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What’s this bold headline typeface from the Wall Street Journal?

As fuel.jpg
They also sometimes use it for small headlines of info boxes, probably not in all sections (still use Stainless, Escrow and Exchange otherwise).
asked by Indra Jul 4, 2016

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I believe it is Retina Display Narrow, by Tobias Frere-Jones, custom for the WSJ:

http://www.moma.org/collection/works/139302

http://fontsinuse.com/uses/4217/the-wall-street-journal

answered by kthomps5 Expert (2,550 points) Jul 4, 2016
selected by Stewf Aug 20, 2016

Retina can be licensed by contacting Frere-Jones Type.

Retina Display has no apparent ink traps. For Retina Micro, here are similar agates:
Amplitude (used right on here on this site!)
Trench Sans
Lipa Agate

LFT Etica is also quite similar to Retina Display, at least in this string of text.

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