August 21, 2014
August 18, 2014
Bloomberg View today announced that Katie Benner will join the opinion and analysis site in September as a columnist covering technology, innovation and the cult and culture of Silicon Valley. 

“Katie is a deeply resourceful writer with singular observations about all facets of the tech business,” said David Shipley, the senior executive editor of Bloomberg View. “We’re looking forward to sharing her insights with the View’s global audience.” 

Benner will be based in San Francisco. Before joining Bloomberg View, she was a staff writer for The Information. She previously worked for Fortune Magazine, theStreet.com and CNN/Money. In addition to tech, she has written about banks, hedge funds, private equity firms, and energy conglomerates. 

She’s tackled Dell’s doomed turnaround plan, General Electric’s financial woes, Forbes’ troubled deal with Elevation Partners, the rise and fall of Buddy Fletcher and Ellen Pao, challenges facing hot startups like Palantir, and the evolution of the hardware maker Jawbone.

Benner has been a regular television and radio guest, and has given talks and moderated panels at a variety of conferences. She’s also a member of the Asian American Journalists Association, the Newswomen’s Club of New York, and the Society of American Business Editors and Writers. A graduate of Bowdoin College, she has lived and worked in Africa and Asia.

Bloomberg View’s homepage is www.BloombergView.com. Follow Bloomberg View on Twitter and like us on Facebook.



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About Bloomberg

Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company’s strength – delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately - is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to more than 310,000 subscribers globally. Bloomberg’s enterprise solutions build on the company’s core strength, leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively. Through Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg Government, Bloomberg BNA and Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the company provides data, news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News, delivered through the Bloomberg Professional service, television, radio, mobile, the Internet and two magazines, Bloomberg BusinessWeek and Bloomberg Markets, covers the world with more than 2,400 news and multimedia professionals at 146 bureaus in 72 countries. Headquartered in New York, Bloomberg employs more than 13,000 people in 185 locations around the world.

Contact for Bloomberg View: Farrell Sklerov – (212) 843-8289, fsklerov@rubenstein.com

Contact for Bloomberg: Ty Trippet – (212) 617-2443, ttrippet@bloomberg.net

Bloomberg View today announced that Katie Benner will join the opinion and analysis site in September as a columnist covering technology, innovation and the cult and culture of Silicon Valley. 

“Katie is a deeply resourceful writer with singular observations about all facets of the tech business,” said David Shipley, the senior executive editor of Bloomberg View. “We’re looking forward to sharing her insights with the View’s global audience.” 

Benner will be based in San Francisco. Before joining Bloomberg View, she was a staff writer for The Information. She previously worked for Fortune Magazine, theStreet.com and CNN/Money. In addition to tech, she has written about banks, hedge funds, private equity firms, and energy conglomerates. 

She’s tackled Dell’s doomed turnaround plan, General Electric’s financial woes, Forbes’ troubled deal with Elevation Partners, the rise and fall of Buddy Fletcher and Ellen Pao, challenges facing hot startups like Palantir, and the evolution of the hardware maker Jawbone.

Benner has been a regular television and radio guest, and has given talks and moderated panels at a variety of conferences. She’s also a member of the Asian American Journalists Association, the Newswomen’s Club of New York, and the Society of American Business Editors and Writers. A graduate of Bowdoin College, she has lived and worked in Africa and Asia.

Bloomberg View’s homepage is www.BloombergView.com. Follow Bloomberg View on Twitter and like us on Facebook.

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About Bloomberg

Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company’s strength – delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately - is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to more than 310,000 subscribers globally. Bloomberg’s enterprise solutions build on the company’s core strength, leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively. Through Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg Government, Bloomberg BNA and Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the company provides data, news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News, delivered through the Bloomberg Professional service, television, radio, mobile, the Internet and two magazines, Bloomberg BusinessWeek and Bloomberg Markets, covers the world with more than 2,400 news and multimedia professionals at 146 bureaus in 72 countries. Headquartered in New York, Bloomberg employs more than 13,000 people in 185 locations around the world.

Contact for Bloomberg View: Farrell Sklerov – (212) 843-8289, fsklerov@rubenstein.com

Contact for Bloomberg: Ty Trippet – (212) 617-2443, ttrippet@bloomberg.net

June 25, 2014
June 25, 2014
"Since soccer has always been more than a sport, the star scorer of La Celeste – ‘the sky-blue one,’ as the team is known — left teeth marks on more than the beautiful game."

- Mac Margolis, “Suarez Bites the Land That Feeds Him”

June 23, 2014

Is This the Death of Hong Kong?

Perhaps rumors of Hong Kong's demise weren't exaggerated after all.

June 17, 2014
The least bloody way to stabilize Iraq is for the U.S. to bring all sides — Sunni tribal and political leaders, Shiites, Kurds — together to fight ISIL with the promise that the government in Baghdad will offer more autonomy and power-sharing. 
(Read the editorial by Bloomberg View | Photo by Getty)

The least bloody way to stabilize Iraq is for the U.S. to bring all sides — Sunni tribal and political leaders, Shiites, Kurds — together to fight ISIL with the promise that the government in Baghdad will offer more autonomy and power-sharing. 

June 17, 2014

Who Needs Landon Donovan? Not Team USA

The U.S. made history in its World Cup opener against Ghana, albeit in ugly fashion.

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June 17, 2014

For Republicans: First Immigration, Now Climate Change

Ignoring the issue of climate change is no longer a viable political strategy, and the GOP risks its fortunes in 2016 and beyond by keeping its collective head in the sand.

June 17, 2014

Ronald Reagan Is Suffocating the Republican Party

Some blame Cantor’s primary loss to an obscure economics professor on Cantor’s inattention to his Virginia district. Others cite immigration or Cantor’s establishment posture and Wall Street ties. I blame Ronald Reagan.

June 17, 2014

Michael Lewis rips stressed Wall Street titans. Read his commentary, A Bazillionaire’s Guide to Stress Relief

June 17, 2014
(Read the editorial by Bloomberg View | Illustration by Bloomberg View, photo by Getty)
June 16, 2014

A Bazillionaire’s Guide to Stress Relief

Any hedge-fund manager who wants to pursue the calming strategy obviously needs new, superior stress relieving techniques, unknown to the weaker individuals whose anxiety he seeks to exploit. Here are a few secret strategies, unknown to the larger investing public, used by only the most successful hedge-fund managers, myself included. 

June 13, 2014

Uber Won’t Flop Like Groupon

There is another way to look at Uber: as a general purpose logistics company that just happens to transport people. 

June 13, 2014

Air Billionaire: Michael Jordan Joins the Club

The entertainment world has yielded a new billionaire, this time from the sphere of sports. Forbes’s Mike Ozanian reports that Michael Jordan has increased his ownership stake in the Charlotte Hornets enough to put his personal worth over the billion-dollar mark.

June 12, 2014

Tesla Will Put Millennials Behind the Wheel

Once again, Tesla Motors’ founder Elon Musk has grabbed auto-industry headlines, this time for hinting at a broad patent release that could mean making Tesla’s electric cars more “open source.” It may seem a head-scratcher that a company whose success depends on its cutting-edge technology would give away its secrets, but as usual, there is a method to Musk’s madness.