Itâs finally here! We are pleased to announce that the launch of TradeStation 7, the next generation of TradeStationâs award-winning electronic trading platform for active and institutional traders, will begin February 28, 2003. TradeStation 7 is the result of over $7 million of product development expense and nearly two years of work. Please view the latest press release at http://www.tradestation.com/aboutus/0225b2003.shtm regarding the launch of TradeStation 7 issued Tuesday, February 25, 2003. Structured Rollout of TradeStation 7 to Existing TradeStation 6 Users With more than 10,000 existing brokerage clients and subscribers, TradeStation Securities (Member NASD, SIPC & NFA) and TradeStation Technologies are planning a structured rollout of TradeStation 7 which will take place throughout the next several weeks to help ensure a smooth upgrade process for all platform users. Sometime within the next several weeks, you will be automatically prompted to upgrade when you log on to TradeStation 6. Please rest assured that we will work diligently to upgrade as many users as possible each week. We appreciate your patience during this process. Although you have the option to continue using TradeStation 6 even after you have been prompted to upgrade, you will not be able to enjoy the many benefits of TradeStation 7 unless you upgrade. A detailed description of the new features, functions and enhancements in TradeStation 7 is available at http://www.tradestation.com/TradeStation7. New Lower Commissions beginning March 31, 2003 TradeStation Securities is pleased to announce new lower brokerage commissions effective March 31, 2003 for futures and stock options. You do not need to have upgraded to TradeStation 7 before March 31, 2003 in order to receive this new commission structure. Stocks (per order) - First 500 shares will be $1.20 per 100 shares, and $.60 for each 100 shares over 500. Stock Options - $1.20 per contract E-Mini Futures - $2.80 per side, per contract Security Futures - $1.20 per side, per contract All other U.S. Futures - $6.99 per side, per contract If you are a brokerage client of TradeStation Securities on the current commission schedule, your account will automatically be adjusted to the new commission rates listed above effective March 31, 2003. There is nothing you need to do. However, if you are a legacy brokerage client (not on the current commission schedule), please contact TradeStation Securitiesâ Client Services team to discuss moving over to the new commission schedule. TradeStation 7 Monthly Platform/Data Fees TradeStation 7 Base Platform Fee $99.95 (Brokerage Clients) TradeStation 7 Base Platform Fee $199.95 (Non-Brokerage Clients/Subscriber) RadarScreen $69.95 OptionStation $39.95 RadarScreen & OptionStation $89.95 (a savings of approximately $20 per month) ECN Books $10.00 Dow Jones Newswire $95.00 New Around-the-Clock Service Beginning March 10, 2003, TradeStation Securities is pleased to announce that it will offer its brokerage clients around-the-clock software and trading desk support. The new service hours will be as follows: Sunday, from 6 p.m. through Friday, 5 p.m. Eastern Time. As always, we appreciate your loyalty and support.