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The importance of MarketWatch as it celebrates 25 years

October 14, 2022

Posted by Chris Roush editor in chief Mark DeCambre writes about the website’s evolution during the past 25 years.

DeCambre writes, “To be sure, we’re up dramatically compared with where markets stood 25 years ago, but the recent downshift has unsettled bullish investors, particularly as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24 rippled throughout global markets, sparking an energy dilemma in Europe and amplifying the impact of pricing pressures rooted in the COVID-19 pandemic.

“These are uncertain times, and it might feel as if the world has never been more perplexing.

“I’ve been given the privilege of helping to oversee this site this year, and the vicissitudes of stocks and bonds and the concerns harbored by many of our readers have made it clearer than ever that our editors and reporters hold a tremendous responsibility: to deliver trusted financial journalism to the masses and build on MarketWatch’s legacy.

“Or as Dimon notes:

News organizations with MarketWatch’s reputation and reach are needed more than ever to shine light on the issues of the day — bringing much-needed facts and unbiased analysis to help the public and policy makers make the best choices for all of society.”

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