Thomson Financial launches online news service over Thomson One

Source: Thomson Financial

Thomson Financial, an operating unit of The Thomson Corporation (NYSE: TOC; TSX: TOC) and leading provider of information and technology solutions to the worldwide financial community, today announced the launch of Thomson Financial News, a tailored online news service that will be delivered via the Thomson ONE solution suite.

Thomson Financial News brings together award-winning financial news coverage from MarketWatch and Thomson Financial's proprietary content, including market expertise from more than 120 journalists and over 100 Thomson analysts and market commentators around the world. Thomson Financial News also includes items from Thomson Financial's premier content sets, including IFR, CCBN, SDC deals data and Thomson First Call. Thomson Financial News is available exclusively to Thomson ONE customers as well as to clients of Thomson affiliates.

"Thomson Financial News provides our clients with timely, trusted and complete coverage of market-moving financial news stories," said Sharon Rowlands, president and chief operating officer, Thomson Financial. "With exclusive insights generated from proprietary Thomson Financial data, we have stories that can't be found anywhere else."

"Financial services organisations today are challenged as never before to achieve integration across their desktops, with news being a critical component," Rowlands continued. "Thomson Financial News is fully integrated across the Thomson ONE framework, delivering news wherever it most benefits the user and enabling them to take action on that news faster."

"The combination of MarketWatch's award-winning news coverage by expert journalists and Thomson Financial's proprietary content, market analytics and market expertise creates a unique, real-time news service that will assist financial-industry executives in their decision-making," said Todd Larsen, president of Consumer Electronic Publishing, Dow Jones & Company.

Thomson Financial News provides company and industry coverage and market insight including the following:

  • Broad Market Coverage - Coverage of the market-moving events that affect a client's business, including:
    • Overnight International News
    • Global Economic News
    • Breaking News
    • Ongoing Market Summaries: DJIA, Nasdaq, S&P 500, Russell 2000
    • Winners & Losers Major Court Actions
    • Government and Legislation

  • Global 1000 - Insight into the top 1000 global firms through such features as:
    • Press Releases
    • Earnings Reports
    • New Product Introductions
    • Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Initial Public Offerings
    • SEC filings
    • Research Coverage
    • Mutual Fund Watch
    • Due Diligence

  • Specialised Sector Coverage: Intraday reports on major industry sectors and sub-sectors, including advertising and media, automotive, biotech, financial stocks, Internet and telecom stocks.
  • Market Pulse Bulletins: Snapshot bulletins that break throughout the trading day, providing key insight into the stories that count.
  • Special Reports and Exclusives: Regular reports, interviews and exclusives that tackle the larger issues affecting the marketplace.
  • Fixed Income and Foreign Exchange: Intraday reports from all major centers, Fed and other central bank coverage, Washington calendar, economic forecasts and releases, and analysis from market experts.

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