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Fri Jan 15 18:58:10 CST 2016
On 01/15/2016 04:34 PM, Brent Hilpert wrote:
> I'm guessing: are you mentioning BR here in relation to stock
> exchanges - were they a major supplier for stock exchange data
Oh yes--look up "Telequote". I think that CHM has a few bits as well.
A lot of caselaw was tied up in Telequote, but by the early 70s, nearly
every stockbroker had a TQ terminal on his desk. BR was one of the
first companies I bought stock in--the future was very clear to me at
I think most of the server gear for Telequote was IBM S/360 stuff, but
I'm not certain my memory is accurate.
Having a Telequote terminal would be akin to having a SABRE airline
reservation terminal from the 60s.
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