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EquityAlert.com Announces Investment Opinion, No. 6.

Business Editors

NOTE TO EDITORS: The following is an investment opinion issued

by EquityAlert.com

VANCOUVER, B.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 16, 2001

EquityAlert.com (OTCBB:EINC)

Ralston Purina Gains 27.41% On News of Merger

EquityAlert.com, Inc. (www.EquityAlert.com), one of the largest re-distributors of public company and mutual fund news alerts, today forwarded free real time news alerts on a wide range of NYSE stocks.

Among the active issues available to our real time news alert subscribers so far today, Tuesday, January 16th, were Ralston Purina Co. (NYSE: RAL) and Schering-Plough Corp. (NYSE: SGP).

Ralston Purina Co. had gained 27.41% at 10:52 AM EST today, after announcing with Nestle S.A. that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement. Under the agreement, Nestle will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Ralston Purina for $33.50 per share in cash.

Schering-Plough Corp. issued a press release announcing that the European Commission of the European Union (EU) has granted marketing authorization for desloratadine 5 mg tablets as a once-daily, nonsedating treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis (SAR) in adults and children 12 years of age and older.

Additional recent real time news alerts available to EquityAlert.com subscribers included Nokia (NYSE: NOK), Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) and AT&T (NYSE: T).

EquityAlert.com's real time public company news alerts is a free service that allows pro-active investors to receive email news alerts on the stocks they own or plan to own, thus allowing them to take advantage of potentially significant price moves that often follow time-sensitive news announcements.

For more information on these and other actively traded issues on all major US markets, please visit our Web site located at www.EquityAlert.com.

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EquityAlert.com's real time public company news alerts are a free service that allows pro-active investors to receive email news alerts on the stocks they own or plan to own, thus allowing them to take advantage of potentially significant price moves that often follow time-sensitive news announcements.

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News alerts are only forwarded to our Subscribers as requested and only for informational purposes. Typically, in addition to the requested information about the company which our Subscriber is monitoring, the news alerts contain an advertisement describing a product, service or company for which we receive a fee, at our normal advertising rates of $55 per 1,000 alerts (subject to volume and other discounts) from the advertising company. One or more of the companies named in this release may have been or may be, at some future date, an advertising company.

This release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and section 21E of the Exchange Act of 1934, as amended by Public Law 104-67 and is subject to safe harbor created by these sections. Actual results, performance or achievements could differ materially from those anticipated in such forward-looking statements, which involve numerous risks and uncertainties, including the Company's ability to continually expand its subscriber base and opt-in email lists, market its services to potential advertisers, the regulatory environment in which the Company operates, future acceptance of the Company's services, and other factors described in the Company's filings with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

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