Roundtable: Headline Figures vs Breaking News

As Thomson Reuters’ recent launch of its Reuters America news service demonstrates, news is still a critical input for investors. While ordinary investors are demanding more professional-level content, the face of news on the trading floor is changing, with firms looking to extrapolate trading signals from machine-readable news and event feeds. But has commoditization broken the news business? Or will news break the mold by evolving to meet the new demands of traders and algorithms hungry for mo