eSIGNAL AND CHICAGO BOARD OPTIONS EXCHANGE ANNOUNCE âCBOE LIVEOPTIONSâ CBOE, the Worldâs Largest Options Exchange, Now Offers a Customized Version of eSignalâs Real-Time Quote and Chart Service HAYWARD, Calif. â August 9, 2005 -- eSignal, a division of Interactive Data Corporation (NYSE: IDC) and a leading provider of streaming, real-time financial market data, news, analytics and decision support tools to professional and individual traders, today announced that it has developed a customized quote, charting and news package for the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). The new service, called CBOE LiveOptions, is a white-labelled version of eSignalâs MarketCenter Liveâ¢ service, which has been enhanced to meet the needs of options traders. CBOE LiveOptions is now available on CBOEâs website, www.cboe.com. âWe take pride in our ability to offer exchanges and institutions quality products that both improve their customerâs experience as well as broaden the overall range of services that they offer,â said Chuck Thompson, President of eSignal. âOur ability to fast track product development and create customized, quality offerings for business partners like CBOE is a testament to our expertise in the real-time, financial tools marketplace. CBOE LiveOptions users will enjoy a robust service that leverages the eSignal infrastructure which currently services tens of thousands of users worldwide.â CBOE LiveOptions offers real-time, streaming quotes from major U.S., Canadian, Latin American, European and Asia Pacific exchanges, as well as charts and news. CBOE LiveOptions is an easy-to-use service that requires no downloads and runs within a standard Internet browser, through an enhanced Java-based application. âCBOE has always offered cutting-edge trading tools through its website, and this is another way in which we are adding value for our customers. eSignal did a great job of customizing CBOE LiveOptions to suit the specific needs of options traders. CBOE is committed to delivering the worldâs most dynamic options trading website and a state-of-the art quoting service is another important step in achieving this goal,â said CBOE Vice President of Internet Marketing, Cynthia Elsener. In addition to CBOE LiveOptions, users will be able to add eSignalâs QuoTrekÂ® service to their CBOE real-time account â providing a mobile tool for investors. QuoTrek delivers the same real-time, streaming quotes, charts and news as CBOE LiveOptions directly to PDAs, including PocketPC, BlackBerryÂ® and Palmâ¢ devices. Pricing and Availability: The new service is available to all existing CBOE.com real time quote users immediately, free of charge for a 30-day trial (Exchange Fees Apply). Others interested in CBOE LiveOptions can sign-up for a free 30-day trial (Exchange Fees Apply). To sign-up now, visit www.esignal.com/cboe. For more information concerning eSignalâs private-label program go online to www.marketcenterlive.com/privatelabel/. About Chicago Board Options Exchange: CBOE, the world's largest options marketplace and the creator of listed options, is regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). For additional information about the CBOE and its products, access the CBOE website at: www.cboe.com. About eSignal: The eSignal division (www.esignal.com) of Interactive Data Corporation (NYSE: IDC) (www.interactivedata.com) is a leading global provider of financial and business information to professional and active individual investors. Building on a 20-year legacy of delivering time-sensitive financial information, eSignal provides streaming, real-time market data, news and analytics. eSignal's suite of products includes eSignalÂ®, Advanced GETâ¢, QuoTrekÂ®, FutureSourceÂ® and MarketCenter LIVEâ¢. Blackberry is a registered trademark of Research In Motion, Limited. Palm, is among the trademarks or registered trademarks owned by or licensed to Palm , Inc.