Dow Jones Launches

Posted on June 2, 1999

Dow Jones & Company has announced the launch of, a new Web portal site with search and personalization features for businesspeople looking for information, services or Web resources.

"We're proud to bring businesspeople on the Web a trusted source of reliable information to help them gain a competitive edge with timely news and outstanding search resources," said Jessica Perry, general manager of "Businesspeople who want to use the Web in a more informed and efficient way will find a superior destination. There's a huge landscape of scattered, Web-based business information; brings to it a new centrality and utility."

The main page of presents a snapshot of the primary functionality of the site, as well as top business, market and world news, and access to stock quotes, charting and business directories. The site's personalization feature allows businesspeople to customize the presentation of news and information to meet their individual needs. Users can fine-tune their news by customizing the site to track specific industry information. Additionally, users can see top stories from The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition.

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