It was major deal in the world of electronic business information, but it meant little to the likes of Dow Jones Telerate, Knight-Ridder and Reuters. Among corporations having a strong interest in financial market data, only Thomson Corp. made a major play for Mead Corp.'s Mead Data Central -- and in the end it was outclassed by a $1.5 billion deal reached with consumer and academic publishing conglomerate Reed Elsevier PLC.
Though Knight-Ridder and Dow Jones Telerate parent Dow Jones & Co. w
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