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Wing Yu
California
Editor of FinancialMedia.org / CEO of FinancialContent
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The Digital Signage Expo is taking place in Las Vegas, NV from February 26th to 28th. This year, the expo is dedicating a significant space to digital content providers during the Digital Content Show (02/27 and 02/28). Digital Content providers... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2013 at FinancialMedia.org
Thanksgiving is coming up and FinancialContent has released a price of turkey widget. Based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data, this widget displays the price of 1lb of turkey with a 3 year chart. Check out the widget here. By... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2012 at FinancialMedia.org
Dimespring.com has been taken out of beta and is now live. The website will provide users with an easy connection to content and personal finance experts from the Garret Planning Network or NAPFA. Remark Media (Nasdaq: MARK) has developed Dimespring.com... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2012 at FinancialMedia.org
Many developers have been using Google Finance's stock market API. However, starting in October, Google has decided to retire and no longer support this free market data API leaving more than one web or application developer stranded. There are many... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2012 at FinancialMedia.org
Twitter has enabled tickerization as a new social media feature. When discussing a particular stock or company, users can now add a $ symbol to the stock's symbol in order to tag their post. Twitter users are used to the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2012 at FinancialMedia.org
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FinancialContent and Project:Simply have made a special high-res infographic for Independence Day. It is freely available on FinancialContent's website. It is a fun illustration to add to your website or print publication for our nation's birthday. Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2012 at FinancialMedia.org
FinancialContent's InvestCenter solution is a versatile tool that combines a comprehensive dataset of stock market information with a custom, white-label, SEO and monetization friendly platform that can be combined with a monetization service as well as RSS business news content... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2012 at FinancialMedia.org
Great article from http://www.theatlantic.com about the world's economic superpowers and their evolution over the last 2000 years, with a neat infographic! Read more here Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2012 at FinancialMedia.org
Visa (NYSE:V) to launch "Money Metropolis", an educational video game aimed at children to teach personal finance skills. Visa's game is being launched in Canada and is part of Visa's initiative to promote "financial literacy". This game is in the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2012 at FinancialMedia.org
Remark Media (NASDAQ:MARK) launches new website DimeSpring.com, a personal finance site that brings financial advice from leading financial experts to consumers. The site was launched as a beta and will offer interactive content tied to social media sharing and tools... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2012 at FinancialMedia.org
The two financial media giants have struck a deal that will make CNBC Yahoo! Finance's leading content provider. Yahoo! Finance will begin to feature CNBC new articles and video clips prominently across the site. Yahoo! Finance, the world's largest business... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2012 at FinancialMedia.org
Banks.com has launched RateCenter through an expanded partnership with online content aggregator FinancialContent Services to syndicate Banks.com's interest rate-related content and web tools for local (city, county, state) market rate information on financial products such as mortgages, home equity, CD... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2010 at FinancialMedia.org
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Larry Ellison, the CEO of Oracle (Nasdaq: ORCL), makes a cameo appearance in the movie IronMan 2 opening this weekend in the U.S. The plot includes Oracle sponsoring a fictional Stark Expo, a tradeshow about cloud computing. Back in the... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2010 at FinancialMedia.org
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Dow Jones & Company has acquired the remaining 50% stake in SmartMoney from The Hearst Corporation taking over both the magazine and the website at SmartMoney.com. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Dow Jones is likely to look... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2010 at FinancialMedia.org
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FiLife, an online community with an editorial focus on personal finance and a joint venture of IAC and Dow Jones, has abruptly shut down. The website is referring visitors to SmartMoney.com, a Dow Jones publication. The website also directs users... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2010 at FinancialMedia.org
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CME Group has announced plans to take a 90% stake in Dow Jones Indexes, a unit of Dow Jones & Company. News Corp. which acquired Dow Jones & Company for $5.3 billion in late 2007, will retain a 10% stake... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2010 at FinancialMedia.org
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Dow Jones & Company has filed a suit to stop Briefing.com from misappropriating headlines and articles from Dow Jones Newswires. Briefing.com allegedly "cut and pasted" substantial parts of articles and reprinted headlines within three minutes of their initial publication on... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2010 at FinancialMedia.org
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Nasdaq OMX Group has partnered with mDog.com to launch mobile.nasdaq.com, the mobile edition of Nasdaq.com. The offering features real-time stock quotes, pre-market and after-market data, charts and press releases as well as a quirky feature called Guru Analysis that assigns... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2009 at FinancialMedia.org
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Bloomberg has launched an enhanced version of www.bloomberg.co.jp, its Japanese language website. Readers can get access to business news, global market snapshots and portfolio tracking tools tailored specifically for the Japanese market. The website also features enhanced charting tools and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2009 at FinancialMedia.org
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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has launched Investor.org, a much-needed online resource to educate investors. The website prominently features an anti-fraud section and links out to other website for financial tools and calculators. The website also includes Moneytopia, an... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2009 at FinancialMedia.org
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Kiplinger has relaunched its website with a new wider layout with a more magazine-like approach. The website features a carousel of five leading stories as well as a daily video and an enhanced video section devoted to personal finance. The... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2009 at FinancialMedia.org
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CNBC has launched CNBC Real-Time, an iPhone app that features real-time stock quotes provided by Nasdaq. The free program also includes 150 video clips from CNBC's television newscast every business day. Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2009 at FinancialMedia.org
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Rupert Murdoch, chief executive of News Corp. which owns the Wall Street Journal, has revealed that the financial publication may start charging as much as $2 a week for users to read its articles on BlackBerrys, iPhones and other mobile... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2009 at FinancialMedia.org
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Intuit, the maker of Quicken finance software, has offered $170 million to buy Mint.com, the popular personal finance website. The news was announced by Mint.com's chief executive Aaron Patzer at the TechCrunch50 conference. Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2009 at FinancialMedia.org