Thomson Financial signs Janney Montgomery Scott to financial news service

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 that Janney Montgomery Scott LLC has agreed to a full site license to deploy Thomson Financial News, an award-winning business news service delivered via the Thomson ONE solution suite.

Janney Montgomery Scott currently uses versions of Thomson ONE for institutional equities, investment banking and wealth management professionals as well as Thomson BETA Systems.

"Janney Montgomery Scott's decision to deploy Thomson Financial News across the firm speaks to the value of a news service created specifically for the financial professional," said Anne Gable, Vice President, News Content & Strategy, Thomson Financial. "As an established Thomson Financial customer, Janney appreciates the value our products play in improving workflow, performance and investment potential. In addition to the thousands of stories published via Thomson Financial News, we offer the added bonus of exclusive insights generated from proprietary Thomson Financial data that can't be found anywhere else."

Thomson Financial News brings Thomson Financial's proprietary content together with MarketWatch's award-winning financial news coverage, to create a comprehensive newswire focused on real-time market, industry and company news. More than 100 MarketWatch journalists and 100 Thomson analysts and market commentators from around the world contribute reports to Thomson Financial News. The newswire also incorporates items drawn from Thomson Financial's premier content sets, including IFR, CCBN, SDC deals data and Thomson First Call.

"It is critical that every single Janney employee has access to the breaking news stories that move the markets. More importantly, we want to provide our professionals firm-wide with a service that helps them generate investment and business ideas, and gain fresh perspectives on the markets," noted Jerry Lombard, Jr., President of Janney Montgomery Scott's Private Client Group. "With Thomson Financial News we get proven, first-to-publish, market-making news and the exclusive insights only available from Thomson. It is our customers who will ultimately reap the benefits -- and they are our primary concern."

Thomson Financial News provides company and industry coverage along with market insights that include the following:

Broad Market Coverage - Coverage of market-moving events that affect a client's business:
  • 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

    Specialized 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.

    Thomson Financial News is available exclusively to Thomson ONE customers as well as to clients of Thomson affiliates.
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