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Barron's Selects Multex Investor Among Best Websites for Investors.

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 26, 1999--, Inc. (NASDAQ: MLTX), the Internet's largest community of brokers, analysts and investors today announced that Barron's has selected Multex Investor ( as one of Barron's "Best Websites for Investors." Barron's describes the site as, "A powerhouse of a research site, making available over 300,000 research reports from over 250 sources," and notes that "the sheer volume of research it conveniently offers is hard to beat."

In addition to its selection by Barron's as a top Web site for investors, Multex Investor is also available through many of the other "Barron's Best" sites. Multex Investor is the exclusive or premier research provider for several of the other financial sites selected, including, AOL Finance Channel,, CNNfn, CBS MarketWatch, Yahoo! Finance,, Silicon Investor and Bloomberg.

Barron's used a number of criteria for selecting its premier Websites for investors, including "Ease of Use," "Depth and Usefulness of Data," "Editorial Content," "Tools and Interactivity," and "Timeliness." Multex Investor received the highest score overall in the "Depth and Usefulness of Data" category, as well as superior scoring for "Editorial Content."

"The acknowledgement in Barron's is meaningful for two reasons," said James Tousignant, President of "First, the selection by Barron's clearly demonstrates that Multex Investor is a unique online marketplace bringing together hundreds of brokerage firms and financial services firms with millions of online investors. And, it's very gratifying to be recognized by Barron's, one of the world's most respected financial publications."

Launched in November 1998, Multex Investor has rapidly grown to over 780,000 members and has already established relationships with the Internet's top financial hubs, including Yahoo!, AOL,,,, Hoovers, Wall Street Journal Interactive, Excite and Web Crawler. Multex Investor has quickly become one of the most important and popular destinations on the Web for serious investors.

About, Inc. ( is the world's largest interactive community of brokers, analysts and investors. Through partnerships with Bloomberg, Reuters and Dow Jones, and premier financial Web portals including AOL, Yahoo!, and CBS Market Watch,'s financial information is available on over 200 financial Web sites.

Focused on content, connectivity, commerce and community, offers products and services across three business lines Business to Business, Business to Consumer, and Content . Using the Internet, and through customized Intranets, provides up-to-date investment research, earnings and financial data to more than 1,500,000 individual investors, institutional investors and financial professionals, including mutual fund managers, portfolio managers, brokers and their clients. Multex Investor (, is one of the Internet's most popular destinations, targeting the rapidly growing online individual investor market.

In a recent stock transaction, acquired Market Guide, Inc. ( Market Guide sets the benchmark standard for quality financial information, with distribution across more than 120 financial Web sites.
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