Any recommendations (books, blogs etc.) on material that actually does this? The one business book that comes to mind is "Business Adventures" by John Brooks , which ironically might be as popular as it is because it's one of Bill Gates' favourite business books.
The system worked well until the 1960s when the volume of trading on busy days overwhelmed the system, sometimes delaying the quotes for hours. There had been plans to build a computer network already, but the data outages made it an urgent issue.
The classic book Business Adventures has a chapter on the chaos sowed by the failure of ticker tape.
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