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The Wall Street Journal
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner Dow Jones & Company (owned by News Corporation)
Publisher Les Hinton
Editor Robert Thomson
Founded July 8, 1889
Language English
Headquarters One World Financial Center
New York, NY 10281
United States
Circulation 2,069,463[1]
ISSN 0099-9660
Official website

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) is an international newspaper published every day by a company called Dow Jones & Company. It is published in New York City with Asian and European editions. In 2007, more than two million people read it daily, and about 931,000 people read in on its website.[2] It used to be the most popular newspaper in the United States, or the newspaper that the most people read in the country. However, USA Today became the most popular newspaper in November 2003.


  1. Saba, Jennifer (2008-04-28). "New FAS-FAX: Steep Decline at 'NYT' While 'WSJ' Gains". Editor & Publisher. Nielsen Business Media, Inc.
  2. Hussman, Walter E. Jr. "Commentary: How to Sink a Newspaper". WSJ Online (New York). May 7, 2007.