FISO Annual Meeting Poorly Attended; Marketing Effort Needed To Raise Cash, Membership

THIS MONTH'S LEAD STORIES

The fledgling Financial Information Standards Organization celebrated its first official year of existence at a sparsely- attended annual general meeting June 20th-21st in New York. The organization, while hurting for paid-up members, may nonetheless have hit upon a topic -- metering digital data feeds -- that could be the key to opening the checkbooks of major Wall Street firms.

Less than two dozen were on hand at an IBM Maiden Lane conference room to hear FISO chairman Tom Penney of Smith N

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