Dealers Back Chats While Feilding RFP For Data Services

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A consortium of the top five primary dealers in U.S. Treasury securities will soon issue a request for proposal for the delivery of data distribution services. Now circulating in draft form, the RFP is due to be released to vendors by August 11. The information services RFP from the Gang of Five -- Goldman Sachs & Co., Morgan Stanley & Co., First Boston Corp., Drexel Burnham Lambert Inc. and Salomon Brothers Inc. -- follows two other RFPs, for switched and leased-line international network s