|By PR Newswire||
|March 6, 2007 12:00 PM EST||
CHICAGO, March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Townsend Analytics (http://www.townsendanalytics.com/), a leading provider of multi-broker, multi-asset, multi-currency, and multi-route electronic trading solutions for the global capital markets, will bring StreetAccount's real-time market intelligence to users of its RealTick(R) execution management system (EMS).
Townsend's institutional clients and investors around the world will be able to access StreetAccount's online content -- including portfolio and sector headlines, research, commentary, email alerts and filtering tools -- from the RealTick EMS.
"By integrating StreetAccount access into RealTick, we're able to provide our clients with a substantive source of independent and unbiased trading information straight from the same platform they trade with," explains Larry Hansen, Global Head of Content Services for Townsend Analytics. "This will help RealTick users improve their workflow and react more quickly to critical market conditions," he adds.
"We expect this agreement with Townsend Analytics will help us greatly broaden our exposure to the global marketplace," states StreetAccount partner, Cynthia Dietzmann. "With tens of thousands of RealTick users around the world -- including many of the major buy- and sell-side firms -- we're excited to be just a click away from an important audience," she adds.
The RealTick EMS delivers a wide range of North American, European and Asian market data and trading capability across equity, futures, options, fixed income, and foreign exchange markets, unlimited depth of book, advanced research and analytical tools, risk and account management tools, as well as direct trading connectivity to major pools of liquidity such as exchanges, ECNs and broker-specific destinations.
RealTick, created by Townsend Analytics, is the electronic trading industry's premier multi-asset, multi-broker, and multi-route direct-access trading platform. RealTick delivers real-time market data, news and analytics; sophisticated trading tools; unrivaled access to brokers, exchanges and ECNs; and risk management tools to institutions, broker-dealers and individual investors. RealTick's advanced technical design is supported by state-of-the- art data centers and a redundant network for market data and orders. For more information, visit http://www.realtick.com/.
*RealTick is a registered trademark of Townsend Analytics, Ltd. About Townsend Analytics
Townsend Analytics has been changing the way the world trades since 1985. The Chicago-based company created many technology innovations that are now considered standards in the financial services industry. These include the first real-time financial software under Microsoft Windows(R); the first product to provide real-time streaming data over the Internet; the first integrated solution for NASDAQ trading rooms; and the first Windows-based direct-access trading solution. Townsend Analytics also developed Archipelago and the Archipelago Exchange, the nation's first all-electronic, fully open exchange. The firm has engineered direct-access solutions for money managers, asset managers, hedge funds and mutual funds worldwide. The firm's four main lines of business include Trading Services, Content Services, Exchange Services, and Risk Management Services. Townsend Analytics, Ltd. is a wholly owned, independently-operated subsidiary of Lehman Brothers (ticker symbol: LEH). For more information, visit http://www.taltrade.com/.
StreetAccount (http://www.streetaccount.com/) is the leading provider of equity market intelligence to institutional investors, including mutual funds, hedge funds, and investment management firms. The company's real-time commentary bridges a gap between news and analysis by providing a filtered, intelligent, and timely view of market news. Street Account is headquartered in Jackson, Wyoming and maintains offices in Atlanta, Boston, London, and Ridgewood, New Jersey.Townsend Analytics; StreetAccount
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