Smith Barney Lauds Quotron, But Studies ADP As Possible Leverage

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While Wall Street giants like Merrill Lynch & Co. and Shearson Lehman Brothers Inc. have foresaken Quotron Systems Inc. in favor of brokerage information systems from Automatic Data Processing Inc., Smith Barney, Harris Upham & Co. has had faith, choosing instead to build its systems architec- ture -- which includes custom applications and download routines -- around its existing Quotron Q1000 branch office system. But Smith Barney's eggs are not all in one basket: ADP's FS-Partner system ha

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