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eSIGNAL RELEASES NASDAQ LIVEQUOTES PRO
Browser-Based Professional-Level Workstation Provides Streaming Market Quotes, NASDAQ Level II, NASDAQ TotalView and Market News Along With Powerful
Financial Analysis Tools and Business Information Resources.
HAYWARD, Calif. April 15, 2008—eSignal, the desktop solutions division of Interactive Data Corporation (NYSE: IDC) and a leading provider of streaming, real-time financial market data, news, analytics and decision-support tools for professional and individual traders today announced the release of NASDAQ LiveQuotes Pro, a powerful upgrade to NASDAQ LiveQuotes.
NASDAQ LiveQuotes Pro is a browser-based, professional-level workstation that requires no software download and features customizable charting, streaming real-time market data from more than 125 exchanges worldwide, NASDAQ Level II access, custom workspaces, detailed quotes windows, wide-ranging business news feeds and comprehensive market research and analysis tools.
“We’re very enthusiastic about providing NASDAQ with LiveQuotes Pro,” said Chuck Thompson, president of eSignal. “It leverages the strengths of NASDAQ, the largest stock exchange in the U.S., which are embedded within our high-quality web-based financial market workstation. NASDAQ LiveQuotes Pro provides a comprehensive market-analysis and trading support solution for active traders.”
NASDAQ LiveQuotes Pro offers a rich set of features and capabilities. A dynamic chart viewer allows viewing of 31 customizable technical studies. Users can examine detailed quotes and global data on all asset classes, including more than 125 exchanges and 100-plus indices. The flexible environment maintains up to 10 full custom workspaces and 15 window components. Searchable news is available from Dow Jones, AFX, COMTEX and other news providers.
LiveQuotes Pro contains tabbed quote windows with real-time updates. The product also includes intraday and historical charts with studies and drawing tools, dynamic time-and-sales viewing, and a Market Depth order book with bid/ask quotes from NASDAQ TotalView, NYSE OpenBook and others. It also enables customers to receive notification alerts and perform market scanning, both with user-defined criteria. Customers also enjoy a free LiveQuotes Toolbox companion product.
The LiveQuotes Pro symbol guide retrieves information on a wide spectrum of financial instruments, including a dynamic display of options chains, extensive commodities coverage that is searchable and viewable in several formats and fundamental data from company balance sheets. LiveQuotes Pro also includes evaluations and corporate actions from Interactive Data Pricing and Reference Data. ICAP’s GovPX service for U.S. Treasury pricing and GTIS Forex rates for more than 100 currencies and precious metals are also available.
Users of LiveQuotes Pro can also access additional information through an integrated web browser and export data in multiple formats to other applications. For example, commodities traders can benefit from weather maps, and mobile quotes, charts and news are available with QuoTrek via add-on service for PDA or Blackberry.
For additional information, visit www.esignal.com or call 800.833.1228.
About Interactive Data:
Interactive Data Corporation (NYSE: IDC) is a leading global provider of financial market data, analytics and related services to financial institutions, active traders and individual investors. The Company's businesses supply real-time market data, time-sensitive pricing, evaluations and reference data for millions of securities traded around the world, including hard-to-value instruments. Many of the world's best-known financial service and software companies subscribe to the Company's services in support of their trading, analysis, portfolio management and valuation activities. Through its businesses, Interactive Data Pricing and Reference Data, Interactive Data Real-Time Services, Interactive Data Fixed Income Analytics, and eSignal, the Company has approximately 2,300 employees in offices located throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. The Company is headquartered in Bedford, Mass. Pearson plc (NYSE: PSO; LSE: PSON), an international media company, whose businesses include the Financial Times Group, Pearson Education, and the Penguin Group, is Interactive Data Corporation's majority stockholder.
Pricing, evaluations and reference data are provided in the U.S. through Interactive Data Pricing and Reference Data, Inc. and internationally through Interactive Data (Europe) Ltd. and Interactive Data (Australia) Pty Ltd.
Interactive DataSM and the Interactive Data logo are service marks of Interactive Data Corporation.
For more information about Interactive Data Corporation and its businesses, please visit www.interactivedata.com.
eSignal (www.eSignal.com), Interactive Data Corporation’s (NYSE: IDC) desktop solutions business, is a leading global provider of financial and business information to professional traders and active individual traders. Building on a legacy of 25 years of delivering time-sensitive financial information, eSignal provides streaming, real-time market data, news and analytics. eSignal's suite of products includes eSignal®, Advanced GET®, QuoTrek®, FutureSource®, MarketCenter LIVESM, QCharts®, LiveCharts®, Market-QSM and the Web portals FutureSource.com, Quote.com® and RagingBull.com.