eSignal, a division of Interactive Data Corporation (NYSE: IDC) and a leading provider of streaming, real-time financial market data, news, analytics and decision support tools to professional and individual traders, today announced the immediate availability of QuoTrek 1.1, with user interface improvements, including free world indices and added compatibility with smart phones and the BlackBerry Web Client service from Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX:RIM).
QuoTrek provides streaming quotes, charting and analytics to wireless devices such as BlackBerry Wireless Handhelds. This new version of QuoTrek expands its compatibility to support service for the BlackBerry platform including BlackBerry Enterprise Server and BlackBerry Web Client services.
"By extending our service to BlackBerry Web Client, we further demonstrate our commitment to our goal of providing access to portfolio and comprehensive market information anywhere, anytime," said Chuck Thompson, president of eSignal. "We want to afford anyone with an interest in the market a limited free trial of QuoTrek. Now, on a limited free trial basis, BlackBerry customers can download QuoTrek and receive global indices and discover the advantage of a portable market monitor."
QuoTrek offers investors the same streaming quotes as eSignal's award-winning services and application. With QuoTrek, investors receive global information from financial markets throughout North America, Europe and Asia. QuoTrek features streaming charts with wireless access to data that can be displayed in line, bar or candlestick charts. Other improvements include visually highlighting symbols in the quote window to indicate trading activity and offering free world indices.
"A step in the right direction," said Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan, editor, Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities. "QuoTrek is a big step in bringing wireless market data to active traders."
"I'm already addicted to my BlackBerry for my company email. Now, I receive market quotes delivered on the same device," said Stan Brooks, President and Chairman of Brookstreet Securities Corporation and eSignal user. "My entire financial portfolio is viewable in the palm of my hand."
"With QuoTrek and BlackBerry, financial professionals have wireless access to global financial market information, such as streaming charts, quotes and analytical documents, allowing them to remain connected to time sensitive information while ohile on the go," said Mark Guibert, Vice President of Corporate Marketing at Research In Motion.