Market Data Vendors Had a Tough Year in 2001

THE INSIDE TRACK

Risk Waters Group's compilation of annual revenues and terminal counts is in the final stages of editing for Market Data Industry. We plan to have the issue in the hands of paid subscribers during the week of March 25. But here's a taste:

Obviously, the market data vendors had a tough year in 2001. The continuation of the fall out from the dot com bubble burst that started in April 2000 battered the industry for most of the year. Cutbacks in spending for market data, layoffs and general uncer