Bond Hub Portal Blooms Into Securities Hub; Growth Ahead

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NEW YORK--Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley Dean Witter and Salomon Smith Barney have teamed up with Communicator Inc. to create a new company called Securities Hub. Securities Hub, which includes the existing Bond Hub portal, plans to launch Equities Hub and Syndications Hub.

Release dates for Equities Hub and Syndications Hub have not been set, but Communicator Inc. chief executive officer Leo Schlinkert says "further releases are likely over the next