NexTrend to Add to Its Software and Internet Products to Achieve Wider Distribution Among Serious Traders And


Sep 27, 2000, 01:00 ET from NexTrend Technologies, Inc.

    DALLAS, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- NexTrend Technologies, Inc. today
 announced that they would distribute breaking news from to
 NexTrend's clientele and offer access to's premium financial
 content through its software products.
     Under the terms of the agreement, NexTrend will integrate's
 subscription-based content into its analytical software, giving easy access to
 both individual and institutional investors using and NexTrend
 software.  In addition, NexTrend will display daily news from on
 its website. will also offer NexTrend customers a free month
 trial to, and, all part of network.
     NexTrend is a leading developer of financial analysis software.  Its
 products focus on providing easy to use decision support tools to serious
 investors and traders.  NexTrend receives streaming, real-time data from the
 North American exchanges and major news providers and feeds this data into
 software residing on a desktop PC.  Clients can perform customized analysis in
 real time and can access online trading from a variety of brokerage firms to
 execute trading decisions that result from this analysis.  "Our model of
 client-resident software powered by internet-delivered data delivers speed,
 scalability and power to individual and professional investors," said Mark
 Cherlin, President and CEO of NexTrend. serves this same
 audience through its network of websites by providing timely, to-the-point
 financial news and analysis updated before, during and after the bell by the
 largest independent financial newsroom on the web.
     "'s financial content is an excellent addition for our
 users," said Cherlin.  "Our clients rely on multiple sources to get the
 information they demand to make informed trading decisions, and they depend on
 us to provide them with access to the tools they need to make informed
 decisions from within the NexTrend software.  We believe the reliability,
 speed and analytical tools of our software are unmatched, and access to's superior financial journalism will be a significant addition
 to our news offerings.  Integration with, a leader in financial
 news and commentary is an important strategic move for us.  This alliance is
 another step toward making our product the most comprehensive tool available
 for investors and traders."
     "We recognize the importance of extending further into the financial
 community by offering our service through NexTrend's comprehensive and
 powerful streaming real time software," said Richard Auletta, Vice President,
 Business Development for  "With this alliance, we are expanding
 our reach into this market through NexTrend's clientele.", Inc. (Nasdaq:   TSCM) is a leading producer of original,
 timely, comprehensive and trustworthy financial news and commentary -- through
 its network of free and subscription-based web sites, and through conferences,
 books, and wireless and broadband initiatives. Network includes
 the free site for individual investors of all experience levels,
 and three subscription-based satellite sites: for active
 investors; for IPO investors; and for investment
 professionals. brand is built on its best-in-class editorial
 team of experienced financial journalists based in New York City, San
 Francisco and London, and commentators throughout Europe and Asia.
     NexTrend, Inc. (, based in Dallas, Texas, serves
 as a holding company for NexTrend Technologies, Inc., a software technology
 company.  The company offers advanced, real-time financial market data, news,
 fundamentals and analysis services for active traders and investors.  The
 company markets its services through online brokers and investment service
 providers in the United States and Europe that are competing to attract these
 traders and investors.  The company has developed and expects to release in
 the first quarter of 2001 a proprietary electronic direct access trading
 system ("E-DAT(SM)") that will also be offered to this market as a fully
 integrated service incorporating the company's financial market data and
 analytical services.
     This news release may contain forward-looking statements within the
 meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  Investors
 are cautioned that any forward-looking statements, including those regarding
 intent, belief or current expectations of the company or its management, are
 not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties.
 Actual results may differ materially from those in the forward-looking
 statements as a result of various factors.  Such factors include, but are not
 limited to, general economic conditions and competitive pressures in the
 markets in which the company operates, regulatory changes, one-time events and
 other risks.

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