OLD Media Moves

Washington state paper cuts Sunday stock listings

February 17, 2008

Posted by Chris Roush

The Olympian newspaper in Olympia, Wash., has cut its Sunday stock listings, among other changes to the business section.

The Olympian

Executive editor Vickie Kilgore wrote, “The Sunday Business section looks different. It’s combined with the Classified listings, which we think you will find useful. The list of property transfers that has been published in the Business section now appears in the Real Estate section.

“Additionally, we realize that the massive listings in the traditional stocks report are not helpful to most stockholders. Nowadays, people can follow their portfolio with more tailored and timely information online. We offer that service as well at www.theolympian.com. (Check out the box on the lower right of the home page.)

“So we have replaced the traditional lists in the Sunday Business section with analysis, charts and other reports on stocks and mutual funds that give the week at a glance.

“We’ll continue to publish a list of stocks of local interest.”

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