eSIGNAL RECOGNIZED AS TOP FINANCIAL SOFTWARE BY NUMEROUS EXPERTS AND TRADE PUBLICATIONS HAYWARD, Calif., March 9, 2010 â 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 for professional and individual traders, today announced that it has received top accolades from multiple publications and industry associations, including honors from Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities, Trade2Win (T2W), TraderPlanet.com and the Web Marketing Association. âeSignal continues to be recognized among the top financial information services providers, and I am pleased to say that the credit for our ongoing success goes to our outstanding team of designers, developers, and marketing and administrative personnel who are truly the brains and brawn behind these services,â said Chuck Thompson, president of eSignal. âEach of the publications and organizations who have recognized our products are standards in the industry, and we are honored to receive these respected awards.â eSignal received a number of awards from Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities magazine, led by the top award in the Real-Time/Delayed Data category. Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities is a leading industry publication that serves professional and individual traders and investors in the U.S. eSignal was also a first runner-up in the End of Day Data, Software Over $1,000, and Software Under $500 categories, as well as a finalist in the Institutional Platform and Professional Platform categories. eSignalÂ®, Advanced GETÂ® Edition also received accolades from Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities and was first runner-up in both the Trading Systems Futures and Trading Systems Stocks categories. eSignal also received two gold medals from T2W in the 2009 Members Choice Awards, the highest honors from a leading online community Web site for active traders in the UK. For the third year in a row, eSignal received the gold in the Best Real-time Data Feed category, and eSignal, Advanced GET Edition received the gold in the Best A.I Software. In addition, eSignal and eSignal OnDemandSM received bronze awards in the Best Software for U.S. Intra-Day Traders and Best Software for U.S. EOD Traders, respectively. Additionally, eSignal was the first place recipient in the Data category of the 2009 Superior Trading And Resource (STAR) Awards, sponsored by TraderPlanet.com, an interactive social-networking site for active traders and investors. eSignal.com, the website used to market its active trader services, also received the 2009 WebAward for Outstanding Website from the Web Marketing Association. About Interactive Data Corporation: Interactive Data Corporation (NYSE: IDC) is a leading global provider of financial market data, analytics and related solutions 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. Interactive Data, headquartered in Bedford, Mass., has approximately 2,400 employees in offices located throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. 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. For more information about Interactive Data Corporation and its businesses, please visit Interactive Dataâs newly launched, web site at www.interactivedata.com About eSignal: eSignal (www.eSignal.com), Interactive Data Corporationâs (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.