Bridge Upgrades Platform: Institutional Order Entry/2 Will Run Under Windows

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At the Securities Traders Association conference--being held this week in Boca Raton, Fla.--Bridge Information Systems Inc. formally released its Institutional Order Entry/2 (IOE/2) electronic trading system to the market. The system, which Bridge first installed on its trading desk this January, is a Microsoft Corp. Windows-based application that will be offered free of charge to users of the Bridge Workstation.

According to a Bridge official, IOE/2--which currently can be used only for U.S.