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Thomson Financial

A former company that provided financial information to clients and the public at large. It was particularly well known for its FirstCall system, which was later consolidated with the I/B/E/S when Thomson acquired Primark. In 2008, Thomson Financial merged with Reuters to form Thomson Reuters. The new company's major competitor is Bloomberg.

Thomson Financial

A major provider of information, analytical tools, and consulting services to the financial community. The firm, a division of Thomson Corporation, is best known to investors for its First Call segment, which publishes consensus earnings estimates. See also First Call.
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based Thompson Financial Group firm, which specializes in working with academic and medical professionals, says that while his firm has not focused very much on contingent faculty members as clients, he notes that higher education spending cuts at public universities strongly signal that a large-scale transformation is taking place.
of Ashland and the Thompson Financial Group of Boston.
According to Thompson Financial, the consensus of industry analysts was that Media General's loss would be 13 cents a share.
We do not believe that News Corp would augment the value of its internet properties by merging its assets into Yahoo," Cowen analyst Jim Friedland said in a research note published by Thompson Financial.
7% consensus estimate of analysts surveyed by Thompson Financial.
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At 49 cents per share, adjusted earnings for the 2007 period exceeded by a penny the average estimate of 48 cents per share from analysts polled by Thompson Financial.
1 Source: LCD Comps, Thompson Financial Group, Company Reports Note: Table made from bar graph.
David Moulder becomes md and Tony Thompson financial controller.
Ferris claims some police actually gave Thompson financial advice on how to invest the proceeds of crime in mortgages and business.
He also saw the marketing strategies of Microsoft and Netscape, and talked extensively to them before coming up with an unusual marketing plan, The plan was good enough to get partners and financing from Arthur Andersen, Huntington Bank, and Thompson Financial Publishing, among others.