NEW YORK and LONDON, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
eToro, the world's largest investment network announced today that http://www.TraderPlanet.com, the financial social-networking site for active traders and investors, and SFO magazine, the official advocate for personal investing, awarded eToro OpenBook™ the 2011 Superior Trading And Resource (STAR) Award.
Now in its third year, The TraderPlanet STAR program, honors companies and individuals in the financial industry for outstanding vendor and author achievement. The winners were selected during a three month voting process ending January 31, 2012, based on individual reviews of products and services that provide exemplary performance and value for traders.
"eToro's OpenBook takes the concept of social networking in a real-time trading platform to a new level," said Lane J. Mendelsohn, founder and president of http://www.TraderPlanet.com. "We congratulate eToro on their continued innovation , and are pleased to include them among an elite group of vendors who have created high quality products that encourage traders to prosper."
"We are very pleased to be recognized for our social trading innovation," said eToro CEO, Johnathan Assia. "This recognition from leaders in the financial industry confirms our leading role in the social trading revolution that provides more opportunities for investors by tapping into the wisdom of the crowds to generate more profits, increased collaboration, knowledge sharing and automatic copying of top performing traders."
eToro is the world's largest investment network, with over 1.75 million registered users in over 140 countries and thousands of new accounts opened each day. eToro leads the social trading revolution through its community powered network, which enables every investor to see, follow and automatically copy the actions of other investors in real time. eToro's mission is to open the financial markets to every individual and make them accessible through a simple, transparent and more profitable way to trade and invest online. By harnessing the wisdom of the crowds every member of eToro's social trading network benefits from accelerated information exchange, knowledge sharing and the ability to quickly identify the best investment opportunities. eToro's open Guru Program allows expert and talented traders to earn wide reaching recognition and monetize their trading expertise by earning rich monthly rewards. eToro's wide range of award-winning web-based and mobile social trading platforms appeal to every level of trading expertise, and provide an amazing investment experience that caters to the needs of the consumer investor. For more information, visit us at http://www.etoro.com.
TraderPlanet.com, an Inc. 500 company headquartered in the Tampa Bay, Fla., area is a social-networking site that provides individual traders of all skill levels a one-stop destination for financial information and trading tools. TraderPlanet.com is the only financial-networking site of its kind that offers its members a full suite of market-data feeds, advanced technical tools and extensive analyst commentary across asset classes, while enabling members to give back to the broader world community through gift giving to charitable causes. TraderPlanet.com's highly interactive, multimedia platform promotes a free-flowing exchange of ideas through questions, answers and commentary geared toward improving trading strategies and investment performance.