eSignal 7 Series recognized as top-performing market data application by investors and industry experts

eSignal® wins technical analysis of stock & commodities magazine's "Best Real-Time and Delayed Data," three Trade2Win awards from the UK, and is a finalist in the SIIA's codie awards

eSignal, a division of Interactive Data Corporation (NYSE: IDC), and a provider of streaming, real-time financial market data, news, analytics and decision support tools, has been given a Readers' Choice Award from Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities magazine. The magazine's readers in the 2004 annual Readers'Choice Awards voted eSignal 7 Series products and services as providing "the Best Real-Time and Delayed Data." In addition, eSignal received top honors from Trade2Win, a leading community website for active traders in the UK for providing "the Best Real-Time Data Feed," "Best Software for UK Intra-Day Traders," and "Best Software for US Intra-Day Traders." Finally, the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) has selected eSignal as a Codie finalist in the category of "Best Online Professional Financial Information Service."
"We are very pleased and honored to be recognized by so many people in the investor community," said Chuck Thompson, president, eSignal. "It is a privilege to have the readers of Stocks & Commodities, the Trade2Win community and the SIIA recognize eSignal's world-class products and services delivering market news, charts and analytical information. Each year we strive to improve our products and offer an increasing range of services, and it is very gratifying to be recognized for our accomplishments."

eSignal is a leading provider of real-time quote products and services delivering streaming, time-sensitive financial data to the PCs and laptops of active and professional traders. The eSignal® application provides streaming data from all major exchanges worldwide including U.S. stocks, options and futures exchanges, Canadian exchanges, European, Asian and Pacific Rim exchanges, plus market depth, Forex, fixed income and hundreds of world indices. eSignal also includes in-depth analytical information through multiple charts, news feeds, research studies, alerts, back testing, a formula engine for developing chart studies, paper trading and access to multiple brokerages.

eSignal's products have consistently been recognized for providing one the best market data delivery services available. These awards and honors underscore the sophisticated technology that supports eSignal's product lines and has made eSignal the preferred market information and analytics platform for individual investors, hedge fund managers, brokers and money managers, as well as full-time and part-time traders.

For further information:

Raphel Finelli
eSignal +1(510) 723-3501
rfinelli@mail.esignal.com

About eSignal:

The eSignal division (www.esignal.com) of Interactive Data Corporation (NYSE: IDC) (www.interactivedata.com) is a leading global provider of financial and business information to professional and active individual investors.   Building on a 20-year legacy of delivering time-sensitive financial information, eSignal provides streaming, real-time market data, news and analytics.   eSignal's suite of products includes eSignal®, Advanced GET?, MarketCenter?, QuoTrek® and FutureSource®.