Quotron

Quotron

A computer service that gives quotes for securities. It was originally the name of a single computer system, but the term has become generic.
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Back in the 1980s, when I was starting out, stock brokers had a secret weapon -- Quotron machines displaying the most recent stock ticker prices.
* An additional $430 million charge was to cover the 'restructuring' of the information business division--of this, $400 million to the loss-making Quotron subsidiary, a financial information service which provide price data to traders and analysts worldwide, and which had been subject to legal action.
The trustees of non-diversified open end funds declared on Friday for Putnam Global Income Trust class B shares (Nasdaq:PGLBX) and Putnam Global Income Trust class C shares (Quotron symbol pending) distributions of USD0.0570 per share investment income.
He had a private telephone line with a stock brokerage house, had frequent conversations with brokers, and even had a Quotron machine in his home to obtain current stock prices.
Another smashes his Quotron screen, and because all the other screens are linked to a single cable, all of them go out, bringing effective sales to a halt.
Information may be accessed on the Reuters 2000 Service under the symbols PT and PTCO.IN, on Bloomberg under the symbol PLTM PL and on Quotron under the symbol PT.
Users can also find it on America Online, AnalysisMart, A-T Financial Information, Baseline, Ben Ezra Wienstein & Company, Bridge (formerly ADP/FIS), Bureau Van Dijk, CompuServe, Cross Border Solutions/Ensage, Deloitte & Touche Consulting (Peerscape), Dow Jones Interactive, EBSCO, Harvest Technology, IDD Information Services, LEXIS-NEXIS, MULTEX, NASDAQ On Line, NASDAQ.com, NewsEdge/Desktop Data/Individual, Inc./Sandpoint, OCLC, Quote.com, Reuters (Reality Online, Inc.), Reuters America (Quotron Systems), USA-DATA, and Walker Research.
By the time the market opened at 9:30 a.m., a core group of employees had joined Chapman and Bravo around a Quotron machine.
At work she will have an aged bumper sticker on her Quotron machine that says, "More people died in Ted Kennedy's car than at Three Mile Island." One night while this analyst, Nina, is in a bar on the Upper East Side with a guy wearing a Jerry Garcia tie, a trader who mousses his hair and drives a Jeep Wrangler, her apartment - frayed screen and open window serving as the method of ingress - will be robbed.
In January, Reuters announced plans to acquire Quotron, the money-losing data services business owned by Citicorp.
is the exclusive agent for the Downtown office property owned by Quotron Systems, Inc., a subsidiary of Citicorp.
Quotron Systems, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Citicorp, and nearly all companies--especially information-intensive companies--benefited from this competitive LD marketplace.