Online Brokerage in $1.5 Million Ad Deal With

Datek Online, an online
brokerage firm, signed a $1.5 million deal to be the exclusive sponsor of’s stock market
ticker for 1998.

“Financial service companies are looking for consistent exposure on top
investment news sites, of which is the clear leader,” said Dawn
Kikel, vice president of sales for “The stock market ticker is
one of our key franchise positions. We will continue to develop high-end
promotional opportunities for our clients that take advantage of the most
popular aspects of our site.”

“ is a perfect media outlet for Datek Online,” said Rob Bethge,
vice president of marketing for Datek Online. “ has created a
community of active individual investors, exactly our target audience, and is
one of the best known online brands.” provides an insider’s look at what’s happening on Wall Street.
Subscribers get timely news on stocks, hot funds and market trends,
irreverent commentary about the ways of Wall Street, and a critical look at
what the financial media are saying.

Subscriptions are $9.95 per month.

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