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2010-04-29 01:00:00

NEW YORK, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- In the first quarter of 2010, venture capitalists from around the world invested $7 billion in 919 deals for companies based in the U.S., Europe, Canada, Israel, Mainland China and India, according to Dow Jones VentureSource. This is a 13% increase over the $6.2 billion invested in 860 deals during same period last year. "It appears that the rebound in venture capital investment took hold in 2009," said Jessica Canning, global research director for Dow...

2009-12-31 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The media's coverage of mixed economic news led to a marginal rise in the Dow Jones Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) in December. The ESI rose to 38.7, up only minimally from 38.3 in November. This slight rise is the ESI's third weakest performance in a year and much less convincing than increases in October and November. While the ESI ends the year significantly higher than the 22.4 level it registered in January at the start of the year, December's...

2009-12-10 03:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow Jones & Company today announced the appointments of Edward Tan, Greg Millman and Jacob Plieth to Dow Jones Investment Banker's dedicated editorial team, which offers in-depth opinion and analysis on global industries and the topics essential to bankers and analysts, including M&A, capital raising, regulatory changes, and venture-capital and private-equity financing. Edward Tan joins as a senior columnist based in the New York newsroom,...

2009-12-09 02:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Zawya Dow Jones News Service, produced jointly by Dow Jones Newswires and ABQ Zawya, reached a significant milestone this month when page views on the service in 2009 topped the 1 million mark. "This marks another step forward in the development of the Zawya Dow Jones News Service," said Neal Lipschutz, senior vice president and managing editor, Dow Jones Newswires. "Launched in June 2006, Zawya Dow Jones has quickly established itself as an indispensable...

2009-12-08 23:01:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- A survey by Dow Jones has found that more than half of companies are delaying or abandoning key business initiatives as executives struggle to both interpret a patch-work of anti-corruption regulations and collect the information they need to confidently assess corruption risk. The survey results were released on the United Nations' International Anti-Corruption Day, December 9, 2009. According to the Dow Jones State of Anti-Corruption Compliance Survey,...

2009-12-02 09:15:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow Jones & Company today announced the appointment of Thomas Coyle as senior special writer for the company's wealth management editorial team. Mr. Coyle joins a team of 12 journalists dedicated to providing focused reporting, commentary and analysis for financial advisers. "The addition of Tom to our wealth management editorial team further strengthens Dow Jones's ability to deliver meaningful financial news and information that moves markets and...

2009-11-30 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Increasingly positive media coverage of consumer spending contributed to a significant rise in the Dow Jones Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) in November. The ESI rose to 38.3, up from 36.9 in October. The Dow Jones Economic Sentiment Indicator aims to predict the health of the U.S. economy by analyzing the broad coverage of 15 major daily newspapers in the U.S. The ESI has risen 11 out of 12 months since its low of 22.2 in November 2008, data that...

2009-11-19 14:34:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow Jones & Company, a News Corporation company (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV), is currently hosting an interactive online community for its customers, Dow Jones Idea Share. The site allows customers to directly correspond with other members of the Dow Jones Factiva community, as well as the Dow Jones product development team who facilitate, rate and answer questions and ideas on the site. "Dow Jones Idea Share was created in an effort to...

2009-11-13 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dow Jones & Company, a News Corporation company (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV; www.newscorp.com), has signed an agreement to provide OANDA customers with Dow Jones's streaming currency news and information in six languages including English, Arabic, Chinese, German, Japanese and Russian. OANDA (www.oanda.com) is the trusted source for forex traders who need access to foreign exchange data and services. "We are pleased to offer our...

2009-11-09 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The newest release of Dow Jones Companies & Executives, now available, is designed to help B2B sales and marketing teams take advantage of social selling opportunities to drive sales activity. It signals an end to cold calling with tools that automatically identify reasons to call companies and easily connect to prospects with a real need. Using unique technology, Dow Jones Companies & Executives Sales keeps sales pipelines filled by seeking out...