Dow Jones Newswires Launches Weekly Pub & Enters Into Ventures W/Oster.
Dow Jones and Oster will merge their respective commodity news staffs, distribution channels and offices. The new company will offer three primary information services: OsterDow Jones FWN, which will be distributed to all of Oster's current Future World News subscribers, is an overview newswire covering commodities in all time zones; OsterDow Jones AgriWire, which will include in-depth and background data on U.S. and global agriculture; and, OsterDow Jones CommodityWire, which will include coverage of all commodities in all times zones with an overview of the energy markets. OsterDow Jones will also provide custom news packages for client Web sites. OsterDow Jones will begin operations on Jan. 1, 2002. The new energy joint venture is expected to begin operating in the spring of 2002.
In related news, Dow Jones Newswires has begun the publication of Dow Jones Discount and Distressed Technology Alert. The new weekly e-mail newsletter will "examine the risks and opportunities in technology companies, covering everything from fundamentals to industry trends," Dow Jones said. A monthly subscription costs $195 and an annual subscription costs $2340. The letter is e-mailed every Thursday.
The letter is targeted to institutional investors, telecom and high-tech executives, consultants and other financial professionals. Editorial for the newsletter includes examinations of the operations and financials of technology companies under pressure or undervalued. It will also include news stories related to distressed-technology companies and market statistics.
Editor Michael Rappaport said "the time is right for a newsletter like this, not only to keep people abreast of the issues at high-tech companies but to explain warning signs and opportunities alike."
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|Date:||Nov 30, 2001|
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