This change will affect the "source" metadata seen in Mnemonic 411 and on individual time series for a large swath of U.S. historical releases in Data Buffet.
- Old name: Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
- New name: S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC
From the press release:
New York and Chicago, July 2, 2012 – The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP), one of the world's foremost financial information companies, and CME Group (NASDAQ: CME), the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, announced today the launch of S&P Dow Jones Indices – the world’s largest provider of financial market indices. S&P Dow Jones Indices calculates over 830,000 indices, publishes benchmarks that provide the basis for 575 ETFs globally with $387 billion in assets invested, and serves as the DNA for $1.5 trillion of the world’s indexed assets.
With a long track record of providing investors with innovative, index-based solutions, original research and timely data, S&P Dow Jones Indices is the pioneer and home to the iconic Dow Jones Industrial AverageSM and S&P 500®, as well as home to some of the most widely followed and trusted indices such as the S&P/Case-Shiller® Home Price Indices, S&P GSCI® and the Dow Jones-UBS Commodity Index SM. According to the Futures Industry Association, 3 of the top 5 Equity Index Futures and Options contracts traded and/or cleared between January and April 2012 were based on S&P Dow Jones Indices benchmarks.