By Dominic Jones on August 23, 2011
A NEW study by prominent accounting professors has found evidence that big investors benefit from information they glean in private meetings with company CEOs – and they say their findings raise questions about whether such meetings meet the spirit of Regulation Fair Disclosure (Reg FD).
By Vanessa Schoenthaler on December 27, 2010
THE 90’s brought us faster computers, high-speed Internet access and online retail trading, all of which contributed to an increased awareness of the disparity between market information available to professional and retail investors.
By Dominic Jones on November 7, 2010
IR WEB REPORT is today publishing new guidelines to help investor relations departments maximize the reach and ROI of their investor presentation information on the web.
By Dominic Jones on October 28, 2010
MICROSOFT corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) has become the latest high-profile company to end the decades-old practice of using a paid PR wire service to distribute its quarterly earnings announcements – a move that acknowledges the real-time capabilities of the web.
By Dominic Jones on July 26, 2010
NOKIA Corporation (NYSE: NOK) last week became the latest company to use the advisory news release process that IR Web Report has long urged companies to adopt for disclosure information.
By Dominic Jones on July 19, 2010
WHEN Internet giant Google, Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) reported its second-quarter 2010 earnings last week it did so without using a paid PR wire service – a controversial move that some predicted would create challenges for the disclosure ecosystem.
By Dominic Jones on July 13, 2010
EXPEDIA, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) is one US company that has for several quarters used an advisory release process for its quarterly earnings releases. The process has run smoothly and resulted in an increase in the number of investors accessing the results from the company’s website, which recently was upgraded to a new platform hosted by [...]
By Dominic Jones on July 7, 2010
ONE of the biggest benefits of using advisory releases rather than full-text ones is the potential for companies to attract more investors to their IR websites, where they can communicate more effectively and establish direct connections with their audiences. Increased traffic and recognition for a company’s investor relations website also contributes towards a site becoming [...]
By Dominic Jones on July 6, 2010
A GROWING number of US companies are cutting costs and driving more traffic to their investor relations websites by using PR wire services to distribute alerts and links instead of full-text press releases.
By Dominic Jones on June 24, 2010
ONE OF THE hottest topics of conversation in the US investor relations profession right now is using the web for disclosure and communications to investors. It was a dominant theme at the recent National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) annual conference in San Diego, and the discussion has continued in various trade publications and online forums.
By Dominic Jones on June 22, 2010
US CORPORATE disclosure practices are undergoing dramatic change. New regulations and new web communications technologies are disrupting established practices. The old model is under pressure and increasingly incapable of meeting the needs of companies and their investors.
By Dominic Jones on February 4, 2009
The New York Stock Exchange is set to change its antiquated “timely alert policy” to bring it in line with the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) guidance for using corporate websites to satisfy Regulation FD.
By Dominic Jones on January 25, 2009
THERE was a time when being able to quickly send information to be published at multiple places on the Internet was difficult and expensive. Big PR newswires, for instance, charged hefty fees for the ability to have your press releases and other information distributed to multiple points where investors could receive them. But just as [...]