FISD Meet Generates Heat Over Integrity, Pricing Issues


Like a floating crap game, the ongoing debate between market data vendors and consumers turns up all over town. Accuracy, timeliness and standardization of market data accounting are usually on the table. And the Information Industry Association's "Understanding the Financial Information Marketplace" seminar, held April 6 at the Sheraton Centre in New York City was no exception.

The IIA's Financial Information Services Division tends to be long on vendors and short on users. But an outspoken