Kidder Peabody To Offer Fixed-Income Analytics To Buy-Side Customers Via Bloomberg

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Kidder Peabody & Co. plans to offer some of its fixed- income analytics to selected customers via Bloomberg L.P. terminals. Once it has completed an ongoing project to re- write a proprietary model to run with Bloomberg's host system, Kidder will become Bloomberg's first sell-side customer to use the vendor's newly opened system to deliver analytical tools electronically to buy-side desktops.

It's difficult to avoid comparisons with the EJV Partners L.P.'s venture to offer its sell-side part