Hayward, CA., July 10, 2003 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 to professional and individual traders, today announced the launch of MarketCenterâ¢ a revolutionary new Internet service that provides real-time access to streaming market quotations from every major U.S. and European exchange, plus streaming charts with analytics and real-time market scanners. âWe know of no other single Java product that offers this much exchange coverage â stocks, futures, options, FX, Single Stock Futures, plus European data,â said Chuck Thompson, president of eSignal. âAt the price point at which this service is being offered, anyone with an interest in the market can build a portfolio in MarketCenter and use their cell phone, PDA, laptop with Wi-Fi, PC or any device with an Internet connection to view their portfolios plus analytics on charts from anywhere in the world â at home, the office or while traveling. This product sets a new standard for market data streamers.â MarketCenter is an ultra-thin client with quote windows, detailed snap quote windows, charting and market scanners presented in an attractive Java applet. With eSignalâs award-winning products and technically advanced infrastructure supplying MarketCenterâs core data, users will have fast and reliable quotes for the NYSE, NASDAQ, AMEX, CBOT and CME with E-Minis, as well as international exchanges like the London Stock Exchange, Germanyâs Deutsche Boerse and more than 30 additional exchanges. In addition, the MarketCenter interface includes a âclick to chatâ customer support button, allowing customers to contact a live customer support representative and chat in real time. Users may also click to interact with an online community of traders at www.esignalcentral.com to have the exposure to and the knowledge of other traders in a peer-to-peer environment. MarketCenter offers access to customizable charting with the ability to view candlestick, bar and line charts. The charts support various intervals of 1-minute on up to daily and monthly views. Users can apply more than 15 overlaid studies to their charts including Bollinger Bands, ADX, Moving Averages, Commodity Channel Index, MACD, Momentum, RSI and more. The product also includes access to market scanners that search through more than 10,000 stocks in real time to retrieve information about top performers and laggards. Users can generate a complete list of top trading prospects based on real-time analysis and can also view Pre-Market scans, Rally Scans and customizable Power Scans to pinpoint major segments as well as individual stocks poised to move. Thompson added, âMarketCenterâs price points are lower than those currently offered by competitive systems and will effectively change the economics of market data delivery to individual and professional traders. I am very pleased with our companyâs ability to execute on the demands of serving a global marketplace with a virtual business solution. From the use of high-speed and redundant Internet data delivery systems to real-time support and community development, MarketCenter is a major step forward for this segment of the financial services industry.â A free 30-day trial of MarketCenter includes access to add-on services. For more information about MarketCenter, visit www.marketcenter.com. About eSignal: The eSignal division (www.esignal.com) of Interactive Data Corporation (NYSE: IDC) (www.interactivedatacorp.com) is a leading global provider of financial and business information to professionals 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. The company's suite of products includes eSignalâ¢, eSignal Market Scannerâ¢, Advanced GETâ¢, eSignal Proâ¢ and MarketCenterâ¢.