Revolutions are known to be noisy affairs. But 22 years ago, one man quietly founded a company that was to revolutionise the way financial markets do business. Michael Bloomberg set up his eponymous online network in 1981. Slowly but surely, the company expanded its service, covering virtually every region, every asset class and every communication medium.
Where Bloomberg hit the jackpot was in combining data with analysis. “The value of Bloomberg is these two pieces joined together,” says Kevin