Amex Switches Datafeeds

EXCHANGE WATCH

The American Stock Exchange (Amex) is making Reuters its primary feed this week as it prepares to discontinue BridgeFeed in favor of Standard & Poor’s (S&P) ComStock. However, it will later make ComStock its primary feed as part of a master agreement that it signed with the vendor last year (IMD, Oct. 14, 2002).

George Tull, director of market operations and trading floor systems, says the exchange is moving off BridgeFeed to avoid using two feeds from a single vendor. ComStock is now running