Acquisitions Boost Thomson in Q3

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Thomson Financial reported last week that revenues increased by 22 percent in the third quarter to $455 million. The growth was mainly due to the performance of its acquisitions, but revenue from major deals with Merrill Lynch and Wachovia also contributed.

"TradeWeb and CCBN are exceeding our original expectations," said Thomson Corp. president and CEO Dick Harrington during the call. "At TradeWeb, for example, we signed up eight new dealers in the quarter in a variety of asset classes. Tra