WSJ to cut stock tables
The Wall Street Journal has become the latest newspaper to cut its daily stock listings in an attempt to save on newsprint costs, according to an Editor & Publisher story.
The E&P article noted, “Starting today, the Journal will run the 20 largest stocks traded on the American Stock Exchange, Tuesdays through Fridays. It will no longer carry Nasdaq Capital Market, preferred stocks, and closed-end funds tables.
“The Weekend Edition will continue to list all stocks.
“Like many papers, the Journal has trimmed the tables because people are increasingly getting the same information on the Internet. In addition, the paper found the feature had ‘relatively low readership interest based on studies.'”
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