eSignal Wins Exclusive Agreement with NASDAQ to Provide Streaming, Real-Time Market Data Service NASDAQ LiveQuotes Provides Streaming Quotes Including NASDAQ Market Depth Plus Real-Time Charts and News 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, has entered into an agreement to be the exclusive provider of NASDAQ LiveQuotes, a subscription-based, streaming real-time market data tool for users of the popular NASDAQ.com Web site. Under the marketing agreement, eSignal will offer NASDAQ LiveQuotes, a streaming real-time stocks, options and futures product available in a web browser over any Internet connection. LiveQuotes includes NASDAQ's TotalView Data Products, such as NASDAQ Level I and II quotes plus NASDAQ's premier market depth service, TotalView. TotalView augments the power of Level II by providing a display combining the aggregate size - by price level; NASDAQ market participants' attributed and un-attributed quotes/orders are in the top five price levels. In addition, TotalView provides the aggregate size of all un-attributed quotes/orders at each of the top five price levels. "Today's experienced investors require reliable market data that can be easily accessed and customized with their own portfolios," said Bruce Hashim, director and general manager of NASDAQ.com. "After looking at the competition, eSignal clearly was the front-runner in delivering streaming real-time quotes. In addition to eSignal's award-winning data, eSignal has integrated NASDAQ.com's unique content offering of news, commentary and a new risk analysis tool making this a highly desirable and powerful offering." Chuck Thompson, president of eSignal, said, "We are very pleased by NASDAQ's decision to use eSignal's global market data. This agreement allows NASDAQ to offer their customers an industry leading, reliable service at an affordable price." NASDAQ LiveQuotes offers: -- Global Market Data including real-time U.S. and Canadian stocks and futures, U.S. options, European/Asian/African/Australian stocks and futures -- Up to 10 portfolios featuring more than 25 customizable data fields -- Streaming Charts with more than 15 analytical studies -- Market Scanners with customizable searches that screen the market for buy and sell opportunities -- Snap Quote window provides a detailed view of each symbol -- NASDAQ News and Commentary -- Forex data -- Time & Sales -- Options Chains display all options for the underlying symbol -- LiveQuotes Toolbox featuring market statistics, commentary, risk analyzer and other valuable tools for traders -- Easy, anywhere access and user-friendly interface with customizable colors and columns -- No software download required, firewall friendly and Wi-Fi (Wireless Internet) compatible -- Access to other traders via bulletin board through the eSignal Central website, an online community for traders -- Free technical support via email and online via LiveRep NASDAQ LiveQuotes is available immediately for purchase at www.esignal.com/livequotes for as low as $14.95 per month plus exchange fees and add-on services, or call 1.800.833-1228 for more information. A trial is available for the first 30 days. About NASDAQ: NASDAQ is the largest U.S. electronic stock market. With approximately 3,300 companies, it lists more companies and, on average, trades more shares per day than any other U.S. market. It is home to category-defining companies that are leaders across all areas of business including technology, retail, communications, financial services, transportation, media and biotechnology. NASDAQ is the primary market for trading NASDAQ-listed stocks. Approximately 54% of NASDAQ-listed shares traded are reported to NASDAQ systems. For more information about NASDAQ, visit the NASDAQ Web site at www.NASDAQ.com or the NASDAQ Newsroom(SM)at www.NASDAQnews.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 eSignal(R), eSignal Market Scanner(TM), Advanced GET(TM), eSignal Pro(TM), MarketCenter(TM) and QuoTrek(R).