Application Vendors Say Source For Data Is Boosting Sales

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NEWYORK--The use of Bloomberg's Source for Data, a component of the Open Bloomberg, is on an upswing. Third-party software vendors report growing demand for the combination of their applications and Source for Data. They also report a change in the attitude within Bloomberg toward Open Bloomberg: They say there is a much greater acceptance of the product within Bloomberg than when it was first launched.

Source for Data is essentially an API that enables customers to download Bloomberg data in