S&P Give Clients Cusip Now

Standard & Poor's Cusip Service Bureau has launched Cusip Now, a new issue alert service free to all licensed Cusip customers from December 2006. Cusip Now uses "push technology" to deliver new Cusip issues and reference data to market participants every 15 minutes.

New securities are registered and enter the market thousands of times every day. Cusip Now makes this information available to end-users, allowing the markets to communicate effectively, using Cusip's glo