First Call Signs Agreements To Distribute Equity Research Via Track Data, Telerate


First Call Corp. is broadening its channels of distribution and is considering expanding its research service into other markets besides equities.

Based in Boston, First Call is jointly owned by Technical Data International and 11 of the 19 brokerage firms that contribute equity research, morning meeting notes and other intra-day announcements to the real-time service.

Until recently, a firm that wanted to receive First Call needed a dedicated personal computer equipped with a printer. However