Mayor Bloomberg plans return to Bloomberg View: report

Wed Nov 6, 2013 5:48pm EST

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks during a news conference at City Hall in New York, September 18, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks during a news conference at City Hall in New York, September 18, 2013.

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(Reuters) - Michael Bloomberg is planning to return to the company he founded, taking an active role at its opinion site, according to a report on the website Capital New York.

Bloomberg will write for Bloomberg View and will perhaps take the title of chairman of commentary and editorial site, the report said, citing unnamed sources.

The outgoing mayor of New York City started the news and financial information company Bloomberg LP more than 30 years ago and built it into a multi-billion business. He stepped aside from running the company when he sought New York City's top job, which he held for three terms.

Bloomberg will be succeeded by Bill de Blasio, who won the mayoral election on Tuesday.

A spokesman for Bloomberg LP referred a request for comment to the mayor's office, which declined comment.

Bloomberg LP competes with Thomson Reuters.

(Reporting by Jennifer Saba in New York)

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Bighammerman wrote:
At one time I had high hopes for Bloomberg but all that has changed. I can’t agree with him on his direction concerning guns. He was unable to address gang violence in NYC while mayor for several terms but wants the lawful citizen to be unprotected. He is a good business man but that is where it stops. Trying to influence elections in other areas is an insult to the residents. Glad he is gone but don’t like his replacement. Let’s wait and see how de Blasio does, hope I am wrong about him.

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