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CustomTracks Corporation (CUST)
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Here is a copy of a recent article regarding this company.

Is Something Brewing At Custom Tracks (CUST) $4.75 ?

...or what's wrong with this picture.

Well, here is the FIRST in our series of undiscovered music/internet related companies
that we promised 40 days ago. We will be adding (maybe) six music/internet stocks to the
Watch List in the coming weeks.

Things have been hot today for this sub-sector of the Internet. CDNow (CDNW) is up
37% and it's merger partner N2K (NTKI) is up 50%. And of course K-Tel (KTEL) is
screaming, up 76% on news of it's getting on Microsoft's Shopping Channel.

Now, who the heck is CustomTracks and why have you never heard of them. First, what
they are not. Although we would like them to be, they are not (yet) a client of Perry & Co
the parent company of ISR.

CustomTracks was Amtec (a company founded by David Cook, Ross Perot and Kenneth
Anderson) back in 1989. David also co-founded Blockbuster. What they used to do is
un-important to us. What is important is that they are getting out of the old business
(officially today) and the proceeds after the sale is completed will result in the company
having, get this, $80 million in cash or equivalents including allowance for payment of
transactional costs.

That is equal to $5.36 per share in cash. Ohhh my. Oh and no debt. is the hard part. What are they going to do with all that cash? We spoke to
Beverly Fuortes at the company and she said that they are:

A). Getting into the Internet music business.
B.) They plan to offer customized CD's.
C). They need to acquire rights to music (to have a selection to make your custom CD).
D.) They want to create a library of music.
E.) They will make money by selling these custom CD's that they make for you.

Vague to say the least. So sorry. But what are you going to do. Probably the most
important thing to look for is there signing agreements (hopefully) with some major record
labels. If you want more info call Beverly Fourtes at 972-702-7057. Tell em we sent ya.

Joseph Charles & Associates also did a one page write up. Call Doug Friend to get a copy
at 800-284-9995.

One last thing. The insiders have been buying the stock*.

CEO David Cook**
25,000 $6.28 - $6.31 7/31/98
39,000 $4.63 - $6.44 6/11/98
VP Ronald Woessner
6,716 $6.25 - $6.44 7/27/98
6,000 $4.69 - $5.19 6/2/98
18,500 $4.59 - $4.75 5/20/98
President John Wilson
16,000 $4.00 5/15/98
VP Stuart Evans
30,000 $3.00 6/6/98
20,000 $3.83 - $3.88
Director Antonio Sanchez
962,700 $3.66 - $3.70

*Figures from a Joseph Charles report dated 9/22/98
** David has been granted options to buy 4 million shares at $7.00

Begin your due diligence here:

Beverly Fourtes
One Galleria Tower
1334 Noel Road, Suite 1555
Dallas, Texas 75240-6604
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2513 Just thought I would keep this thread alive a bit longer... Since so many shorRick Smith-12/15/1999
2512 How are your nerves? Does it feel like playing CHICKEN with a speeding train? Rick Smith-10/25/1999
2511 Rick, you're right...I should learn to articulate myself as well as you...yNeil_L-10/15/1999
2510 Another pathetic post by a short. Dude, you guys need to have something more tRick Smith-10/15/1999
2509 Boy, you certainly have me running scared...this POS may be able to be manipulaNeil_L-10/15/1999
2508 Can You Say BANKAMERICA or Amazon?? Remember these words well, as they are yourRick Smith-10/15/1999
2507 Hey Dave, may I have the honor of getting the last post on this thread to closeTom Hua-10/11/1999
2506 Tom, #reply-11487288 Davedave_s-10/8/1999
2505 Bob, there's no doubt in my mind that comes Jan 1 ZIXI will be in single diTom Hua-10/7/1999
2504 Tom... I am still holding pat. ZIXI is my largest short holding however unlikeBob Trocchi-10/7/1999
2503 Since apparently no one has noticed yet, I DID create a new thread to reflect tKevin Podsiadlik-10/6/1999
2502 Bob, I took some off the table, covered 35% at 26 and a teenie. It is still myTom Hua-10/6/1999
2501 Tom... >>Bob, ZIXI looks sick on the chart. << Thanks for the chaBob Trocchi-10/6/1999
2500 Bob, ZIXI looks sick on the chart. Stock has been below 200-d MA, momentum is Tom Hua-10/5/1999
2499 Guru... >>could Amazon use the technology. << Sure they could butBob Trocchi-10/3/1999
2498 The majority of one has spoken. Here you are: #Subject-30965 See everybody ovKevin Podsiadlik-10/2/1999
2497 This one's stepping down nicely...barring another earth shattering event liNeil_L-10/1/1999
2496 <i>If I'm not mistaken AMZN recently bought a similar company (sorry,Tom Hua-10/1/1999
2495 From the hmmmm " (AMZN:Nasdaq) is trying to corneThe_Guru_00-10/1/1999
2494 Kevin, A new thread is long overdue, since the thread started when CUST was indave_s-10/1/1999
2493 Poll time. Should we: a) rename this thread to the new name and symbol (we woKevin Podsiadlik-10/1/1999
2492 Barb, Also, Look at IMAL being bought but FDC (the world's Largest Credit dave_s-10/1/1999
2491 If I'm not mistaken AMZN recently bought a similar company (sorry, I don&#Mama Bear-10/1/1999
2490 Tom, I was about to post that. Without the options market cap of CUST is aboutdave_s-10/1/1999
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