About Us


Comtex News Network, Inc. is a leading news aggregation service that has successfully provided satisfied customers with customized news and content for more than two decades.  A leading provider of compelling and useful electronic real-time news and content, Comtex has developed the methods and technology to meet constantly shifting demands of publishers and clients.  With Comtex, customers get precisely the news and information you need—from many, varied high quality publishers—without any need to negotiate multiple contracts, formats, and integrations.  With Comtex, it’s one contract, one consistent format, one integration plus the quality, fully licensed content that’s at the core of our business.


Comtex customers receive select content from key sources, which is further enhanced with stock tickers, keywords and proprietary taxonomy.  With a specialization in the financial news and content marketplace, Comtex receives, enhances, combines and filters news and content received from national and international news bureaus, agencies and publications and distributes more than one million total stories per day.


Comtex provides content via it’s superior cloud based technology platform allowing information to be distributed and updated with the lowest latency possible, in a consistent, compatible format.  Comtex is also well known for its excellent customer care, and for providing the most comprehensive service possible to each of its clients, regardless of size and requirements.


Whether you need to create a vital, profitable and engaging website, or you need a company intranet to keep employees informed or you need to attract business clientele with premium, real-time content, Comtex will provide the solution to your business needs.


Value proposition

Single point of contact for one feed or many, including technical, content or customer service issues with 24/7/365 support and monitoring.  Receive all content in a consistent XML or Web services format.   Comtex content is fully licensed and includes full headline, body, source provided and proprietary tags.


What we offer

CustomWires, Top News Summaries, Top Financial Summaries, Comtex Front Page, Custom Feeds, API, Full Feeds, and Video Content

Company Background


Comtex News Network, Inc. is the leading provider of economically useful electronic real-time news, content and proprietary SmarTrend market products. Comtex receives, enhances, combines and filters news and content received from national and international news bureaus, agencies and publications, and distributes more than one million total stories per day—in customized form to meet clients’ news requirements. Comtex's innovative technology gathers nearly 45,000 stories a day from more than 70 publisher partners to create a variety of news products, based on market demand.


Comtex’s product suite is positioned with a special emphasis on the financial content industry yet maintains a sizeable publisher base to fully serve companies of any size, geography or industry allowing them to increase readership and revenue-generation opportunities.


Comtex's customers receive topical content in NewsML industry standard format. Each story is enhanced with U.S. and Canadian stock tickers, keywords, and other elements of added value. Comtex now offers a subset of its news in XHTML, the latest in mark-up language technology.


Comtex also provides several SmarTrend Alert products to consumers, including a daily stock market letter (Morning Call), selected stock news (SmarTrend Spotlights, SmarTrend Market Commentary, and SmarTrend NewsWatch), and its banner product, SmarTrend Alerts (via subscription at www.mysmartrend.com).


Comtex News Network, Inc. has offices in New York City; Boston, Massachusetts; and Alexandria, Virginia.