Selective Information Distribution

Rohit Khare (
Wed, 4 Dec 1996 12:22:01 -0500

Now here's a real infowar opportunity: if you can't call down the hall to
confirm a story with another broker (since each have custom feeds), then an
attacker can really destabilize a market... or make sure only pro-BT news
gets through :-)

LONDON FINANCIAL NEWS, "Reuters Ends First Call's Honeymoon," November

25, 1996:

Today, Reuters has introduced Reuters' Broker Research, which is
cheaper than First Call Corp.'s Research Direct, and other competitors

are not far behind. British Telecom is expected to launch a service
early next year that will allow brokers to control exactly which fund
managers in a firm view their research.