Thomson Research 1.0 sets a new standard as the definitive source for indispensable and authoritative research on companies and industries worldwide. By combining the premium content and powerful functionality of two of Thomson Financial's premier research products, Global Access and Research Bank Web, Thomson Research enables you to target exactly the information you need with superior precision and speed.

Thomson Extel Cards provide access to enhanced fundamental data
for more than 24,000 companies from 70 countries.

With integrated content from multiple Thomson Financial sources, Thomson Extel Cards provide the most comprehensive company overview available in the market today. New datasets and more frequent updates mean you get the most accurate and timely "as-reported" financial and corporate data for thousands of global companies. View Sample

In addition to standard information such as full listing of Directors, detailed Subsidiaries and structured "as reported" financials, Thomson Extel Cards now contain:

Summary Descriptions - 2-line description, based on the company's annual report.
Company Identifiers - Up-to-date Ticker, SEDOL, and CUSIP symbols.
Exchange/Index Listing - A comprehensive list of the company's Stock Exchange and Index information.
Security Summary - Share price, security detail, dividend data, market data, security codes and a new pricing graph, now available in all formats.
M&A Data - 10-year acquisistions and disposals
Dividend Payments - 10-year table of dividend amounts and dates.
Capital Structure - Fiscal year-end Capital structure and Capital History.
Shareholdings - Table of current owners of more than 3% of the company's common stock.
Borrowings Information - 10-year history of company issued loans bonds and notes.
Per Share Record - 5-year history of earnings, dividends and net asset value per share.

Thomson Research provides access to a full spectrum of financial data
and in-depth research from the world's most trusted sources:
Investext® - Expert company, industry, product, and regional information with access to the most recent research available. Research reports are written by top analysts at over 600 top investment banks, brokerage houses, and consulting firms worldwide including 22 of the 25 firms named in the Wall Street Journalšs 2000 All-Star list. Nearly 2,000 new reports are added each business day.
MarkIntel® - Analysis and interpretive data from the world's most respected consulting and market research sources with in-depth primary research and statistics, market trends, forecasts, segment analysis, and much more. MarkIntel contributors include Euromonitor, GartnerGroupšs DATAQUEST, IDC, and The Yankee Group.
Thomson Extel Cards- Detailed business information and as-reported financial data for thousands of global companies. Each Thomson Extel Card includes up to 1,400 data items covering company organization, management, per share results, and financials.
Disclosure SEC Database - Filings includes information on over 12,000 companies traded on major US stock exchanges with company profiles, annual and quarterly financial reports, pricing and earnings information, fundamental ratios, listings of officials and directors, institutional and insider ownership, and a complete list of company subsidiaries.
Worldscope® - International financial information in a standardized format that facilitates comparisons between companies, countries, regions, and industries. Covering approximately 90% of the world's stock market value, Worldscope includes records on more than 20,000 active companies representing over 50 emerging and established markets.

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A new user interface that simplifies your search and accelerates retrieval of reports.
Multi-page and report viewing capability that allows you to select multiple pages from various reports and view all of your chosen results on one screen for improved organization.
Spreadsheet-ready financials that can be exported and downloaded directly into standard spreadsheet programs.
A vast array of individual preferences allows subscribers to maximize their subscription through customization including results screens with only the information you require and a content profile page to control the order in which data is displayed.

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