Topic: In the late '90s, brokerages would charge 5 cents for each real time stock quote
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The ones delayed at least 15 minutes were free. Can't have individual investors with access to up to date stock prices.


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Welcome to the future, Mr. Van Winkle.


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THE WORLD WENT TO SHIT WHEN THEY STOPPED USING TICKER TAPE!
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should the brokerage firms work for free?


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AynRand said: should the brokerage firms work for free?

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Should stores sell goods with non-current prices on them?


Posted by Original_Lonley_Guy_
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It's pretty amazing to think how many industries the internet has crushed.

There also used to be these things called "record stores" where you would go buy "CDs".


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. said: THE WORLD WENT TO SHIT WHEN THEY STOPPED USING TICKER TAPE!
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Oh the parades they used to throw.
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Original_Lonley_Guy_ said: It's pretty amazing to think how many industries the internet has crushed.

There also used to be these things called "record stores" where you would go buy "CDs".

­still exist :rolleyes:


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. said:
­still exist :rolleyes:

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A few small independent record stores and some large retailers with record section but nothing like Tower Records or even FYE.


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AynRand said: should the brokerage firms work for free?

Yes.



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