tronc and IBD Partner to Bring Expert Financial Advice to Investors in New Monthly Newsletter

New paid newsletter provides tronc subscribers with original content from IBD experts to help investors take control of their financial lives

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Investor’s Business Daily (IBD), a leading financial news and research organization, and media company tronc (formerly Tribune Publishing), which operates several newspapers including Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, and The Baltimore Sun, today announced a joint partnership introducing new monthly newsletter, Trophy Funds. The premium newsletter will focus specifically on mutual funds and offer investors expert knowledge to lead richer financial lives.

IBD experts will provide exclusive content and insight into the financial markets while tronc will harness its network of digital subscribers, offering readers the opportunity to purchase the newsletter as an enhancement or an individual subscription. 

“IBD continues be a great financial resource, sharing invaluable and unique investment information and data in a way that all investors can understand and benefit,” said Mark Campbell, Senior Vice President of Digital Marketing at tronc. “After carefully studying our subscribers across all tronc brands, we found that finance was one of the topics readers were most interested in. IBD is the perfect partner to offer our readers trusted financial content. This partnership will help us continue our digital strategy, leveraging new technology and developing new revenue streams.”

The Trophy Funds newsletter will be offered once a month to subscribers via email. The 16-page format will feature original articles written by IBD’s staff to ensure quality and integrity month after month. Trophy Funds will utilize IBD’s expert analysis to highlight funds that outperform the market over the short and long term.

“IBD’s mission has always been to educate investors so that they can make better decisions for their financial future,” said Chris Gessel, Executive Editor and Chief Content Officer at IBD. “In this regard, Trophy Funds is a remarkably exciting endeavor. Working with the tronc team provides us with another avenue to reach and empower investors with unbiased information so that they can navigate the market successfully. tronc is creating exciting new channels for people to access content, and it shares our commitment to the highest values of journalism.”

The first issue of Trophy Funds is now available. To subscribe or learn more, visit

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