Launches Streaming, Real-Time Market Data Solution with eSignal

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    Raphel Finelli eSignal Launches Streaming, Real-Time Market Data Solution with eSignal

    New CBS MarketWatch LIVE Offers Online Streaming Quote System Compatible with Wireless Handheld Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq:MKTW), a leading multi-media publisher of business news and provider of financial information and analytical tools, today announced that eSignal, a provider of streaming, real-time financial market data, news, analytics and decision support tools and a division of Interactive Data Corporation (NYSE:IDC), has teamed with MarketWatch to launch CBS MarketWatch LIVE, an online streaming, real-time news and market data product that is also compatible with portable handheld devices.

    CBS MarketWatch LIVE offers eSignal's award-winning market data, along with integrated news and commentary. This new service provides tick-by-tick quotes from more than 75 global markets, streaming charts and market depth, including NASDAQ Level II. CBS MarketWatch LIVE users may easily access and utilize the integrated news content by simply right-clicking on any symbol to pull up valuable content, including news, company profiles, bulletin boards, insider trades, SEC filings, market advisors and annual reports.

    "We have been exploring the idea of delivering streaming, real-time market data to our online audience for quite some time," said Larry Kramer, Chairman and CEO of "eSignal not only provided the advanced feeds and services we were looking for, but was also able to deliver a terrific solution for us that can be accessed virtually anytime, anywhere with the creation of CBS MarketWatch LIVE."

    "We are very pleased to have teamed up with, one of the leaders in online business and investor news," said Chuck Thompson, president of eSignal. "CBS MarketWatch LIVE is a global market data and industry-leading solution that allows MarketWatch to expand its services and provide customers with a robust, streaming market information platform."

    Among the many features offered to subscribers of CBS MarketWatch LIVE are the following:

    -- Global Market Data, including real-time U.S. and Canadian stocks and futures, U.S. options, European/Asian/African/ Australian stocks and futures

    -- CBS MarketWatch News and Commentary

    -- 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 that provides a detailed view of each symbol

    -- Forex data from more than 200 sources

    -- Time & Sales

    -- Options Chains that display all options for the underlying symbol

    -- 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

    For an additional fee, MarketWatch will offer CBS MarketWatch LIVE customers a portable companion product called QuoTrek, a wireless quote and market information service for mobile devices, including RIM BlackBerry(R), Microsoft PocketPC and Palm(R). This service will enable subscribers to keep up with their stock portfolios linked to their CBS MarketWatch LIVE account while away from their computers.

    CBS MarketWatch LIVE is available immediately for purchase at for as low as $14.95 per month, plus exchange fees and fees for any add-on services. A free, 30-day trial is available.

    About, Inc., Inc. (Nasdaq:MKTW) is a leading multi-media publisher of business news and provider of financial information and analytical tools. Founded in 1997, the Company operates two award-winning websites, and The Company produces the syndicated CBS MarketWatch Weekend program, airs financial reports over The CBS TELEVISION NETWORK and provides updates every 30 minutes on the Radio Network. also offers subscription products for individual investors, including The Hulbert Financial Digest, Retirement Weekly and The Technical Indicator. The Company's MarketWatch Information Services group is a leading licensor of market news, data, investment analysis tools and other online applications to financial services firms, media companies, wireless carriers and Internet service providers.

    About eSignal

    The eSignal division ( of Interactive Data Corporation (NYSE:IDC) ( 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).

    CBS and CBS TELEVISION NETWORK are trademarks of CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license.

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