Content Focus - Vendors Add to TRACE Data Services

IMD FIXED INCOME SPECIAL REPORT 2002

Several of the market data vendors that carry secondary corporate bond information from The National Association of Securities Dealers’ (NASD) Trade Reporting and Compliance Engine (TRACE) are working on initiatives to provide value added services to their customers.

Bloomberg says it plans to tie the TRACE data into its analytics. Currently the TRACE-disseminated information is displayed on ticker pages on the Bloomberg Professional that show all last trade information.

NASD, which began diss