Track Data IPO'S Data Vendor Aimed At Nonpro Users

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Track Data Corp., a financial information vendor owned by Barry Hertz, is spinning off a company that will provide equities market data and news to nonprofessional clients. The new company, known as Global Market Information Inc., is being put up for an initial public offering of 1,200,000 shares designed to raise about $5 million for Global. After the offering, Track -- and therefore Hertz -- will hold a controlling 55-percent stake in the new company.

According to the IPO prospectus, Global

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