MoneyOnline Offers Real-Time Quotes for Free

January 29, 1998

For the first time, people who use the web to manage their money can get real-time stock quotes from the NYSE, Amex, and Nasdaq for free from www.money.com. In a relationship between Thomson Financial Services and Time Inc. New Media, real-time quotes are now available to all users of the National Magazine Award winning site.

MoneyRTQ displays market data in an integrated TipSheet format, one of the most popular features of the Thomson Investors Network. A variety of Thomson companies provide an integrated summary of existing research on the selected security. Intraday charts, 12-month charts, key measures, First Calls' consensus earnings estimates and the Investnet Insider Trend Index are provided for every real time quote accessed.

Users can request up to 50 real time quotes per day. All users must register and agree to comply with the exchange requirements specified at site registration.

"We're delivering the full value of Real-Time Quotes by including it in a context where our users are actively managing their money throughout the day," said Linda McCutcheon, President, Time Inc. New Media. "Adding Real-Time Quotes to Money.com is a further example of our determination to provide the most comprehensive and useful range of tools and information available for managing personal finances online."

"We are excited to be teaming with Money.com to offer free real-time quotes to investors online," said Ray Kingman, president of Thomson Investors Network. "For more than a decade, Thomson Financial Services has been providing professional level services to prominent Wall Street players. By drawing on the foundation of core Thomson information, the MoneyRTQ site combines expert financial commentary and real-time data to make a premier site for investors."

Thomson Investors Network has been featured as NetGuide's Site of the Day, was named as one of the world's top financial Web sites in the book Investing Online -- Dealing in Global Markets on the Internet, and was honored with a 4- star rating from the American Association of Individual Investors. Thomson Investors Network also has established strategic relationships with Time Inc. New Media's MONEY.com Plus, AT&T WorldNet Service, PR Newswire's Money Talks, Datek Online and digiTRADE, Inc.

Time Inc. New Media is one the most innovative publishers on the World- Wide Web, producing digital versions of some of the world's most trusted and respected magazine brands as well as creating and managing a range of other top quality sites. Consistently ranked as one of the most popular destinations on the web, Time Inc. New Media leverages the power of brands that include Time, People, Sports Illustrated, Money, Fortune, Entertainment Weekly and Life to deliver the broadest range of timely and definitive news and information to its rapidly growing online audience.

Thomson Financial Services (TFS) is a leading provider of quality financial information, research, analysis and software to the worldwide investment and corporate communities. A division of The Thomson Corporation, TFS employs more than 7,000 people in over 40 locations around the world. The principal activities of The Thomson Corporation (Toronto: TTC) are specialized information and publishing, newspaper publishing and leisure travel. With sales of $7.7 billion in 1996 and more than 50,000 staff worldwide, the corporation operates primarily in North America and the United Kingdom with expanding interests internationally.

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