Paul Berton, the editor of the London Free Press in Ontario, writes Saturday about the decision to cut the paper’s printed stock listings.
Berton writes, “We will still carry a daily package of indicators, including market highlights, market trends, mercantile, grain quotations, farm summary, and foreign exchange in the newspaper, but if you want to learn about stocks on the TSX or the NYSE, or mutual funds, you’ll have to go to money.canoe.ca.
“It is not fair for everyone, especially those who haven’t been able, for one reason or another, to embrace the Internet, but it’s the right thing for us, economically and environmentally.
“There is more business news than ever, yet increasingly less space for it in the newspaper. We’re hoping we can free up some of that space used by stock data for articles and stories.”
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