The Wall Street Journal Professional Edition has launched combining the news coverage and analysis of The Wall Street Journal with the global business and news sources from Dow Jones Factiva and the worldwide network of Dow Jones Newswires. The service – available via http://wsj.com/pro – has a team of dedicated editors. The company says: "Anchored by the leading news and analysis from WSJ.com, it provides an unmatched view into key industries with immediate access to news from Dow Jones’ 2,000 journalists, as well as the ability to search more than 17,000 global business and news sources." Robert Thomson, editor-in-chief, Dow Jones & Company, and managing editor, The Wall Street Journal, claims: “Never before have business leaders and professionals had access to one sophisticated, customized service that directly addresses their individual needs.” The Wall Street Journal Professional Edition costs $49 per month. Existing WSJ.com subscribers can upgrade to The Wall Street Journal Professional Edition for a discounted rate. Multiple features and tools of The Wall Street Journal Professional Edition allow users to personalize the service to suit their individual needs. Wall Street Journal editors will monitor and select top news and trends across key industries – including Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare, Energy, Media & Marketing, Finance and Technology – as well as a range of additional topics and individual companies.
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