NYTimes.com Launches Financial Email Newsletter

Posted on October 4, 2001

NYTimes.com has announced that it will begin publishing DealBook, a free daily email newsletter focusing on financial news that will be edited by Andrew Ross Sorkin, chief mergers and acquisitions reporter for The New York Times. DealBook will debut on Monday, October 8th.

Delivered every weekday morning, DealBook will provide breaking news about mergers and acquisitions, I.P.O.'s, private equity transactions, venture capital deals, corporate legal cases and maneuverings on Wall Street. The daily report will also provide access to S.E.C. filings, analyst presentations, conference call telephone numbers, Wall Street league tables, and interviews. DealBook will also contain links to national and international articles from The New York Times and dozens of other media outlets including Financial Times, DowJones and The Daily Deal.

Sorkin says in a statement, "Recent market swings have demonstrated how intertwined the political, economic and financial worlds can be. DealBook will aggregate the most pertinent news in one comprehensive resource, delivered to your desktop each morning."

Other NYTimes.com email products include Circuits, written by New York Times technology columnist David Pogue; In Advertising, written by New York Times advertising columnist Stuart Elliott; Wine & Dine, which features restaurant reviews, wine recommendations, and chef profiles from the food and wine reporters at The New York Times, and the recently launched Ticket Watch that offers discounted tickets to Broadway shows. NYTimes.com is currently sending out 1.8 million opt-in email newsletters each week.