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The London Stock Exchange has a graveyard of past merger attempts. Here’s why the $27 billion Refinitiv deal may be a winning bet.

The London Stock Exchange is in advanced talks to buy Refinitiv, the financial-data company behind Eikon terminals, in a $US27 billion deal. The stock-exchange operator failed to merge with German rival Deutsche Boerse after regulators blocked the tie-up, citing competition concerns. While Deutsche boasts bigger profit margins, carries far less […]
The London Stock Exchange has a graveyard of past merger attempts. Here’s why the $27 billion Refinitiv deal may be a winning bet.
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This Would Be A Brilliant Way To Increase Organ Donations

[credit provider=”ABC”] You might not be able to sell your kidneys (legally, anyway) but plenty of Americans would be willing to donate an organ or two – for a price. A new NPR-Thomson Reuters Health Poll shows 41 per cent of consumers would take cash for organ donations. The majority (60 […]
This Would Be A Brilliant Way To Increase Organ Donations
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Examiner.com’s Army Of Writers And Reuters Join Forces

Examiner.com, the ongoing success story being written by thousands of local contributors and led by “local” vet Rick Blair (profiled by Locl.ly here) has announced quite a deal: Soon they’ll be teaming with Thomson Reuters to share contributors’ “local insights and topical expertise across the country.”In an e-mail to Locl.ly and on […]
Examiner.com’s Army Of Writers And Reuters Join Forces
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Reuters Adds Some Star Power, Moves Away From The Old “Wire Mentality”

Reuters was never the type of media outlet that well-known journalists with prestigious newspaper and magazine credentials were clamoring to work for. But that seems to be changing.The 159-year-old news service — which merged with the information company Thomson Corporation in 2007 to create Thomson Reuters — is going after […]
Reuters Adds Some Star Power, Moves Away From The Old “Wire Mentality”
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Ken Li Is Headed To Reuters To Oversee Media And Tech Coverage

Financial Times media correspondent Ken Li is headed to Reuters, where he used to work, and where he will now be the editor-in-charge overseeing all technology, media and telecommunications coverage.Li, who’s already based in New York, is a well-liked and enterprising media reporter, so this is a big get for […]
Ken Li Is Headed To Reuters To Oversee Media And Tech Coverage
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The Reuters Insider iPad App Is In The Mail

Back in April, when we caught up with Reuters’ North American managing editor, Brian Rhoads, he described the company’s new online video service, Reuters Insider, as “financial video for the iPad generation.”
The Reuters Insider iPad App Is In The Mail