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    Not to be confused with CBS MoneyWatch or Market Watch. MarketWatch Web address Type of site Owner Editor Launched Current status
    marketwatch.com
    Financial Information
    Dow Jones & Company
    Jeremy Olshan
    October 30, 1997; 17 years ago (1997-10-30)
    Online

    MarketWatch operates a financial information website that provides business news, analysis, and stock market data. Along with its flagship website, the company operates BigCharts.com and the stock market simulation site VirtualStockExchange.com. MarketWatch provides radio updates every 30 minutes on the MarketWatch.com Radio Network. It also offers subscription products for individual investors, including the Hulbert Financial Digest suite of products, Retirement Weekly and ETF Trader.

    MarketWatch is a subsidiary of Dow Jones, a property of News Corp. MarketWatch is part of Dow Jones'' Consumer Media Group, along with The Wall Street Journal, Barron''s, the WSJ.com and affiliated internet properties. Through the Rupert Murdoch-controlled News Corp ownership, MarketWatch is also affiliated with, among many other global media properties, the New York Post, The Times of London and HarperCollins publishers.

    In 2012, the publication reported, it had 17 million unique users in recent years and had been honored several times as a top large business-focused website by Editor & Publisher, Media Week, the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, and other publications and organizations.

    The publication''s OCLC # is 56914924.

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    History

    MarketWatch formerly operated in partnership with CBS News. The Financial Times was a financial partner and investor in the original MarketWatch. Dow Jones acquired it in January 2005 for $530 million and News Corp. acquired Dow Jones two years later.

    MarketWatch was founded by Larry Kramer and others, including Bill Bishop in business development and Thom Calandra, formerly of Bloomberg London, in editorial, in 1997. MaketWatch was incubated at Data Broadcasting Corp., a San Mateo, California, company that owned distribution rights for financial information. Calandra recommended that Kramer hire David Callaway a former colleague of Calandra, as the site’s managing editor from Bloomberg two years later. In 2013, Glenn Hall, former editor in chief of TheStreet, became the editor of MarketWatch. In 2014, Jeremy Olshan, a veteran of the New York Post, took over as editor.

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    Website:http://marketwatch.com



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