War Puts Spotlight on Newswires

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While the war in Iraq rages on, newswires have become a constant companion to traders as the usual influences on the forex, oil, gold, shares and bonds markets cease to be important.

Bloomberg News readership for the first three weeks of March reached a record level, about double that from a year ago, says Lee Miller, head of Bloomberg News development. "We’re seeing high readership of each update in war stories. Usually, readership of each update tails off significantly, but in recent times

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