New York, New York – (The Hosting News) – October 17, 2007 – Discovery search engine, InfoNgen, along with research and estimates services provider, TheMarkets.com, has launched the new Bullseye customized alerting tool, to include real-time news, combined with broker research.
TheMarkets.Bullseye, is designed as a a real-time alerts system combining broker research and web-based news content. Amy Kadomatsu, Senior Vice President of Product, Marketing, and Strategy for TheMarkets.com remarked, ”Bullseye represents our continued focus on enhancing our product line in direct response to our client base’s requests. We’ve taken this request a step further by integrating news content and broker research- targeted to the investment interests of the client-in a single alerting system that is available via the web or a customizable window on the desktop.”
The Company reported that, in a recent survey, 90% of respondents indicated that adding news to TheMarkets.com would add value to their workflow. Bullseye enables subscribers to TheMarkets.com to customize their watchlists of coverage, collating relevant results from broker research and online sources including mainstream news, local and foreign language media, government and regulatory websites, company press releases, and blogs.
Key benefits of Bullseye: — Extends clients’ currently existing Profiles-watchlists of tickers, keywords, and industries-from TheMarkets.com to web-based news, blogs, and regulatory content — Features real-time scrolling headlines, targeted to the client’s coverage, from tens of thousands of online sources and TheMarkets.com — Links to original source documents, with translated and original-language versions, as well as seamless access into TheMarkets.com — Tags web-based content with key topics, such as mergers and acquisitions, using InfoNgen technology — Includes a customized browser toolbar, that enables the user to search TheMarkets.com from anywhere on the web.
Alina Sullivan, Vice President of Global Sales for TheMarkets.com added, ”We’re driven by the mandate of saving clients time. And Bullseye does just that, by narrowing down to one the number of resources an institutional investor needs to see the announcements and analysis that will impact their investments. More than that, it also enables subscribers to rely on Bullseye to keep them from missing a piece of breaking news or a lesser known item that might represent alpha potential. Bullseye is about saving time and identifying opportunity, and we’re excited to present it to our over 1800 client firms globally.”
John Mahoney, CTO and Co-founder of InfoNgen offered, ”Bullseye is the first product we’ve launched, in partnership with TheMarkets.com, that leverages our technology to provide their client base of institutional investors a solution for discovering relevant information across their broker research, news sources, industry publications, journals, blogs and more. Our proprietary tagging technology makes quick work of categorizing and filtering hundreds of thousands of pieces of web-based content daily-enabling clients to focus their time on taking action on issues and opportunities.”
TheMarkets.com is a provider of research and estimates services to over 1800 institutional investment management firms worldwide. TheMarkets.com is owned by: Banc of America Securities, LLC (NYSE: BAC), Citi (NYSE: C), Credit Suisse (NYSE: CS), Deutsche Bank (NYSE: DB), Dresdner Kleinwort, part of Dresdner Bank AG and a member of the Allianz Group (NYSE: AZ), The Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE: GS), JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM), Lehman Brothers (NYSE: LEH), Merrill Lynch (NYSE: MER), Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS), UBS Investment Bank (NYSE: UBS), and Reuters (Nasdaq: RTRSY, LSE: RTR), which provides technological infrastructure, web-hosting services, and certain proprietary content.
Recently, InfoGen opened its subscriptions to include an offer for free professional-grade business and financial information search. InfoNgen launched its free news monitoring and search service at www.infongen.com. At the center of InfoNgen’s search capability is a proprietary tagging engine that processes and filters volumes of information to make the results relevant to each individual user’s needs.
InfoNgen is owned by Instant Information, Inc., which was founded in 2004 by Isaak Karaev and John Mahoney to provide information management and collaboration solutions to the financial industry. The company is privately owned and funded by Standard and Poor’s, Reuters, and several private equity firms including Union Square Ventures.
To learn more about InfoNgen, please visit: www.infongen.com.
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