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Downey’s Money.net Takes FIA Innovator Award Fintech,Video

Market data and information service looks to disrupt the Bloomberg and Reuters space with new ultra-low priced offering The winner of the FIA’s first ever competition for Innovator of the Year at the 2016 Expo in Chicago was Money.net, which was chosen by a panel of industry experts from 18 finalist companies picked from a larger group of fintech applicants. The company, started in 2014 by CEO Morgan Downey, aims to provide the same type of market information as Bloomberg and Reuters for 1/15 of the cost. Money.net is trying to disrupt the market information space, which pulls in $26…

Bloomberg Gets a Newsroom Boost Blog,Commentary

The newest star of the hit HBO series The Newsroom is not a geek, nor a brainy/hottie actress,  nor a former workout video star who made controversial choices during the Vietnam War era. The newest star is the Bloomberg terminal. I am a big fan of the show from Aaron Sorkin about a fictional news organization. I love the star Jeff Daniels, the snappy dialogue, though there is a bit too much gender related tension in the show.  But hey, it is cable, so that is expected.   This was not a product placement, according to Bloomberg, but a partnership…