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 hung