This JavaScript Ticker is an example of "Data Binding" using "Tabular Data Control (TDC)" which is a Microsoft ActiveX control built in to Internet Explorer.

Code:
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN">
<html>
<head>
<title>JavaScript Ticker (using Tabular Data Control)</title>
<!-- BEGIN TICKER STYLE -->
<style type="text/css">
.tickerStyle{font-family:verdana,arial,helvetica; color:#666699; font-weight:bold; font-size:8pt; background:#EEEEFF; border-right:#666699 solid 2px; border-left:#666699 solid 1px; border-top:#666699 solid 1px; border-bottom:#666699 solid 2px; padding:3px; width:400px; text-align:center; text-decoration:none}
.tickerStyle:hover{font-family:verdana,arial,helvetica; color:#666699; font-weight:bold; font-size:8pt; background:#DDDDEE; border-right:#666699 solid 1px; border-left:#666699 solid 2px; border-top:#666699 solid 2px; border-bottom:#666699 solid 1px; padding:3px; width:400px; text-align:center; text-decoration:none}
</style>
<!-- END TICKER STYLE -->
<!-- BEGIN JAVASCRIPT TICKER USING TABULAR DATA CONTROL -->
<script language="JavaScript">
// JavaScript Ticker
// - using Tabular Data Control
// (c) 2002 Premshree Pillai
// http://www.qiksearch.com

function TDC_Ticker(objName, divName, counter, maxMsgs, timeOut)
{
 try
 {
  eval('tickerSet=' + objName + '.recordset');
  if(!tickerSet.EOF && counter<maxMsgs-1)
  {
   tickerSet.MoveNext();
   counter++;
  }
  else
  {
   counter=0;
   tickerSet.MoveFirst();
  }
  setTimeout("TDC_Ticker('"+objName+"','"+divName+"','"+counter+"','"+maxMsgs+"','"+timeOut+"')", timeOut); 
 }
 catch(e)
 {
  alert('This Ticker works with IE 5+ only.');
 }
}
</script>
<!-- END JAVASCRIPT TICKER USING TABULAR DATA CONTROL -->
</head>
<body bgcolor="#FFFFFF">

<!-- BEGIN TICKER PLACEMENT -->
<center>
<object id="ticker" classid="CLSID:333C7BC4-460F-11D0-BC04-0080C7055A83">
   <param name="DataURL" value="tickerData.txt">
   <param name="UseHeader" value="TRUE">
   <param name="TextQualifier" value="~">
   <param name="FieldDelim" value="|">
</object>
<a href="" datasrc="#ticker" datafld="messageURL" class="tickerStyle">
   <span id="tickerDiv" datasrc="#ticker" datafld="message"></span>
</a>
<script language="JavaScript">
 var tickerMaxMsgs=4; // Maximum Messages in the Data File
 var tickerCount=tickerMaxMsgs;
 new TDC_Ticker('ticker','tickerDiv',tickerCount,tickerMaxMsgs,2000); // Set the Ticker
</script>
</center>
<!-- END TICKER PLACEMENT -->

<!-- BEGIN TICKER PLACEMENT FOR CPY -->
<center>
<object id="cpy" classid="CLSID:333C7BC4-460F-11D0-BC04-0080C7055A83">
   <param name="DataURL" value="cpyData.txt">
   <param name="UseHeader" value="TRUE">
   <param name="TextQualifier" value="*">
   <param name="FieldDelim" value="^">
</object>
<a href="" datasrc="#cpy" datafld="messageURL" class="tickerStyle">
   <span id="cpyDiv" datasrc="#cpy" datafld="message"></span>
</a>
<script language="JavaScript">
 var cpyMaxMsgs=2; // Maximum Messages in the Data File
 var cpyCount=cpyMaxMsgs;
 new TDC_Ticker('cpy','cpyDiv',cpyCount,cpyMaxMsgs,4000); // Set the Ticker
</script>
</center>
<!-- END TICKER PLACEMENT FOR CPY -->

</body>
</html>