What's the Hold-up?

ON BALANCE

One of the most common questions that we're asked is: "What's happening with the Reuters-Telerate deal?" From what we hear, not much.

Obviously, neither Reuters nor Telerate are talking. In fact, neither will admit that there is any deal in the works. But multiple sources have confirmed that the two vendors have been in talks for months, negotiating an agreement in which Reuters will buy out One Equity Partners' stake in Telerate.

However, it appears that progress remains slow. Originally, tal