OLD Media Moves

San Diego daily to cut stock listings

July 15, 2006

The San Diego Union-Tribune announced in its Saturday newspaper that it was cutting its daily stock listings and will offer an expanded listings of stocks and mutual funds in its Saturday biz section.

Stock listingsThe metro daily joins a long litany of other newspapers across the country that have made similar moves, including the Los Angeles Times and Orange County Register in California. The Times and the U-T compete for readers in many markets.

The paper stated, “We are making these changes in recognition of the fact that many of our readers have begun getting market data online. We encourage you to try our Internet market quotation service, which offers up-to-the-minute, comprehensive data beyond what the printed newspaper can offer.

“Also available are a variety of interactive tools for tracking and analyzing stocks and mutual funds.

“We understand that some readers will be frustrated at not being able to obtain prices for most stocks every day in the newspaper. But we believe the more detailed Saturday listings will be of greater help to investors than our previous listings.”

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