MARKET DATA PERSPECTIVES

MARKET DATA PERSPECTIVES

Give 'em enough rope ….

Not so long ago, it was fashionable for third-party services to blame Telerate for their woes. For two information providers in particular--Thomson Global Markets (previously known as Tech Data) and Dow Jones Newswires--the restrictive distribution arrangements with Telerate became the source of much angst. Marketing managers complained that their captive audiences were limiting the growth potential of their services.

No surprise then, that when Telerate was let go by D