Power Surge Disrupts Cantor Fitz's Data; Govpx Steps In


Interdealer-broker Cantor Fitzgerald L.P. suffered a power surge last Tuesday which intermittently knocked out the transmission of its U.S. Treasury prices. The power outage, which caused failure in both Cantor's primary and redundancy services, left Cantor subscribers with a very limited view of the IDB's trademark Treasury prices -- prices which kept flicking on and off of Cantor screens through most of the morning on Feb. 20. Cantor's transmission problems represented good news for its co