RealTime IT News Personalizes Financial Services

Financial information site Thursday launched, enabling investors to tailor investment resources to their individual needs.

Following the personalization trend found throughout the Internet industry, allows investors to choose customizable tools in categories including quotes, streaming charts, stock portfolios, real-time news, hot lists, market research and page layouts. The free service also features an IPO center that delivers analysis and research for upcoming and recent IPOs.

" provides investors with the tools to develop their own financial information homepage," said Stan Hjartberg,'s director of market information.

"Investors shouldn't be required to wade through pages of data to find out how their portfolio is performing or what's making news in the markets. With, investors can quickly and easily access the information that is important to them."

The company Thursday also debuted streaming LiveCharts and logo-based stock tickers on, which can run while users work on other applications. All the new features are designed to ease use for subscribers, said Robert Honeycutt,'s president and chief executive officer.

" is another demonstration of our commitment to provide investors with quality and timely information to gain greater power and control over their investments," he said.