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MarketWatch  (Stock symbol: MKTW ) Acquired by Dow JonesAndCompany (2004 $ 619,000,000)

825 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
USA
(415)-733-0500
Website Company Summary Management Team
Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) James DePalma (CBS TV VP Finance);  Andrew Heyward (CBS News President);  Alan Hirschfield (DBC Commercial Group);  Mark Imperiale (DBC Commercial Group CFO);  Michael Jordan (CBS CEO);  Phil Levinson (WI Harper Group);  Gady Nemirovsly (Sonnett CEO);  Allan Tessler (DBC Co- Chairman)
Company

Business description: MarketWatch, Inc. is a leading multimedia source of financial news and information. MarketWatch operates two Web sites: CBS.MarketWatch and BigCharts.com. The Company also sells subscription-based content for evaluating investment newsletters under the Hulbert Financial Digest brand. In addition to offering top-notch financial reporting and investment tools on its Web sites, MarketWatch licenses a wide array of content and tools in custom-designed formats for brokerages and other online businesses. The Company also produces the syndicated CBS MarketWatch Weekend program, airs financial reports over The CBS Television Network, and provides updates every 30 minutes on the MarketWatch Radio Network.
Customers include: American AirlinesSprintToyota;  DeBeers
Partners include: Business WireHoover'sReuters;  AP;  Knight Ridder/Tribune;  PR Newswire
Capital

Ownership: Acquired by Dow JonesAndCompany (2004 $ 619,000,000)
Stock Symbol: MKTW
Corporate investors: CBS;  Data BroadCast

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Overview
Record updated: May 2005
Sector: Internet
Year Founded: 1997
Headcount: 201-300 as of May 2002
Ownership: Acquired by Dow JonesAndCompany (2004 $ 619,000,000)
Stock Symbol: MKTW