealers. Despite a few changes since then, the same technology is used today.

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Top Ten Reasons Why Public Finance Data Initiatives Fail

Posted by Peter Orr on Feb 22, 2011


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