INTERACTIVE DATAâS MARKET-Q PROVIDES NEW CONTENT AND TOOLS TO HELP INSTITUTIONAL CLIENTS MAKE INFORMED INVESTMENT DECISIONS Market-Q 3.3 includes Expanded Canadian Market Data, Comprehensive ETF Information and New Navigation Features Hayward, Calif., April 21, 2010 â Interactive Data Corporation (NYSE: IDC), a leading provider of financial information, analytics and related solutions, today announced the release of Market-Q 3.3, which offers enhanced content, tools and navigation, designed to empower wealth managers and futures traders to help them make informed investment decisions. Market-QSM is Interactive Dataâs fully-hosted, Java browser-based, real-time desktop terminal for financial institutions. It is designed to help minimize a firmâs costs associated with technology infrastructure and bandwidth use. The new enhancements to Market-Q include: â¢Expanded Canadian content, including news from Market News Publishing, StockWatch, Fundamental Data, Ownership Data, Index Constituents and other sources â¢ETF Profile, a comprehensive browser page which displays key ETF facts â¢Industry/sector lists that enable users to easily assemble comparative information about related companies and import it directly into their watch lists for monitoring and analysis â¢New features for futures traders, including: a streaming futures options window; futures symbol auto-listing that enables easy insertion of related futures contracts; new data fields; and Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Chicago Board of Trade Level II displays â¢Navigational tool enhancements, including: customizable new Hot Keys; an RSS news reader; a Forex Window displaying cross rates in an easy-to-read format; and a news ticker displaying real-time news headlines as they happen â¢Full support for Interactive Dataâs Enterprise Server, which manages cost by reducing bandwidth for remote and central offices by enabling users to host servers onsite âMarket-Qâs new features and content, developed in response to market requirements from both existing and prospective customers, add greater functionality to our flexible, cost-effective, customizable desktop solution,â said Chuck Thompson, president of eSignal, Interactive Dataâs desktop solutions group. âWealth managers and futures traders now have access to more information as a result of Market-Qâs combination of real-time market data and powerful analytical tools.â Market-Q offers a broad array of financial information and content, including global real-time market data, advanced charting capabilities, Dow Jones Newswires news and analysis, and commentary on companies and market events. Its components can be customized to display market data on a hosted Web site. In addition, Market-Qâs streaming capabilities are accessible from Web browsers, providing users with the flexibility to utilize its capabilities regardless of their location. Market-Q has flexible conflation settings, which enable users to obtain an appropriate level of data while significantly improving bandwidth utilization and network traffic. For additional information, please visit the Desktop Solutions section of www.interactivedata.com. About Interactive Data Corporation Interactive Data Corporation (NYSE: IDC) is a trusted leader in financial information. Thousands of financial institutions and active traders, as well as hundreds of software and service providers, subscribe to our fixed income evaluations, reference data, real-time market data, trading infrastructure services, fixed income analytics, desktop solutions and web-based solutions. Interactive Dataâs offerings can help clients around the world with mission-critical functions, including portfolio valuation, regulatory compliance, risk management, electronic trading and wealth management. Interactive Data is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts and has more than 2,400 employees in offices worldwide. Pearson plc (NYSE: PSO; LSE: PSON), an international media company, is Interactive Dataâs majority stockholder. For more information, please visit 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.