Bloomberg Hires WSJ's Winkler To Start News Service

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Bloomberg Financial Markets L.P. plans to develop a news service that will cover fixed-income securities and other market instruments. The new editorial operation will offer news and commentary in a format similar to Dow Jones & Co.'s Capital Markets Report.

Bloomberg's news service is another step in the company's continuing expansion of its core analytics product for fixed- income securities. Other recent expansions include coverage of municipal bonds and energy markets, through agreements