Press: Economic Extra

The Journal takes on Europe

For daily English-language coverage of commerce and finance, European businessmen have long relied on London's Financial Times. But those who needed fuller information on U.S. economic affairs, especially Europe-based Americans, had to hunt down an airmailed edition of the Wall Street Journal. That course invariably left them at least a day late and, depending upon exchange rates, nearly a dollar short. Last week, however, at some 2,000 newsstands from Scandinavia to Saudi Arabia, a new daily arrived: the Wall Street Journal/Europe, which is edited in Brussels, printed in The...

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