Bridge Leads Race For DJM With $500M Bid

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NEW YORK--Industry executives close to the Dow Jones Markets bidding process say Bridge Information Systems appears to be the front-runner, with a bid of just under $500 million. Other interested parties remaining in the chase include Cantor Fitzgerald, Thomson Financial Services and Primark.

Although Dow Jones & Co. will announce its earnings today, and reveal the size of the fourth-quarter writedown associated with its review of Dow Jones Markets, the company isn't expected to name a new ow