Active Express: The Future for I/B/E/S And First Call?


NEW YORK--Although Thomson Financial is still playing its Primark cards close to its vest, I/B/E/S' Active Express appears poised to serve as the central platform for I/B/E/S and First Call. In fact, Warren Breakstone, senior vice president of Thomson Financial's research and analytics group, says First Call data will be added to the platform "very soon."

First Call data may be just the beginning. Breakstone says Active Express will ultimately include all of Thomson's best-of-breed content--a