Bloomberg is a financial information and media company that provides news, data, and analysis to financial professionals and investors. It was founded in 1981 by Michael Bloomberg and has since grown to become a global leader in financial information services. Bloomberg provides its customers with real-time financial data, market news, and various asset analyses, including stocks, bonds, commodities, and currencies. In addition, Bloomberg also offers a suite of financial analytics and trading tools and a platform for the electronic trading of financial instruments. Bloomberg also operates a global news network, Bloomberg News, which covers financial, economic, and political news worldwide.